No covers, no scores, no musical numbers — all originals.
Part of a covers EP, out next week.
Even at your lowest: you’ll always have Paris.
Three EDM-inspired collaborations with producer UUL that date back to the ’90s.
From box sets and films to the wacky and practical.
Sometimes an artist finds their true voice when they’ve shut the door on others.
A somber reminder of the gentle, genuine artistic spirit that’s gone missing over the past decade.
Legendary musician celebrated on 10th anniversary of his death.
If you’re reading this, it’s possible you remember October 21, 2003.
Featuring Cat Power, DIIV, Sky Ferreira, and more.
Performance art piece coincided with release of her new film.
Every cover. Ever.
David Bowie, Elliott Smith, Biggie, Pulp, The Cure, and loads more.
Of course, Say Anything has “In Your Eyes”, Goodfellas has “Layla”, Apocalypse Now has “The End”, Fight Club has “Where Is My Mind”, but a cover song in a movie is just different. A cover song in a movie elevates …
Damn you, VH1.
Don’t tell Roger Waters.
Twenty songs to soundtrack those afternoons raking the leaves.
Yet another unreleased track from the depths of his iconic catalog.
Another week in August, another tear from Elliott Smith.
Either/Or would’ve had one less ballad with this version.
Reissues and rarities in light of his would-be 43rd birthday.
Karaoke 2: The New Batch
The best two minutes you’ll hear today.
Something to consider, Noel. Actually, 10 somethings.
It took four years, but our staff has finally opened up.
A good cause just got better.
Here’s some letters, Mr. Postman: F-U.
Okay, so five isn’t much, but these are true gold.
The bitter end of a genius recluse.
The beginning of a genius recluse…
Prepare to get sentimental and possibly a bit teary-eyed.
“You’re traveling through another history, a history not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead — your next stop, Alternate History X.”
Plus, check out a previously unreleased song!
Elliott Smith, Danny Elfman, one bearded Robin Williams, and a couple ’90s relics… sounds about right. It sounds like perfection.
It’s been awhile since I’ve written a little editorial. I think the last time I wrote something that wasn’t a news piece or an album review, the snow was still falling and everyone in Chicago was miserable. Now that the …