His style, which featured bottle caps, safety pins, badges, toy soldiers, and other found items, helped define the look of the ’80s and ’90s, and he was an in-demand art director and image consultant, working with Boy George, Neneh Cherry, Kylie Minogue, Massive Attack and Bjork. He was 58.
”Day In America,” which takes on the recent Florida shooting, is from Mark’s upcoming collaborative album with Donny McCaslin (David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’) and Jim White (The Dirty Three). He’s also releasing a Sun Kil Moon album and an album under his own name.
Last night (2/19), the three-night “Interference AV” festival began at the AMC Empire multiplex in NYC’s Times Square. Each night features experimental video collective Undervolt & co., who project immersive VJ sets on the movie screens during live musical performances…
Soul singer Bette Smith grew up in pre-Giuliani Bed-Stuy and sang in church as a child, but didn’t start a proper music career until releasing her debut album on Fat Possum imprint Big Legal Mess last year.
We’ll be back at Cheer Up Charlies for three days of free Austin day parties again this year, in partnership this year with Margin Walker (the Austin-based company behind Sound on Sound and Fun Fun Fun Fest).
Father John Misty has just shared a new song titled “Mr. Tillman,” which seems to be mostly sung from the point of view of a hotel’s staff to the singer. “You left your passport in the mini-fridge,” “don’t leave your mattress in the rain, you sleep on the balcony,” and “Jason Isbell’s here, as well/And he seemed a little worried about you” are just a few of the things they need to let him know.
High Up hail from the Omaha/Saddle Creek and their lineup includes some familiar faces, such as Orenda Fink (Azure Ray, Now It’s Overhead), her husband Todd Fink (The Faint), and Matt Focht (ex-Bright Eyes). Bright Eyes collaborator Mike Mogis produced their new album…