Sharon Van Etten

Watch Yo La Tengo, Yoko Ono, Frankie Cosmos, and More Perform at Other Music Farewell Show

New York's Other Music served record-buyers for more than 20 years, and last Saturday the beloved store closed its doors for good. Area musicians weren't…
Rachel Brodsky / June 30, 2016

Hear Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten, and More Cover Grateful Dead for ‘Day of the Dead’ Compilation

The National's upcoming Grateful Dead tribute compilation, Day of the Dead, is a 59-song effort curated by the indie rock band's Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and it's…
Brennan Carley / April 27, 2016

Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, and More Will Appear in the New ‘Twin Peaks’

Musicians Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, Sharon Van Etten, and Sky Ferreira are set to appear in Showtime's upcoming revival of David Lynch's '90s TV series Twin Peaks,…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2016

Justin Vernon, Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and yMusic Cover Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Love More’

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner, along with frequent collaborators and instrumental outfit yMusic, have joined quiet, introspective forces…
Harley Brown / January 28, 2016

Carter Tanton Enlists Sharon Van Etten for Soaring ‘Twenty-Nine Palms’

Carter Tanton has spent a lot of time wandering. First known as frontman of now-defunct rockers Tulsa, the musician's musician has since lent his songwriting, producing, and…
Megan Bradley / January 26, 2016

Sharon Van Etten Wrote Haunting ‘Words’ for Tig Notaro

Sharon Van Etten just released a new EP called I Will Never Let You Down, but this morning she already shared another devastating single called…
Colin Joyce / July 14, 2015

Sharon Van Etten Puts Music to Rare, Unfinished Karen Dalton Song, ‘Remembering Mountains’

Far too little of the late, great, trailblazing folk troubadour Karen Dalton's music exists, so it's a treat to hear new music based off of her…
James Grebey / May 12, 2015

Sharon Van Etten Knows Emotions Run ‘Just Like Blood’ on Slurry New Single

Last month, Sharon Van Etten announced that she'd soon release her I Don't Want to Let You Down EP (not to be confused with the Rita…
Brennan Carley / May 7, 2015

Sharon Van Etten Will Release ‘I Don’t Want to Let You Down’ EP in June

Sharon Van Etten will release a new five-track EP on June 9 (via Jagjaguwar) called I Don't Want to Let You Down, featuring a live rendition of…
Brennan Carley / April 8, 2015

Watch Sharon Van Etten Reduce a New Zealand Anchorman to Tears of Joy

Who knew that Sharon Van Etten's biggest fan was a 51-year-old newscaster in New Zealand? Well, that's apparently the case: When anchorman John Campbell couldn't…
Rachel Brodsky / March 12, 2015

Bon Iver, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Sufjan Stevens, and More Guest on MusicNOW Compilation

Cincinnati's MusicNOW Festival has been going on for about ten years (this year's runs from March 11 through 15), with the help of the National's Bryce…
Rachel Brodsky / February 12, 2015

Sharon Van Etten Debuts Blissful Single ‘I Don’t Want To Let You Down’ on ‘Ellen’

Sharon Van Etten stopped by the Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday, where, in a truly lovely performance, she debuted a brand new song called "I Don't…
Rachel Brodsky / January 16, 2015

Watch Deer Tick and Sharon Van Etten Cover Lou Reed’s ‘Perfect Day’

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Deer Tick are doing a six-day residency at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City, where they'll cover a different…
Rachel Brodsky / December 29, 2014

Cara Juri Is Out For Blood In Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Your Love Is Killing Me’ Video

There's wearing your heart on your sleeve, and then there's pretending to slice your wrists open as a joke. Sharon Van Etten, who typically does…
Rachel Brodsky / October 28, 2014

Why Sharon Van Etten May Quit Playing Music (and Become a Shrink)

Sharon Van Etten knows what it is to voice her feelings. Through three albums of saturnine folk and indie-rock, the 33-year-old raven-haired, mahogany-eyed singer-songwriter has…
David Bevan / August 18, 2014

Sharon Van Etten Dazzles ‘Letterman’ With ‘Every Time the Sun Comes Up’

Back in 2012, an admittedly nervous Sharon Van Etten made her late-night TV debut on Fallon, cruising through the Tramp cut "Serpents" with help from the National's Aaron…
Dan Reilly / July 25, 2014

Sharon Van Etten Gets Intimate, Grayscale in ‘Our Love’ Video

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten released Are We There (one of SPIN's Best Albums of the 2014 So Far) back in May, and as she…
Colin Joyce / July 14, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches its midpoint,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Neil Young, Sharon Van Etten, Mariah Carey, and More

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Soundtrack the unofficial start of summer by streaming new albums from Neil Young, Mariah Carey, Sharon Van Etten, the Walkmen's Hamilton…
Kyle McGovern / May 23, 2014

Sharon Van Etten Streams Triumphant New Album ‘Are We There’

Sharon Van Etten's Are We There has arrived. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter's newest album isn't officially out until May 27, but the entire effort is streaming…
Kyle McGovern / May 19, 2014
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