We caught two very different St. Vincent festival sets this weekend, and at her stripped down Newport Folk Festival performance with Doveman, they broke out a cover of Joni Mitchell's "Court and Spark."
Jonas' picks include some indie/alternative classics like Pixies' Doolittle and My Bloody Valentine's Loveless, as well as some stuff that's lesser known in the US, like Bolivian singer Luzmila Carpio and Swedish singer Stina Nordenstam.
Eric Andersen hailed from the same Greenwich Village folk scene as Bob Dylan (who has covered his music and toured with him), went on the Festival Express Tour with the Grateful Dead (who have collaborated with him), and he's now releasing a career-spanning compilation that features collaborations with Joni Mitchell, Lou Reed, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, and more.
Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they've returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn't make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith...
We just mentioned that there's a guitar marathon with Ryley Walker, Noveller, Gyan Riley, Vernon Reid, William Tyler and more happening during the 2016 New York Guitar Festival, and here's more info on that fest...
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