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Progress Report: Becky Stark

NAME: Becky Stark PROGRESS REPORT: Performing with the Decemberists, performing and recording with the L.A. Ladies' Choir, prepping an album with The Living Sisters, recording…
jessica | May 20, 2009 - 2:59 pm

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Lavender Diamond – “I Don’t Recall” Video

Becky Stark a/k/a Lavender Diamond released a new record last year, Incorruptible Heart, her first since 2007. Back in September, we showed you the video
Liz Pelly | April 6, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Lavender Diamond – “Everybody’s Heart’s Breaking Now” Video (Stereogum Premiere) + Stream Incorruptible Heart

Dormant since 2007, Becky Stark's indie pop project Lavender Diamond surfaced earlier this year with the spacious "Oh My Beautiful World," later delivering a second…
Corban Goble | September 25, 2012 - 10:16 am

Lavender Diamond – “Everybody’s Heart’s Breaking Now”

Next month, Becky Stark's Lavender Diamond project returns with Incorruptible Heart, her first album under that name since 2007's Imagine Our Love. Back in June,…
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2012 - 10:34 am

Lavender Diamond – “Oh My Beautiful World”

Lavender Diamond is the project of singer and musician Becky Stark, who hasn't worked under the moniker in a while though she's been around. But,…
Corban Goble | June 27, 2012 - 2:08 pm

Preview John C. Reilly’s Third Man Singles (Feat. Tom Brosseau & Becky Stark)

Chest Rockwell is releasing a couple of singles on Third Man. Considering that Third Man label boss had a quick cameo as Elvis in Walk
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2011 - 9:05 am

Becky Stark Corrals Colin Meloy, Tunde Adibempe Into Joining A “Parody” Web Series

We're told Califunya, the pressingly precious new web-series created by Lavender Diamond's Becky Stark, "parodies a high school play that is parodying a kids' show…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2010 - 5:02 pm

New Lavender Diamond Video – “Like A Prayer” (Madonna Cover)

Two years late is better than never. Becky Stark aka Lavender Diamond joined the likes of Ariel Pink and Giant Drag on Through The Wilderness,…
Amrit Singh | November 23, 2009 - 2:38 pm

The Decemberists Cover Heart

We've seen live videos of the Decemberists doing Decemberists tunes everywhere from The Colbert Report to The Tonight Show (Leno version) lately, but those professional…
Amrit Singh | June 2, 2009 - 1:47 pm

Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their treks…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am

The Decemberists @ Hollywood Palladium 5/19/09

When the Decemberists (and Shara Worden) played "The Wanting Comes In Waves/Repaid" on Leno, it felt a bit fragmented. There was no such problem last…
Brandon Stosuy | May 20, 2009 - 2:24 pm

The Decemberists Bring “The Wanting Comes In Waves/Repaid” To Leno

Like they did at The Colbert Report, the Decemberists brought Shara Worden and their mythical prog jam "The Wanting Comes In Waves/Repaid" to Leno last…
Amrit Singh | May 15, 2009 - 1:44 pm

Stream Shins, Bright Eyes, National Covering Merge Classics

Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2009 - 1:55 am

SXSW 2009: Decemberists Debut Hazards Of Love

Last night Austin's Stubb's Bar-B-Q hosted the live debut of Decemberists' Hazards Of Love, the latest morbid prog opera from a band famous for them.
Scott Lapatine | March 19, 2009 - 11:28 am

New Decemberists (Feat. Becky Stark) – “Won’t Want For Love (Margaret In The Taiga)”

The next song title in a collection of very Decemberisty track titles to come from the Portland outfit's forthcoming The Hazards Of Love is "Won't…
Amrit Singh | March 13, 2009 - 9:47 am