D∆WN sounds as smooth and rich as she ever has, and David Longstreth brings his ever-sincere emotion to the table.
15 Feb 2017
You reach out and into the absence and gasping. The vastness grabs you like an alien embrace, your face to the face of this week's Counterbalance, in which we look at the Dirty Projectors' 2012 indie hit. Foolish, we know, but we're about to die.
05 Sep 2014
Another listening session with background notes to ease the transition into fall, including new music off highly anticipated releases from indie strongholds Grizzly Bear and Animal Collective along with singles from upcoming releases from Tame Impala and Matt and Kim.
25 Sep 2012
Dirty Projectors have announced a new EP releasing November 6th featuring the "About to Die" track from Swing Lo Magellan, as well as three new songs. The video was written and directed by David Longstreth and produced by Pitchfork.TV.
20 Sep 2012
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.
24 Jul 2012
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?
25 Oct 2011
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.
21 Apr 2010
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.
14 Jun 2009
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.
05 Nov 2006
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.
22 Jul 2004
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