Posts tagged "Dirty Projectors"

Review: Deradoorian’s ‘The Expanding Flower Planet’ Needs Weeding

Anyone directly associated with art-rock monarchs Dirty Projectors can safely embark on a solo career with respectable name recognition (recall: prolific upright bassist Nat Baldwin, and, more recently,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 19, 2015

Beyonce, Solange, Dirty Projectors, and More Pay Tribute to D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’

D’Angelo’s seminal album Voodoo recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, and Solange’s website Saint Heron hosted several moving tributes to the iconic record from more than a dozen musicians it inspired.
James Grebey / February 4, 2015

Hear the First Taste of Solange’s Collaboration With Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth

Solange Knowles has been plenty busy getting her exciting new label Saint Records and its accompanying web hub, Saint Heron, off the ground. She’d be…
Chris Martins / November 8, 2013

Thanks Obama: Dirty Projectors Hit National Park for ‘Impregnable Question’ Video

If both sides of the recent U.S. government shutdown debate could agree on one thing, it was the majesty of America’s national parks. For Dirty…
Marc Hogan / October 25, 2013

David Longstreth to Play Bartok, Dirty Projectors With Calder Quartet

The constituent parts of Dirty Projectors have been staying busy on their own of late. Amber Coffman, of course, is the bewitching voice on Major…
Chris Martins / October 10, 2013

Dirty Projectors’ Olga Bell Plays Dress-Up in Nothankyou’s ‘Oyster’ Video

Dirty Projectors singer and keyboardist Olga Bell records on her own time under the moniker of Nothankyou, a collaborative project with U.K. dance-pop purveyor Tom…
Kyle McGovern / September 19, 2013

Bonnaroo 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw on Saturday

10. William Tyler Fahey-inflected, instrumental-rock doomsayer William Tyler opened his set by bragging that he lived only an hour away ("Bonnaroo is the most convenient…
SPIN Staff / June 16, 2013

Hear AlunaGeorge’s Bottom-Heavy Remix of Dirty Projectors’ ‘Socialites’

Domino Records just dropped its Dirty Projectors remix 12-inch, featuring three reworked versions of Swing Lo Magellan’s subtly stunning “The Socialites,” each done by Hot Chip’s Joe…
Kyle McGovern / May 14, 2013

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry 2013 Delivers TVOTR, Roots, Solange, Modern Classical

From somewhere deep in the Brooklyn Academy of Music's cavernous, 2,090-capacity Howard Gilman Opera House, someone shouts "I love you, Sean!" at Parquet Courts bassist…
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 29, 2013

Stream Dirty Projectors’ Clap-Along Remix of Phoenix’s ‘Entertainment’

Phoenix’s “Entertainment” keeps proving its value, whether as arty entertainment or as entertaining art (or whatever else!), and Dirty Projectors’ playful remix is the latest…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

See Dirty Projectors and the Roots Help Major Lazer ‘Get Free’ on ‘Fallon’

Major Lazer and Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman first urged us to “Get Free” a year ago, but Diplo and DP’s most elusive howler revived the…
Kyle McGovern / April 12, 2013

Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard Drops Dirty Projectors’ ‘Socialites’ onto the Dance Floor

Dirty Projectors’ Swing Lo Magellan was a shoo-in for SPIN Essential — just one point shy of a perfect 10, and a high-ranker on our Best…
Chris Martins / April 2, 2013

Listen to Dirty Projectors’ Shambly Spirit Quest ‘There’s a Fire’

As SPIN scribe Dan Weiss explained in his review of Dirty Projectors’ Swing Lo Magellan, a huge part of what makes that excellent LP one…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

See Dirty Projectors Bring Arena Rock-ish ‘Offspring Are Blank’ to ‘Conan’

Dirty Projectors’ recent cover of Usher’s “Climax” didn’t exactly, ahem, do it for us, but the New York art-rock posse did score some points, via…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Dirty Projectors’ Bare-Bones ‘Climax’ Doesn’t Get Us Off

Usher is a great singer. This shouldn't need saying, but it's important to understand. When R&B purists criticize Frank Ocean's voice, they're rightly pointing out…
Marc Hogan / January 25, 2013

Watch Dirty Projectors and J Mascis Rock ‘Portlandia’ Gently

Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have been skewering rock’s great clichés from the beginning — remember our October 2011 interview with the pair?
Chris Martins / January 23, 2013

Dirty Projectors Explore Beautiful Wasteland in ‘Offspring Are Blank’ Video

Dirty Projectors sure are getting a lot of mileage out of their Kanye West-inspired short film, Hi Custodian. First, footage from the 20-minute non-narrative appeared in…
Kyle McGovern / December 12, 2012

Dirty Projectors Slay ‘About to Die’ in Lavish ‘Letterman’ Performance

Dirty Projectors are scheduled to play New York City’s Carnegie Hall on January 11, and their accomplished performance on Late Show With David Letterman last night…
Marc Hogan / November 15, 2012
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