Articles tagged dirty projectors

Taking It All In: The Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 (Friday)

The first day of Pitchfork delivered a broad sampling of genres from art rock to hip-hop and was capped by a surprisingly muscular set from Feist.

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Dirty Projectors and Björk: Mount Wittenberg Orca

It's been out digitally for over a year now with proceeds having gone to charity. So now that the money isn't even for a good cause, why buy an underwhelming seven-track EP?

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Dirty Projectors: Bitte Orca (Expanded Edition)

This collection of acoustic live takes and b-sides offers no substantial addition to Dirty Projectors' instant classic.

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Dirty Projectors + Bjork: Mount Wittenberg Orca EP

Helping marine life is certainly a worthwhile cause, but as much as Bjork and Dirty Projectors want to raise awareness about whales, Mount Wittenberg Orca will ultimately raise awareness about their music, which is a worthwhile cause all on its own.

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21 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Big Ears Festival: 26-28 March 2010 - Knoxville, TN

For Knoxville music and arts fans, it was time to show the rest of the world that we’ve got a pretty hip little town on our hands, and the Big Ears Festival is a perfect mission statement.

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3 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

Pitchfork: The Taste Maker

Judging by the "Top Ten" list of hundreds of critics in Village Voice's Pazz and Jop Poll, Pitchfork is either really good, or critics are becoming really lazy.

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Listen to Solange covering the Dirty Projectors’ definitive track, “Stillness Is the Move”, from the lauded Bitte Orca. Solange’s version is more mellow than

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Dirty Projectors: 22 October 2009 - The Black Cat, Washington D.C.

Words and photos by Mehan Jayasuriya.

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The Dirty Projectors debuted a brand new song, “When the World Comes to an End”, last night on the illustrious Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,

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30 Jun 2009 // 6:53 AM

On “Stillness Is the Move”—maybe the best song in the Dirty Projectors’ catalog, period—Dave Longstreth laces the track with his intricate spider web

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Like Tiny Bacteria Running Around: An Interview with the Dirty Projectors

The Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth discusses Bitte Orca, his recent collaborations with Björk and David Byrne and the art of discharging firearms in Canadian shopping malls.

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Bonnaroo Day 1 (Friday, 12 June 2009)

Words by John Bohannon and Pictures by Karen Dunbar

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11 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Dirty Projectors: Rise Above

This is some kind of alchemy, turning straight-shooting punk guitar riffs into quiet breaths of orchestration and shouted choruses into cooing two-part female harmonies.

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6 Nov 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dirty Projectors: New Attitude EP

The seven new attitudes on display here seem to maintain a vague veneer of folk, but also lurch between electronic blip accompaniment, noisy backup vocal arrangements, sudden falsetto, oozing cello drone, scratchy keys-and-flute jams, and operatic orchestration reminiscent of the last full-length.

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	Dirty Projectors: The Getty Address

Good art impresses. Great art transforms. Unfortunately, The Getty Address is merely good art.

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1 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Longstreth and company play with an unadorned, mellow tone that feels both effortless and emphatically sincere. That is, when you can hear them.

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22 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

Dirty Projectors: Slaves’ Graves & Ballads

Longstreth doesn’t make it easy on us, he sings with the drama of classical crooner rather than the shy simplicity of a true folkie. This fact combined with his pension for nebulous song structure will continue to keep the unsuspecting at bay.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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