We’ve Got A File On You: Britt Daniel

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Britt-Daniel-SpoonIt might be hard to believe, but Spoon have now been releasing music for close to 25 years. Initially, the recent announcement of a greatest hits compilation might’ve seemed a little odd. These guys still feel in the midst of a lengthier-than-usual prime, their oft-mentioned and absurd level of consistency ensuring they have … More »

Elvis Costello Named OBE: “It Confirms My Long-Held Suspicion Nobody Really Listens To The Words”

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Elvis Costello has been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to music, and though he’s “happy to accept this very surprising honour,” the legendary singer-songwriter posted a note to his website admitting that he had mixed feelings about receiving the distinction. More »

Stream Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ Purse EP

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Last year, Elvis Costello reunited with his backing band the Imposters on Look Now, their first album together in ten years. Today, they come together again on the Purse EP. It was initially released and sold-out as a Record Store Day Exclusive vinyl on 4/13. Purse, now available digitally, compiles four previously unreleased … More »

Watch Spinal Tap’s Acoustic Performance With Elvis Costello

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A 35th anniversary showing of This Is Spinal Tap screened at the Beacon Theatre for NYC’s Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday. Following the film, there was a Q&A with director/actor Rob Reiner as well as the other members from the fictional band, Christoper Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer. More »

Watch Elvis Costello & The Imposters Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

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Elvis CostelloLast month, Elvis Costello reunited with his backing band the Imposters on the brand new album Look Now, their first together in 10 years. And today, Costello and the Imposters took Look Now to CBS This Morning, performing three songs from the album for the show’s weekly Saturday Sessions segment. Watch them perform … More »

Watch The Strokes, Elvis Costello, the Chainsmokers, & More Read Mean Tweets On Kimmel

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The-Strokes-on-KimmelOne of the most inspired running comedy bits in late-night television — a landscape increasingly dotted with not-particularly-inspired running comedy bits — is Mean Tweets, the Jimmy Kimmel Live franchise where famous people read angry shitposts about themselves and then give their most meme-friendly reaction faces. Musicians, for whatever reason, tend to be funnier than … More »

Painted From Memory Turns 20

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Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - Painted From MemoryElvis Costello and Burt Bacharach go way back. They go back further than 1998’s Painted From Memory. More than 40 years, in fact. More »

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – “Suspect My Tears”

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Elvis-Costello-And-The-Imposters-Look-NowFor a little while there, we were all terribly worried about Elvis Costello. This past summer, the songwriting legend cancelled a few live dates, and he had a very good reason why: He was recovering from cancer surgery. But Costello is already bouncing back, to the point where he’s getting ready to release … More »

Elvis Costello Reunites With The Imposters & Burt Bacharach On New Album Look Now: Hear Two Songs

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Elvis-Costello-Imposters-Look-Now-CoverElvis Costello is one of those legacy artists who always seems to be around in some capacity, so it’s been easy to forget that a full five years have passed since his last release — Wise Up Ghost, his 2013 collab with the Roots. That’s about to change this fall. Costello’s just announced a … More »

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover Elvis Costello’s “Lipstick Vogue”

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Arctic MonkeysUp until a few weeks ago, Elvis Costello was out on the road putting on his usual spectacular show, but the music legend had to cancel the last few dates of his European tour on doctor’s orders. See, he’d secretly been playing the gigs while recovering from surgery to combat a cancer diagnosis. More »