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: 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 →

The Dresden Dolls: Reunion Tour 2010!

Yes, yes, yes, yes, my favorite band is back! After a three year haitus, Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione are reuniting to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Dresden Dolls with a special autumn reunion tour!!!!! You can't have enough exclamation points for this! You can catch the infamous, outrageous, incomparable punk-cabaret duo (whose self-titled... Continue Reading →

Muruch's Best of the Decade: Albums

In addition to my usual year end lists, I've also compiled Best of the Decade lists. Following are my favorite albums that were released between 2000-2009... Muruch's Best of the Decade: Albums 25. Muse: The Resistance This is one of those albums that has classic potential, and I expect to move its way up the... Continue Reading →

Muruch’s Best of the Decade: Albums

In addition to my usual year end lists, I've also compiled Best of the Decade lists. Following are my favorite albums that were released between 2000-2009... Muruch's Best of the Decade: Albums 25. Muse: The Resistance This is one of those albums that has classic potential, and I expect to move its way up the... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer Videos

As Amanda Palmer recently blogged, all of her videos have been pulled from YouTube due to a dispute between YouTube and Warner (who owns Amanda's label Roadrunner). Palmer has re-uploaded said videos to Vimeo. I especially recommend the chilling "Strength Through Music Video" (which I originally posted in August) and the controversial "Leeds United" (which... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: Rebellyon

In case you missed my original post about Amanda Palmer's Leeds United belly battle with her record label, she has posted an update to her own Blog. She talks about The Rebellyon website some fans have made to support her, the frustrating details of her contract with Roadrunner Records, and the bizarre way the label... Continue Reading →

Amanda Palmer: Rebellyon

In case you missed my original post about Amanda Palmer's Leeds United belly battle with her record label, she has posted an update to her own Blog. She talks about The Rebellyon website some fans have made to support her, the frustrating details of her contract with Roadrunner Records, and the bizarre way the label... Continue Reading →

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