St. Vincent mastermind Annie Clark is one of the great guitar-wreckers currently walking the planet, as she showed when she played some of her favorite riffs for a camera last week. Three years ago, Clark teamed up with the guitar manufacturer Ernie Ball to make her first signature guitar. And since then, Clark … More »
St. Vincent is one of the few real modern guitar heroes we have. And when she took over BBC Radio 6’s Instagram account on Friday and fans asked her about her favorite guitar riffs — the riffs she wishes she had written and the riffs that made her pick up a guitar in the first … More »
Last week, St. Vincent released a new version of MASSEDUCTION’s penultimate track “Slow Disco” called “Fast Slow Disco.” Tonight, she performed it on Later… with Jools Holland, backed by a three-piece band playing drums and synth. The song is a charged-up rendition of the original, quite literally a fast “Slow Disco.” Watch below. More »
St. Vincent’s fifth LP MASSEDUCATION was one of the most exciting albums of 2017, so it’s not surprising that the songs are still getting attention in 2018. Two of its hits — “New York” and “Los Ageless” — have gotten some pretty great remixes from Kelly Lee Owens More »
Austin City Limits is one massive annual event that every devout festival goer ought to check off their festival bucket list at least once. The two weekend Texas throw-down wrangles a staggering herd of talent year after year that brings the best of electronic, pop/rock, and hip-hop to Zilker Park, ACL’s host venue on the banks of the Colorado River with scenic skyline views of downtown Austin. Sitting atop this year’s festival billing is the legendary Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, ODESZA, and The National.
Running from October 5–7 and October 12–14, ACL’s expansive 2018 lineup features over 140 live acts, providing a truly cross-genre, mega-festival experience. From Khalid and Shawn Mendez, to Deftones and St. Vincent, and Lily Allen, Børns, and Sylvan Esso in between, the C3 Presents-produced event delivers the full sonic spectrum to satisfy a range of musical tastes. With live performances by Marian Hill, Sophie Tucker, and synth pop rockers CHVRCHES, along with key electronic acts in Justice, Illenium, Rezz, San Holo, and Gryffin, Austin City Limits continues to be at the pinnacle of festival curation.
Tickets are now on sale for both weekends here.
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St. Vincent is having a big Coachella. During her set at the festival’s opening day last night, she debuted a new live stage show that she’s calling “I Am A Lot Like You” after a lyric from her song “Sugarboy.” While it’s still very much a theatrical performance — there’s intense colored lighting and giant … More »
The production duo DJDS already offered up their own spin on one of St. Vincent’s MASSEDUCTION tracks last month with “Los Ageless,” and today they’re back with a new take on the song that pays tribute the other coast, “New York.” “New York”‘s already gotten the remix treatment from Kelly Lee Owens … More »
A few days ago, St. Vincent quipped on Twitter about the fashion trend of wearing old metal t-shirts. “I want to be the kind of asshole who sees a fashion kid in a vintage Metallica tee shirt and insists they be able to sing at least one song from ‘Ride the Lightning,'” she … More »
Universal Love is a new six-song compilation on which noteworthy musicians tweak the lyrics on well-known classics to turn them into gay love songs. Funded by MGM Resorts International, the project is designed to be a collection of wedding anthems for same-sex couples, according to a new feature in The New York Times. More »
Lorde made Melodrama, the very best album of 2017, with some help from producer of the moment Jack Antonoff. She continued the North American leg of her world tour with a show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight, and Antonoff came along, accompanying her on acoustic guitar and piano. More »