Annie Clark is back with her fourth and biggest album
'Tis the season, as they say, to make merry -- to spike and quaff egg nog, to unearth crates of broken ornaments, to wrap overpriced boxed sets in radioactive tinsel. It is also the season, unfortunately, to suffer through traditional and more recent versions of Christmas carols you were already sic ... More >>
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"I just like seeing our press releases verbatim on blogs. That's just my favorite." Think they'll play inside this rig tonight at the Bowery Ballroom? Brooklyn's White Rabbits were known for two things when they first emerged in 2007: the ska/soul affectations of their sure-footed debut, Fort Nigh ... More >>
The inspirations for Annie Clark's latest album as St. Vincent, Actor, perhaps sum up her darkly doe-eyed charm: hidden porn, guns, self-deceiving lovers, Philip Roth. One of nine children growing up in the Texas flatlands, the Oklahoma-born multi-instrumentalist left Berklee in 2003 to join the P ... More >>
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