Posts tagged "Scott Walker"

Sondre Lerche Covers Scott Walker’s ‘The Plague’ in Decay

Scott Walker’s solo career officially started on September 16, 1967 with the release of the recently reissued Scott. September 16, 2013 will see the unveiling of…
Kyle McGovern / August 26, 2013

Scott Walker’s First Five Solo Albums Reissued as Expansive Box Set

From May 24 to June 2, parts of Scott Walker’s latest LP, the Essential Bish Bosch, will be reimagined as an immersive multimedia symphony. One…
Kyle McGovern / April 10, 2013

Scott Walker Transforms ‘Bish Bosch’ Into Immersive Audio-Visual Symphony

Scott Walker earned a mention in SPIN’s December 2012 feature Anti-YouTube Movement of the Year: Long Songs, for crafting “SDSS1416+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter),” a 20-minute-plu…
Kyle McGovern / March 21, 2013

Anti-YouTube Movement of the Year: Long Songs

The received wisdom is that popular music is the province of short attention spans, which are only getting shorter: Listeners only care about callout hook…
Douglas Wolk / December 17, 2012

‘MP3s are a Disaster’: Scott Walker on the Nightmares That Plagued ‘Bish Bosch’

The announcement of Scott Walker's newest album Bish Bosch in September came as something of a shock to anyone who had followed the surprising, striking…
Ned Raggett / December 13, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Scott Walker, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Wiz Khalifa

Another week brings another round of album streams. Clear your day and hit play. 1) Green Day, ¡Tré!. “While ¡Tré! naturally continues Green Day’s return to garage-band basics, it ha…
Kyle McGovern / December 6, 2012

Scott Walker, ‘Bish Bosch’ (4AD)

To understand the hold that Scott Walker has over his cult — to know why his lunatic new Bish Bosch will excite the devout eve…
Joe Gross / December 6, 2012

Hear Jarvis Cocker Grill Scott Walker on Bawdy Lyrics and Long Songs

In anticipation of the Tuesday release of his 14th studio album, Bish Bosch, reclusive pop experimentalist Scott Walker sat down with Jarvis Cocker for a…
Chris Martins / December 4, 2012

Scott Walker Previews ‘Bish Bosch’ With Brilliantly Dissonant Twofer

The first sound you hear on Scott Walker's new album, for several disorienting seconds, is a clipped percussion sample that sounds not unlike a skipping…
Marc Hogan / November 8, 2012

Bat for Lashes Explains New Record

Natasha Khan, the head-band sporting Brit songstress behind mystical indie rock outfit Bat for Lashes, has revealed details for the follow-up to her SPIN-praised debut,…
Melissa Goldstein / January 12, 2009