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A 20th Anniversary Expanded Version of Elliott Smith’s Either/Or Will Include Unreleased Recordings

It has been 20 years since the release of Elliott Smith's breakthrough album Either/Or, and Smith's label Kill Rock Stars is releasing a commemorative, expanded…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 4, 2017

Hear J Mascis Covering Elliott Smith’s “Waltz #2 (XO)”

From the upcoming Elliott Smith compilation Say Yes! here's J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. putting his shaggy, fuzzed-out take on Smith's classic "Waltz #2 (XO)." Say…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2016

Elliott Smith Tribute Album to Feature Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, and More

Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, Juliana Hatfield, Lou Barlow, Yuck, and many more artists are set to appear on a forthcoming Elliott Smith tribute…
Rachel Brodsky / March 3, 2016

Watch DIIV Cover Elliott Smith’s ‘Ballad of Big Nothing’

Zachary Cole Smith and Colin Caulfield of Brooklyn rock band DIIV recently dropped by HERO Magazine to record an acoustic cover of Elliott Smith's "Ballad of Big Nothing."
Anna Gaca / February 22, 2016

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
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