Articles tagged andrew bird

Andrew Bird: Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…

With his latest release, Andrew Bird pays homage to the Handsome Family in that achingly beautiful way only he can.

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Andrew Bird: I Want to See Pulaski at Night

Avant-garde even by Andrew Bird's standards, the meandering, mostly instrumental I Want to See Pulsaski at Night is gorgeous but empty.

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27 Oct 2011 // 4:30 AM

Andrew Bird: 12 October 2011 - Rochester, NY

Dosh and Bird have been collaborating like this for years now, but Bird claims that they are just “scratching the surface”.

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Andrew Bird: 10 August 2011 - Boulder, CO

The beautiful, historic amphitheater is also one of the lesser-known venues in Boulder, though for Bird it overflowed.

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A Stormy Playlist: 10 Songs for Before, During, and After the Summer Storms

If we are going to learn to grin and bear this year's enhanced, prolonged stormy activity, we need an equally stormy playlist to accompany the thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and whatever other maladies Mother Nature might throw our way during this summer season

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Andrew Bird: Useless Creatures

Andrew Bird descends into the treacherous depths of experimentalism and emerges with his musical soul intact.

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Andrew Bird: 5 August 2010 - Guggenheim, NYC

Thousands piled into New York Cities' spiraling Guggenheim to check out the astounding Ian Schneller sonic art exhibit, accompanied by the whimsical music of Andrew Bird.

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La Blogotheque: Cinéma-vérité and Music

La Blogotheque use one take of the performance and present it as its played out, with a little bit of artistic editing included in the introductions of videos to introduce us to the subject matter, almost like a short documentary.

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Andrew Bird: 15.Dec.09 - Chicago

All along Bird was tied up in his art, swaying with each pull of the bow and pluck of a string. In a nearly seamless fashion he added loops to create additional tones and melodies.

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22 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird sings his songs like he expects to find newness in them every time.

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29 Jan 2009 // 5:00 AM

Andrew Bird dropped by the David Letterman show Tuesday night to strum his guitar and whistle his way through this track off Noble Beast. Mehan

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The Big Shoulders Ball: Celebrating the Inauguration, Chicago Style

A busload of Chicago's best and brightest independent musicians storm the nation's capital on the eve of the Presidential inauguration and a former Chicagoan turned Washingtonian discovers that maybe you can transport the spirit of the Windy City -- if only for one night.

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Andrew Bird: Noble Beast/Useless Creatures

With the exception of a few standouts, Noble Beast finds Chicago multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird inching toward the middle of the road. Luckily, the instrumental bonus disc Useless Animals picks up some of the slack.

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16 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

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Andrew Bird - 3 September 2008: Chicago, Priztker Pavilion

Words by Chris Catania and pictures by Colleen Catania.

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Todd Sickafoose: Tiny Resistors

A distinctive and generous collection of tunes blending jazz and indie-rock yet doing so without preciousness or pretention.

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22 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Dosh: Wolves and Wishes

The frequent Fog drummer's fourth solo album is his most forward thinking, ambitious effort yet.

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13 May 2008 // 9:59 PM

Various Artists: Secret Love 4

A compilation that merely intends to explore the possibilities of modern folk music but winds up articulating your deepest yearnings with surprising potency.

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9 May 2007 // 12:00 AM

Andrew Bird + Apostle of Hustle

Apostle of Hustle might have stolen the show from the headliner -- had not they been opening for the inimitable Andrew Bird. He's, like, so talented.

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Andrew Bird: Armchair Apocrypha

Time may be a crooked bow, but Andrew Bird is shooting for timelessness.

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