Sunday, December 16 2012
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
Thursday, December 13 2012
The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.
Sunday, March 31 2013
From the Kickstarter-fuelled resurrection of Veronica Mars to Amanda Palmer's 'art of asking', the influence of crowdsourcing is impossible to ignore. Can it provide a new perspective on the relationship between art and money?
Thursday, October 27 2011
The arts have always suffered and survived in times of economic depression. Amanda Palmer has forged a career that has not only weathered the recession, but rejects the received wisdom of the music industry. Is she an exception to the rule, or an example other artists should follow?
Thursday, June 28 2012
And the award for "Self-Explanatory Album Title of the Year" goes to... Amanda Palmer, for Several Attempts to Cover Songs by The Velvet Underground & Lou Reed for Neil Gaiman as His Birthday Approaches.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
Pandering is not always a bad thing. Pimping one’s self and music as a way of entertainment is a form of performance art with a long-honored tradition.
Sunday, August 8 2010
Kindly refer to album title.
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Dresden Doll singer's solo debut is, not surprisingly, Dresden Doll-ian.
Monday, October 29 2012
Amanda Palmer and her band stop by NME's offices with carving knives in hand... to play some songs. What did you think? In this clip, the band plays their latest single, "The Killing Type'".
Monday, January 24 2011
The Queen of Punk Cabaret gets majorly glammy on her new video.
Thursday, March 26 2009
Weirder things have happened. Thursday night at SXSW, the stage at Austin's Central Presbyterian Church was shared by a Dresden Doll and a legendarily raunchy