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Amanda Palmer

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2013

    Anamanaguchi: "Chiptune Isn't Really A Genre, It's A Medium"

    Remember in high school when mom pawned all your old video games 'cuz you never played them anymore? Then, as soon as you got to college and first felt homesick, you ended up buying a used SNES and had to start your cartridge collection from scratch? Thanks a lot, mom. Brooklyn's Anamanaguchi have ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    The 10 Most WTF Moments of 2012

    Election years tend to carry more chaos then normal ones, but there was something else going on in 2012. Maybe it's the aura of apocalypse made people a little stranger this year. We had the Syrian Civil War, the Aurora Shooting, Israel being dicks to Gaza and vice versa, Mitt Romney was treated l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2012

    Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra, Crescent Ballroom, 9/22/12

    Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra @ Crescent Ballroom | Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 Amanda Palmer is a paradox. On the one hand, she exudes the energy of someone who wants everyone to be exactly who they are - no façade, no varnish. On the other, her shows are invariably filled with costume ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Top Five (Well, Six, Kind Of) Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    September 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Katy Perry Gives The Worst Sex Advice Ever

    See also: A Tour Doc Reveals Katy Perry's Essential Katy Perry-ness See also: Katy Perry's 10 Best Looks and Lyrics See also: Five Totally Rad Things About Katy Perry Watching the trailer for Katy Perry's movie, Part of Me, raised a lot of questions: Why is this movie in 3D? Why does it exist? Why a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Nine Ways To Actually Make Money As A Musician

    Once again reminding us the record industry resembles the band on the Titanic playing as it sinks, Rolling Stone reported "9 Ways Musicians Actually Make Money Today." To be blunt, it's pretty stupid.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Daniel Johnston, Psychedelic Furs, Jason Aldean, Amanda Palmer, and More Just Announced Phoenix Shows

    Legendary singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston is coming to Crescent Ballroom on Sunday, November 11. The mythic outsider artist and inspiration to Kurt Cobain (who famously wore a Johnston shirt), Beck, Bright Eyes, The Flaming Lips, more (see the tribute album The Late Great Daniel Johnston: Discov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Tim Minchin Talks Gingers, Religion, Ben Folds, Sperm Banks, Flight of the Concords, and More

    Tim Minchin is a rather humble lad. Despite having millions of fans in his homeland of the UK, Australia, and here in the states (not to mention awards up the ying-yang) the 35-year-old piano-playing comedian and musician remains pretty modest about his success."I'm lucky to be doing what I'm doing, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Lollapalooza Unveils Lineup: Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Muse

    ​Lollapalooza has revealed an absolutely killer lineup for its 20th-anniversary show, according to Consequence of Sound.Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse are at the top of this summer's impressive bill. Other big names scheduled to perform include My Morning Jacket, Deadmau5, A Perfect Circ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Beastie Boys to Release Star-Studded Short Film 'Fight For Your Right Revisited'

    ​In addition to releasing their highly anticipated upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, on May 3, the Beastie Boys will be releasing a short film in a few weeks, according to Pitchfork.Fight For Your Right Revisited is the Beastie Boys' new star-studded 22-minute short film directed by th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michelle Edwards, What Are You Listening To?

    Michelle Edwards​Michelle Edwards The local improviser performs with Dangerville at 7 Minutes in Love on Saturday, February 12 at Space 55 at 9 p.m., immediately followed by Dangerville in the Cagematch improv competition, also at Space 55. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Amanda Palmer Releasing EP of Radiohead Covers: Check Out Idioteque Here

    ​Here's reason number 7,082 why Amanda Palmer is awesome: The Dresden Dolls frontwoman is celebrating her victory over Roadrunner Records with an EP of Radiohead covers played on ukulele.The songs were recorded in Australia after she learned how to play the mini-guitar "as a joke" to do a memorabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Other People's Blogs: Grammys ditch polka, Black Keys Work With Mos Def, MGMT Hating on Headbands

    Spin: Jay-Z's 'Blueprint 3' Out This SeptemberRolling Stone: The Biggest, Oddest (and Most Unique) Sound in New YorkPitchfork: Santigold's Label Attempts to Block Santigold MixtapeNME: Grammys ditch polka category for 2010 AwardsSpin: Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman Perform Together in NYCPitchfork: Bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Austin Hearts AZ

    In some ways, Arizona's first "official unofficial" showcase at SxSW wasn't a big deal. Other cities, states, and countries have been doing it for years. Hell, Seattle's party is even promoted by a flier in the high-value real estate of the official party envelope you pick up with your badge. Butfor ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Amanda Palmer 's "Oasis" Video Too Saucy for Brits

    It's times like this I'm extra thankful for George Washington. It appears Amanda Palmer's brilliant single "Oasis," and the accompanying video have effectively banned in Britain for "making light of rape, religion and abortion." You can read all about it on her blog, where the Dresden Doll gets righ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    March 4 In Blogs: Amanda Palmer, Dry Soda, The Black Angel of Death and More

    We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever:Minor Violations? Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 287(g)-Trained Deputies Some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Coachella Lineup Officially Announced

    Coachella's 2009 official lineup is officially out -- as of 3:15 this morning, says Michael Lopez. Here it is: Girl Talk, Crystal Castles, The Knux, Fleet Foxes, Lupe Fiasco (that's, in order, five of my 10 favorite records of 2008) plus The Black Keys, Late of the Pier, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Gasligh ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2008

    Amanda Palmer

    Who Killed Amanda Palmer?
    (Roadrunner Records)

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Wonder Twins

    A scientific study of the two-piece indie-rock boom

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    The Dresden Dolls

    There is a Santa Claus

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Of free lunches and insider shows

    Latest dish on the local scene

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2000

    Austin Hearts AZ

      In some ways Arizona's first "official unofficial" showcase at SxSW wasn't a big deal. Other cities, states and countries have been doing it for years. Hell, Seattle's party is even promoed with a flier in the high-value real estate of the official party envelope you pick up with you ... More >>

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