Tag: St. Vincent

Roxy Music to tour North America for first time in nearly 20 years — plus 3 U.K. dates

Roxy Music to tour North America for first time in nearly 20 years — plus 3 U.K. dates

Roxy Music will reunite once more this year, touring for the first time in the decade and playing North American shows for the first time in nearly 20 years.

David Byrne announces new album ‘American Utopia,’ debuts propulsive first single

David Byrne announces new album ‘American Utopia,’ debuts propulsive first single

Following records with Brian Eno and St. Vincent, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will release his first solo album in 14 years in March, a 10-song collection called American Utopia that the singer describes as an un-ironically titled “attempt to depict the world we live in now.” Listen to the first single right here.

Nirvana enlists Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Lorde, St. Vincent, J Mascis for Rock Hall, secret gig

Nirvana enlists Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Lorde, St. Vincent, J Mascis for Rock Hall, secret gig

There’d been much speculation about who, if anyone, would fill in for the late Kurt Cobain should Nirvana choose to perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Last night, the surviving members of the band drafted a quartet of women to do that job.

Download: David Byrne and St. Vincent release free ‘Brass Tactics’ EP

Download: David Byrne and St. Vincent release free ‘Brass Tactics’ EP

David Byrne and St. Vincent are about to head out on a tour of North America and Europe in support of last year’s Love This Giant album, and, to prime fans, they today released a free EP called Brass Tactics that features a new, previously unreleased track, plus two remixes and a pair of live songs.

Video: David Byrne and St. Vincent play ‘Who,’ ‘The Forest Awakes’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: David Byrne and St. Vincent play ‘Who,’ ‘The Forest Awakes’ on Jimmy Fallon

On the even of the release of their new album together, David Byrne and St. Vincent stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Monday night, where they performed the record’s brassy opening track/lead single “Who” on air, then stuck around to play “The Forest Awakes” as a web-only exclusive.

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne and St. Vincent and Tom Tom Club, plus reissues from The Stone Roses and Aztec Camera, a live CD/DVD of The English Beat’s US Festival performances, and best-ofs from Duran Duran and Propaganda.

David Byrne and St. Vincent stream ‘Love This Giant’ album in full, debut video for ‘Who’

David Byrne and St. Vincent stream ‘Love This Giant’ album in full, debut video for ‘Who’

‘Love This Giant’ — the 2-years-in-the-making album by former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and singer-songwriter/guitar ace Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent — arrives in stores one week from today, but you can get an early listen to the full record courtesy of NPR.

Stream: David Bryne & St. Vincent, ‘Weekend in the Dust’ — 2nd track off ‘Love This Giant’

Stream: David Bryne & St. Vincent, ‘Weekend in the Dust’ — 2nd track off ‘Love This Giant’

With the release of their album ‘Love This Giant’ still nearly two months out, ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and singer-songwriter/guitar ace Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, this week offered up a second sampling of the disc: the horn-laden “Weekend in the Dust,” the second song on the album.

David Byrne, St. Vincent announce ‘Love This Giant’ album, tour — download free MP3

David Byrne, St. Vincent announce ‘Love This Giant’ album, tour — download free MP3

In the works for nearly three years, ‘Love This Giant’ — the joint album by former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and singer-songwriter/guitar ace Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent — will be released in September, after which the two will embark on a 25-date fall North American tour.

Video: Beck’s Record Club wraps up full-album cover of INXS’ ‘Kick’ with ‘Tiny Daggers’

And here it is: ‘Tiny Daggers,’ the final installment from Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — as they complete their cover of INXS’ 1987 hit album ‘Kick.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with St. Vincent and Liars, covers INXS’ ‘Calling All Nations’

This week Beck and his Record Club gang tackle one of the lesser-known tracks on INXS’ ‘Kick,’ ‘Calling All Nations,’ offering up a nice, mellow jam with St. Vincent’s Annie Clark once again taking the mic.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, featuring Liars and St. Vincent, covers title track of INXS’ ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club crew — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — checks in with the title track of INXS’ ‘Kick,’ delivering one of the more rocking covers of the project.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with Liars and St. Vincent, covers INXS’ ‘Mystify’ off ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — cover INXS’ ‘Mystify,’ the fifth and final single, in the U.K. at least, from 1987’s ‘Kick.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with Liars and St. Vincent, covers INXS’ ‘Wild Life’ off ‘Kick’

And now on to Side 2: Beck and his Record Club gang — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — return today with the latest installment in their full-album cover of INXS’ 1987 hit ‘Kick’: ‘Wild Life.’