The first truly 21st century guitar hero? A post-modern chops monster? Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, is an enigmatic artist on many levels. As a player, her influences are all over the map. The niece of new agey jazz guitarist Tuck Andress, Clark had some of her earliest professional experiences as a roadie and, later, opening act for his duet Tuck and Patti.
St. Vincent has shared the music video for “Birth In Reverse,” a track off of her 2014 self-titled album. Annie Clark (St. Vincent) has had a great year; her album even landed in Guitar World's50 Best Albums of 2014.
Here's a mega-photo gallery from the Sasquatch! Music Festival, which took place Memorial Day weekend at The Gorge Amphitheatre in Gorge, Washington. This one features photos of several performers, including Feist, The Shins, Wild Flag, Of Monsters And Men, John C. Reilly and Friends, The Roots, Silversun Pickups, Dum Dum Girls, The War On Drugs and more -- plus a healthy serving of crowd shots.
From sweet to rippin’, these ladies know how to make a song their own. Here are 15 takes on Beatles classics, plus a laughable hall of shame mention thrown in for good measure. From rockin’ to sublime, The Beatles are universally appealing, and these covers prove it. Got a favorite I missed? Lemme know!
Here's some fan-shot video of Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, performing Pearl Jam's "Black" this past Saturday night at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. The show was part of Portlandia: The Tour, as in Portlandia, the comedy on IFC.
St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) recently performed four tracks from her new album, Strange Mercy, for the 10th installment in the 4AD Session series. Shot at Shangri-La Studios in Brooklyn, the session was recorded with Annie's new band -- Daniel Mintseris (keys), Toko Yasuda (moog) and Matthew Johnson (drums).