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Amanda Palmer Reveals “The Killing Type”, Announces Fall Tour Dates

August 10, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra will release Theater Is Evil, September 11 on Palmer’s own 8ft. records. Offering another taste of the forthcoming album, the band has released “The Killing Type,” a brutal love song lead by a thrumming baseline and Palmer’s signature storytelling lyrics, which build to a frantic climax. Download “The Killing Type” MP3 HERE.

Amanda Palmer and her band are currently hard at work developing their live stage show, which will be chock full …

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Amanda Palmer Releases “Ukulele Anthem”, Performance on Ferguson Tonight

October 31, 2011 drainu182 0

Infamously DIY musician Amanda “Fucking” Palmer is widely celebrated for having carved a career for herself using social media and direct fan support, she has been an innovator in creating new models in the music business that do not depend on corporations. Last Spring, she put out a call on Twitter for lyrics about “an empowering three-syllable object that you weren’t allowed to take to work” to a massive response.

The results were added to the lyrics of “Ukulele

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Amanda Palmer, Ben Folds, Neil Gaiman, and Damian Kulash Write Album In 8 Hours, “One Tiny Thing” (MP3)

April 27, 2011 drainu182 1

Ben Folds, Damian Kulash (OK Go), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls, solo), and author Neil Gaiman set out to write and record eight songs in eight hours (4 p.m. to midnight) at Berklee College of Music, Monday, April 25, and release them 10 hours later during Rethink Music, in Boston. Like Radiohead did recently, this group plans to show how record companies are becoming superfluous to building buzz and distributing music.

Check out the “One Tiny Thing” MP3 off the …

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Amanda Palmer Discovers Berklee Summer Student, Debut EP Release Show Dec 12

November 8, 2010 drainu182 0

A chance meeting with Amanda Palmer has led to the chance of a lifetime for Berklee summer student and Saratoga Springs, NY-based pianist Tristan Allen. Walking home from a rehearsal in late August, Palmer met a group of Berklee summer students on the last day of the college’s five-week program. She decided to take a picture of three teens who were hugging on a bench. They obliged, and as she walked away, one of the teens, Allen, ran up after …

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Amanda Palmer To Release Donation-Based Radiohead Covers Ukulele EP

June 13, 2010 drainu182 0

Amanda “Fucking” Palmer, the un-pin-downable front-woman of The Dresden Dolls, gleefully announced her release from a major label stranglehold in April after a protracted legal battle with Roadrunner Records. To celebrate, Palmer hit the home studio of engineer Mick Wordley in Adelaide, Australia and self-produced a collection of Radiohead covers on ukulele (an instrument she learned “as a joke” in 2008 to play the Radiohead song “Creep” at a pal’s benefit for Iranian punk musicians), adding minimal touches of …

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SCARLETT JOHANSSON, TEGAN & SARA & MORE COVER STEEL TRAIN

June 3, 2010 drainu182 0


With the release of their upcoming self-titled album approaching, Steel Train is proud to announce an exclusive all-female companion album that features each of the new album’s twelve tracks reinterpreted, re-imagined and remixed by some of Steel Train’s favorite female artists. The release entitled Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 will feature friends and collaborators Tegan & Sara, Scarlett Johansson, Holly Miranda, Deradoorian, Amanda Palmer and Anna Waronker, among others. Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 will be available via pre-orders and vinyl / …

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Kill Hannah new album Wake Up The Sleepers out now, “Tokyo” (Free MP3)

October 1, 2009 drainu182 1
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Kill Hannah are proud to announce the release of their seventh studio album, Wake Up The Sleepers this week! The new record is the band’s most proud, personal achievement to date, and features vocal contributions form Amanda Palmer, Benji Madden, and the Chicago Childrens Choir. To celebrate the release, Kill Hannah would like to share “Tokyo” as a free mp3. You can pull it down from here (Right click, save as)

Buy Wake Up The Sleepers on iTunes, Amazon

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Coachella Lineup Announced, Tickets Onsale Now!

January 30, 2009 drainu182 1

The lineup for Coachella was announced today and it’s.. ehhh. The three main headliners are Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure. Throw in Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Amy Winehouse, TV On The Radio and Lupe Fiasco and you have a pretty eclective lineup for the weekend. I don’t think that I’ll be going tough.If I did go though to one day, it’d probably be the first day. Check out the links to get your tickets and the lineup below them:…