Posts tagged "elliott smith"

Soundtrack to Elliott Smith Documentary ‘Heaven Adores You’ Will Feature Unreleased Music

The Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You was released last year, but like Montage of Heck, an accompanying album has yet to be released. Film…
Colin Joyce / September 2, 2015

Stream Elliott Smith’s ‘New’ Song, ‘Oceans,’ a Demo From 1984

Update: the song does not actually ppear in the documentary.In recent years, Elliott Smith fans have gotten a peek at the late singer-songwriter's creative process via a…
Brennan Carley / October 7, 2014

How Composer Brian Reitzell Became Hollywood’s Recluse Whisperer

It's a hallucinatory 110 degrees in a parking lot in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Glendale, where Brian Reitzell stands outside of a nondescript recording…
Andy Beta / July 24, 2014

Watch the First Four Minutes of Elliott Smith’s ‘Heaven Adores You’ Doc

The first four minutes have been released of the Elliott Smith documentary that took three years to piece together. Watch above, thanks to the AFI…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2014

New Elliott Smith Documentary Trailer Recalls Happier Times

An Elliott Smith movie three years in the making will finally have its premiere May 5 at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and you can preview…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2014

Elliott Smith Film to Include New Songs, Unseen Footage

Back in 2011, filmmakers Nickolas Rossi, JT Gurzi, and Kevin Barker launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Heaven Adores You, an Elliott Smith documentary with…
Dan Reilly / April 1, 2014

Civil Wars Limply Cover Elliott Smith’s ‘Between the Bars’

Last year's 10th anniversary of Elliott Smith's sad death came at what has turned out to be a strange time for the singer's legacy. In…
Marc Hogan / February 6, 2014

Elliott Smith’s EDM Tracks With Mike Doughty Tantalize and Frustrate in Equal Measure

Elliott Smith wrote some of the most bittersweet music of the past 20 years, so perhaps it's only fitting that the revelation of three new…
Philip Sherburne / January 29, 2014

Elliott Smith Cameos in New Dennis Cooper Poetry Book

The songs of Elliott Smith, who died 10 years ago this October, have earned plenty of comparisons to poetry. Now he's cropping up in a…
Marc Hogan / November 8, 2013

Hear FIDLAR Sweetly Cover Elliott Smith’s ‘Whatever (Folk Song in C)’

FIDLAR remade Nick Cave's "Red Right Hand" last month in their own party-punk image, but a new cover just shared to the Los Angeles band's…
Chris Martins / October 28, 2013

See Elliott Smith Covered by Sky Ferreira and DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith

Two days after the 10th anniversary of Elliott Smith's death, some decent video is circulating from a recent Smith tribute show in Brooklyn. The bill…
Marc Hogan / October 23, 2013

Here Are 97 Elliott Smith Concerts You Can Download

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the death of Elliott Smith — October 21, 2003 —and a handful of artists came together last night to pay tribute…
Chris Martins / October 22, 2013

Elliott Smith Tribute Hauls Cat Power, Sky Ferreira to Brooklyn

The upcoming 10-year anniversary of Elliott Smith's sad death has already brought its share of tributes, but one of the more promising yet is coming…
Marc Hogan / October 1, 2013

Watch Madonna Absurdly Cover Elliott Smith’s ‘Between the Bars’

Madonna's catalog of hits is ironclad, but a recent performance found the pop empress wearing decidedly fewer clothes. Figuratively speaking, at least. As Radio.com points…
Marc Hogan / September 25, 2013

Elliott Smith Tribute Shows Promise Jon Brion, Ben Kweller, and More

Next month, to celebrate the late, great Elliott Smith's would-be 44th birthday, the Friends and Family of Elliott Smith have organized a four-city concert series…
Kyle McGovern / July 29, 2013

Elliott Smith Tribute Concerts Planned in Four Cities

Elliott Smith would have turned 44 on August 6, and in honor of the occasion, the Friends and Family of Elliott Smith are throwing four…
Chris Martins / June 14, 2013

Watch Elliott Smith Cover John Lennon and Big Star in Vintage ‘Jon Brion Show’ Footage

It was too good to be on TV. Circa 1999 or 2000, director Paul Thomas Anderson oversaw a pilot for a musical VH1 variety show…
Marc Hogan / January 17, 2013

Elliott Smith’s ‘Figure 8′ Mural Inventively Restored in Los Angeles

Elliott Smith died nine years ago, on October 21, 2003. To mark the anniversary, a group called the Punk Rock Marthas restored the mural that appears…
Marc Hogan / October 22, 2012

Hear Elliott Smith’s Alternate Take on ‘Ballad of Big Nothing’

Elliott Smith's former label home, Kill Rock Stars, has offered up another glimpse into the late singer and songwriter's legacy. An alternate take on his…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

Listen to Elliott Smith’s Bare-Bones Version of ‘Angeles’

As Elliott Smith kept expanded his instrumental palette from album to album, a certain contingent of fans still longed for the hushed intimacy of his…
Marc Hogan / August 16, 2012
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