Articles tagged colin meloy

9 Sep 2011 // 8:00 AM

Decemberists’ Colin Meloy Tunes into Book World with ‘Wildwood’

“The Decemberists will be pretty quiet for a bit,” said Colin Meloy, adding that it will be a few years before fans see another record. In the meantime, Meloy plans to give this series of at least three books, which begins with Wildwood, his full attention.

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Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3: Goodnight Oslo

For his second outing with the Venus 3, Robyn Hitchcock both tightens up his songs and adds to his arrangements with vocal harmonies and horns. The result is another winner.

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15 Apr 2008 // 9:00 PM

Constantines Hard Feelings [MP3]       Clipse What’s Up [MP3]       The Gossip Yr Mangled Heart (Live)

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Colin Meloy: Colin Meloy Sings Live!

As a solo performer, Meloy acts knowingly awkward and charming, but when he sings he plays it straight, making for a disc with few surprises.

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“You Can Only Sweat or Spit or Kick So Many People”: An Interview with Colin Meloy

The Decemberist explains the virtues of cover songs, the senselessness of going solo, and that he's saving the crazy stuff for later.

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6 Mar 2008 // 8:00 PM

13ghosts The Lonely Death of Space Avenger [MP3] (from The Strangest Colored Lights releasing 18 March)       Beyond the Door [MP3]  

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19 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Decemberists string along with local orchestras

Audience size matters - even to indie-pop performers. Listen to Decemberists’ bassist Nate Query talk about the band’s reaction when Hollywood Bowl officials suggested

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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