Tagged: Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird: Soundtrack Composer, Sculptor, Muppet

Sesame Street comp! read more »

POSTED November 13, 2009 11:33AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

The Rumors Were True: Lollapalooza Line-Up Confirmed

At last, the Lollapalooza rumors are put to rest — Depeche Mode, Tool, The Killers, Beastie Boys, Kings of Leon and (of course) Jane’s Addiction will be headlining this year’s festival, along with an impressive cast of supporting bands, Lollapalooza organizers confirmed today. read more »

POSTED April 21, 2009 12:12PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Andrew Bird – "Fitz And The Dizzyspells" Live On Late Show With David Letterman

In honor of his rise to the top of the indie sales charts this week, we thought it was apropos to show this clip of Andrew Bird doing “Fitz and the Dizzyspells” on Letterman. Bird … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2009 7:45PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Animal Who? Bon Who? All Hail Andrew Bird, The King Of The Charts

A friend IM’d us the other day asking for our bets on what the new Animal Collective CD would SoundScan. The hype surrounding the release of Merriweather Post Pavilion was palpable — so much in fact, that some wondered if the vinyl release could actually break the Billboard top 200. And Bon Iver had us all swooning the return of heartfelt folk to the list of critical-to-near-mainstream success stories. Yet little hype or hoopla was made about Noble Beast, the newest effort from Andrew Bird, mainly because it shared the same release date as the aforementioned records. But when the increasingly unimportant Nielson SoundScans arrived on our computers this morning, it wasn’t our Merriweather predictions that had us surprised, it was who actually sold more. read more »

POSTED January 28, 2009 6:34PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,