Tagged: Tori Amos

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Tori Amos Interview: “We had to have a few rules: no sliding on giant tongues.”

14 albums in, the fiercely candid star talks desirability, growth and making pop at 50 It’s been nearly 25 years since Tori Amos made her solo major record label debut. That effort, Little Earthquakes—a confessional … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2014 4:25PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (6) TAGS: ,
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Video: The Bullitts, “Close Your Eyes f. Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu”

So yeah, it’s literally that Lucy Liu on this song, fulfilling some kind of circa-2000 Nicki Minaj “Dark Fantasy” fantasy we never knew we had. Maybe Kanye’s the best way to frame The Bullitts, actually, … read more »

POSTED December 3, 2010 7:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Listen Up: Cyndi Lauper and Tori Amos Pair Up For David Byrne

David Byrne: “big suit” wearer, architectural instrumenteur… Filipino royalty enthusiast? If it means more Cyndi Lauper/Tori Amos duets, we’re in. The Talking Heads frontman, along with DJ Fatboy Slim, presents Here Lies Love—out April 6—a collaboration fittingly rife … read more »

POSTED February 25, 2010 2:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Polly Scattergood

What’s most remarkable is that no matter how far into the depths of despair Scattergood reaches (and when she channels death by suicide as in “Untitled 27″ or by cancer in “Breathe In Breathe Out”, those depths are very deep), her work retains a strange sense of hope. read more »

POSTED May 29, 2009 11:15AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Greatest Song At This Moment – The Rolling Stones "Prodigal Son"

I have a few pop-culture fixations, and then there are fetishes. Star Wars is one fetish. The Rolling Stones are another, and odd as it may seem the latter have disappointed me far less than the former in recent years. Such is the benefit of living after the prime years only to leave those great lost non-radio tracks for discovery, like some lazy archeologist who managed to find something wonderful by one of the most popular acts in the last 60 years. read more »

POSTED May 4, 2009 12:33PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,

David Byrne To Curate Bonnaroo Stage

In his usual fashion, David Byrne has been keeping himself quite busy, and now the multitasking musical genius will be curating his own stage at Bonnaroo this year — and is the first musician to ever do so at the festival as well. read more »

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