Amanda Palmer’s Masterpiece “Machete”

Amanda Palmer’s new song, “Machete,” is her masterpiece. Written during the time Amanda grieved for her best friend and gave birth to his namesake, “Machete” is intensely emotional in both lyrics and sound. The song forms the perfect bridge between The Dresden Dolls punk cabaret, as well as Amanda’s glam-rock solo releases, and her recent... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Top 25 Albums of 2012

2012 was a very good year for music. Sometimes it's difficult to come up with enough albums for my year end list, this year the problem was narrowing down my choices. Click on the album titles to read the full reviews, purchase the albums, and, in some cases, watch videos and/or download mp3s. Then comment... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: Theatre Is Evil

Amanda Palmer just released her sophomore solo album, Theatre Is Evil, with her new band, The Grand Theft Orchestra. The album explores pop, New Wave and synth rock in a way that is quite a departure from Palmer's old punk cabaret band The Dresden Dolls, but it often has the same twisted wit, high energy... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: Free EP Download!

In anticipation of the September 11th release of her new album, Theater is Evil, former Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer is offering a free, legal EP download. The sampler includes four songs from the new album along with three previously unreleased tracks. You can access the mp3s by entering your email address into the Noisetrade... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: The Killing Type Mp3!

Former Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer and her new band, The Grand Theft Orchestra, will release Theater is Evil on September 11th. "The Killing Type" is the latest free, legal mp3 Amanda is offering from the album. You can download the song below. It fits very well with "Do It With a Rockstar" and "Want It... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: Another New Mp3!

Last month I happily posted a track from Amanda Palmer's upcoming sophomore solo album, Theater Is Evil. She just released another free, legal mp3 for our delight. "Want It Back" is a little more pop than "Do It With a Rockstar," but still has that punchy cabaret delivery we came to love when Amanda fronted... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: New Mp3 & Album!

The Dresden Dolls's former (and still occasional) frontwoman, Amanda Palmer, will release her sophomore solo album in September. An officially independent artist now, Amanda is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for fans to help fund the recording and just made the track "Do It With a Rockstar" available as a free, legal download on her... Continue Reading →

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