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Blood Orange joined by Sky Ferreira, Carly Rae Jepsen at FYF Fest -- watch

Featured photo by Philip Cosores

Lady Gaga’s appearance during Tame Impala’s FYF Fest set may have grabbed all the headlines, but that wasn’t the only set to feature a surprise guest. 170 more words


Andrew Bird and The National's Matt Berninger duet in a living room, cover Lou Reed -- watch

This summer, Andrew Bird launched a streaming performance series Live from the Great Room. Each episode sees the master whistler invite a special megastar guest into his own living room for a barefooted, intimate duet. 145 more words


Florence and The Machine and Tim Burton collaborate on new song "Wish That You Were Here" -- listen

Featured photo by Alex Crick

Since releasing How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful last summer, Florence and The Machine have spent a fair amount of time contributing their inimitable style to soundtracks. 425 more words



So far this year there have been about 40 posts on the Crotchety Man blog. Of those only six have carried the 2010s tag and one of them was an appreciation of that great old campaigner Bob Dylan – not exactly up-to-the-minute news. 676 more words


Andrew Bird - Are You Serious: I wanna cut to the quick, this is all non-fiction.

Artist: Andrew Bird
Album: Are You Serious
Year: 2016
Grade: B

In Brief: While Bird’s unique blend of violin, guitar, whistling, and live looping still has a tendency to hint at brilliance more often than he actually demonstrates it, the solid string of performances at the front of this album and the intriguing songwriting throughout remind me why he’s continued to pique my curiosity for over 10 years now. 3,378 more words


Augustine - Blood Orange

Michael Jackson is alive and well in the music of Blood Orange, especially on the new album. Love 3:30 onwards – so laid back! And yes, that’s Julian Casablancas from the Strokes making a little cameo in the music video.