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Fuss-worthy folkies just don't come easy. But from the deep morass of capos and acoustics we have Elvis Perkins's Ash Wednesday, a stellar debut from…
Amrit Singh | June 20, 2006 - 6:29 pm

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Fleetwood Mac Tribute Concert To Feature Joanna Newsom, Mark Ronson, & More

Best Fest, the same people responsible for previous events like Dylan Fest, Petty Fest, Stones Fest, George Fest, and Neil Fest are now putting on…
Peter Helman | January 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm

Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Elvis Perkins – “Mexican Ritual” (Feat. Alec Ounsworth) (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year we heard Andrew Bird's cover of the New Pornographers' "The Fake Headlines," part of the Yellow Bird Project's Good People Rock covers comp.
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2015 - 10:06 am

Elvis Perkins – “Hogus Pogus” Video

The no-longer-in-Dearland Elvis Perkins has a new solo album called I Aubade coming out next month, and he's just shared the video for "Hogus Pogus,"
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Elvis Perkins – “Hogus Pogus” (Stereogum Premiere)

Elvis Perkins will return this winter with a new album called I Aubade on his own label, MIR Records. Largely self-recorded at home and around…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 12:28 pm

Elvis Perkins In Dearland Debut Song On Gabe & Max

Elvis Perkins & Co. delivered Gabe and Max a total summer jam via Skype. It's over at Videogum.
stereogum | May 25, 2010 - 3:56 pm

Elvis Perkins In Dearland/Dawn Landes @ The Bell House, Brooklyn 4/23/10

The last time we brought you photos from an Elvis Perkins show was in December at the Bowery Ballroom during a stretch of particularly grey…
Brandon Stosuy | April 26, 2010 - 5:05 pm

Elvis Perkins In Dearland/Bowerbirds @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 12/4/09

As the year comes closer to end with endless gray skies, Elvis Perkins In Dearland's updated "Slow Doomsday" feels like an apropos soundtrack. Perkins &…
Brandon Stosuy | December 5, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Bumbershoot 2009 In Photos

At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest.
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2009 - 10:34 am

New Elvis Perkins In Dearland – “Slow Doomsday”

The last we heard from Elvis Perkins In Dearland, they were rattling "Chains, Chains, Chains" in a shadowy, cavernous Sean Pecknold video. Earlier, we shared…
Brandon Stosuy | August 19, 2009 - 3:54 pm

New Elvis Perkins In Dearland Video – “Chains, Chains, Chains”

Bon Iver's Bonnaroo backers and proven Mark Mulcahy fans Elvis Perkins In Dearland are doing their own music in this clip for "Chains, Chains, Chains,"
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2009 - 8:42 am

Bonnaroo 2009: Trent Says Goodbye, Bruce Says Merry Christmas

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Sets from Jimmy Buffet and Bruce Springsteen bookended a day of mellow, familiar dadrock with more mass appeal than…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm

SXSW 2009: Wednesday In Photos

SXSW 2009 opened with a bit of bad luck turned good: It was too foggy for our flight to land in Houston, so they re-routed…
Brandon Stosuy | March 19, 2009 - 11:22 am

New Elvis Perkins In Dearland Live Video – “Shampoo” (Gold Room Session)

This clip paints a nice image of what it's like to be Elvis Perkins In Dearland. This is a Gold Room Session, from the same…
Amrit Singh | March 3, 2009 - 9:55 am

New Elvis Perkins In Dearland – “Shampoo”

Just before the new year we pointed you over to the new Elvis Perkins In Dearland site, where the fuss-worthy folkie and Class of '06…
Amrit Singh | January 13, 2009 - 11:05 am