Florence Welch & Thomas Bartlett’s stage musical adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby‘ has been in the works for a few years now, and will make its debut in 2024 at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University.
”I may have been just 30 when I made this album, but I was a lost, broken, vulnerable kid,” Sharon says. ”All of the musicians on this album helped me come to life and perform in ways I never had before.”
This week in Indie Basement: Daniel Avery, Special Interest, Spoon, La Femme, µ-Ziq, Ride vinyl reissues, SAULT, Carla Dal Forno and more.
Former Earlies member John Mark Lapham walks us through Old Fire’s new album ‘Voids’ that also features Doveman, Thor Harris, Loma’s Emily Cross & Adam Torres, and more.
It was produced by her Bonny Light Horseman bandmate Josh Kaufman, and Josh is one of the album’s core musicians, alongside Aaron Dessner (The National), Thomas Bartlett (Doveman), and more…
Iggy Pop, Courtney Barnett, Michael Stipe, Kurt Vile & more contribute to Velvet Underground & Nico tribute
‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to The Velvet Underground & Nico‘ was produced by the late Hal Wilner and also features Sharon Van Etten w/ Angel Olsen, St. Vincent & Thomas Bartlett, Fontaines DC, Thurston Moore & Bobby Gillespie, and more.
The National, Matt included, make one of their highest profile appearances yet on Taylor Swift’s second new album of 2020, evermore, and we took a look back at Matt’s many other collaborations over the years, including songs with Phoebe Bridgers, Andrew Bird, Julien Baker, CHVRCHES, Grinderman, Jon Brion, Spiral Stairs and more.
”Singing a song with Taylor Swift is like dancing with Gene Kelly,” Matt Berninger said. ”She made me look good and didn’t drop me once.”