joan of arc

Joan of Arc’s 1984 Is an Odd Gem in a Catalog Full of Them

Experiments are controlled and reproducible, which is why Joan of Arc were always more of an art band. For the last 25 years, the interchangeable…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2018

Stream Joan of Arc’s New Album 1984

There ought to be some sort of award for Joan of Arc, who've released an album each year since their inception in 1996. Luckily that doesn't…
Isabella Castro-Cota / June 1, 2018

Joan of Arc Announce New Album, Releases First Single “Truck”

After more than 20 years of wonked-out, impressionistic indie, Joan of Arc today announced a new LP, titled 1984. A press release calls this the "hundredth…
Dale Eisinger / April 4, 2018

New Music: Stream Joan of Arc’s He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands

This Friday, Tim Kinsella's Joan of Arc will release He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands, their first new album in…
Jeremy Gordon / January 17, 2017

Video: Joan of Arc – “Two-Toothed Troll”

Joan of Arc, the long-running, ever-evolving musical project of Chicago indie fixture Tim Kinsella, are prepping their new album, He's Got the Whole This Land Is Your…
Anna Gaca / January 4, 2017

Here’s a List of Bands and Labels Donating Sales to Charity Following Trump’s Win

In the wake of Donald Trump's election, a number of bands and independent record labels are donating proceeds from one or all of their releases to…
Anna Gaca / November 11, 2016

The SPIN Interview: American Football’s Mike Kinsella

Mike Kinsella quickly cops to being "old," by which he means that he’s 39, married, and spent the day taking his kids to IKEA. His aw-shucks attitude…
Anna Gaca / October 21, 2016

The Reluctant Survivor: Tim Kinsella on a Prolific, Polarizing Career at the Art-Rock Margins

Tim Kinsella won't stop. He can't. He's played the reluctant star from the moment he first emerged as the mercurial bandleader for Cap'n Jazz, setting…
Jessica Hopper / December 16, 2013

Joan of Arc, ‘Flowers’ (Polyvinyl)

These Chicago indie vets have caught flak over the years for being too arty and inscrutable, so maybe that's the reason songwriter Tim Kinsella spends…
Spencer Kornhaber / May 20, 2009

Joan of Arc, ‘Boo! Human’ (Polyvinyl)

Boo! Human opens with "Shown and Told," a sweetly cerebral homage to Simon & Garfunkel that segues into knowing laughter. But the remainder of the…
Shannon Zimmerman / May 30, 2008

Joan of Arc

What? As his twelfth full-length under the Joan of Arc nom de tune, and umpteenth release among numerous other bands and short-lived musical projects, Boo…
William Goodman / May 16, 2008