VIDEO: St. Vincent “Digital Witness”

February 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on VIDEO: St. Vincent “Digital Witness”

I’ve always been intrigued by St. Vincent’s music but never fully engaged. Everything she produces is extremely stylized, but the substance often seemed a bit lacking.¬†Evidently, Annie Clark’s 2012 collaboration with David Byrne did her much good, as¬†“Digital Witness” has an immediate and profound impact with its bracing funk syncopation and paranoid social commentary. If […]

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David Byrne and St. Vincent Perform “Who” on Fallon

September 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on David Byrne and St. Vincent Perform “Who” on Fallon

Got the circle spin of death over at NBC’s official Jimmy Fallon page, so I found this on Vimeo. I’m liking this record just about exactly as much as I thought I would. The David Byrne parts appeal to me, and I can leave or take St. Vincent’s contributions. This song in particular works well […]

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This is not my beautiful office

June 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on This is not my beautiful office

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Stream: The Dirty Projectors “Stillness Is the Move”

April 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

When I first saw Dirty Projectors a few years ago, I was immediately drawn in by the vocal interaction with the oddly compelling chord changes. The band has remained on my radar ever since, but I hadn’t ever quite given it as much attention as I intended. Then I heard “Knotty Pine“, a collaboration with […]

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How Did I Get Here?

March 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off on How Did I Get Here?

Amusing clip of David Byrne on Colbert. *update* The Comedy Central embed sucks. Here’s the official Colbert Nation link. (via)

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