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St. Vincent Show Review

St. Vincent Chicago Show Review

St. Vincent April 5th, 2014 Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL With each album, St. Vincent aka Annie Clark has further cemented herself as an artist worth paying attention to. Her latest self-titled album sounds like nobody but herself and each album has gotten increasingly artful. Thanks to the Riviera Theatre, Jam Productions, and the wonderful world that is Twitter, I landed two free tickets to see her as she strolled through Chicago. While her latest tour is no doubt her most

St. Vincent Album Review

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St. Vincent St. Vincent Two weeks ago, Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) released her fourth studio album. I think it is worth noting as well, that this is her first solo album to be released after her collaboration album with David Byrne, Love This Giant. I say that it is worth mentioning because it is quite apparent that her work with David Byrne, and possibly the current friendship that they have taken up after the fact, has clearly had a

Top Ten Thursday: Most Anticipated Albums of 2014

Now that we are almost a month deep into 2014, and the dust has begun to settle on all the 2013 talk, we are ready to take a quick preview of things to come. All of these artists below are set to release albums in the upcoming year, and below are our most anticipated. As with all things in life, sometimes musical expectations just don’t meet reality. For instance, last year the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s were at #1 on the

St. Vincent Double Song Review

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St. Vincent “Birth in Reverse” / “Digital Witness” Over the last five years, Texas guitaress  Annie Clark aka St. Vincent has had as dynamic of a stretch as any artist. In 2009, she released her beautiful and eerie sophomore album Actor, followed in 2011 by Strange Mercy, my favorite album of that year, and a creative guitar pop masterpiece. In 2012, St. Vincent was not only our favorite live performer of the year, but she hooked up with another one

Anna Calvi Review: One Breath

Anna Calvi One Breath There has been no shortage of bright new female artists in the last five years from across the musical spectrum, from the aerobatic R&B of Janelle Monae to the post-punk assault of Savages, women have dominated in this new millennium musical frontier. Singer/guitarist extraordinaire Anna Calvi, who has been championed by legendary producer/musician Brian Eno, is the latest in a long line of autonomous artists hailing from the motherland creating her own concoction of gloomy goth,

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