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Punk cabaret goddess Amanda Palmer has finally released the long-promised music video for her Ukulele Anthem, filmed on a windy day in front of the Sydney Opera House, while she was in the country this year as a headliner for the Sydney Festival. The video features a nappy/leotard clad Palmer, strapped in a harness and
Punk cabaret pioneer Amanda Palmer is currently on Australian shores to perform 10 very special solo shows exclusively for Sydney Festival 2014. Music Feeds’ very own Mike Hohnen spoke to Palmer from “on a couch” in Massachusetts prior to her Australian trip for this edition of Music Feeds Podcast. Palmer delves into theories about why
Singer-songwriter and modern feminist stalwart Amanda Palmer has praised Australia’s attitude towards “opinionated women,” particularly when it comes to our love of contentious female musos like Pink and Beth Ditto. An attitude, she says, is lacking in her homeland of the United States. “Having looked at who else resonates in Australia,” Palmer told Music Feeds,
The lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 has been revealed, unveiling an immense selection of rock, folk, country, roots, bluegrass, disco, indie, and everything in between. Organisers have managed to nab Chaka Khan, Amanda Palmer, Lee Ronaldo and Mike Patton just to name a few! Yesterday, theMusic revealed the acts slated for Sydney Festival Paramatta, a
Palmer defends Cyrus to O’Connor: “Miley is, from what I can gather, in charge of her own show.”
While most of us of slept soundly last night, knowing Friday was just around the corner, magic was happening within the walls of Melbourne’s The Toff In Town, with three virtuoso musicians taking to the stage during a very special performance. During his sold-out solo gig at the Toff last night, Jherek Bischoff was joined
After a dialogue with fans on Twitter during Abbottlanche 2013, Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra have given fans an “improvised musical moment” in which they share their thoughts about Australia’s new prime minister Tony Abbott during the closing moments of a gig at Perth’s Astor Theatre last night. After calling for fans thoughts
Amanda Palmer recently took to the stage in London to protest UK paper Daily Mail‘s coverage of her performance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. In the piece, the Brit paper chose to ignore her musical performance and instead focused on an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction. Naturally unhappy with the amount of attention paid to her nip-slip,
Amanda Palmer has revealed that she was “hurt” by criticism she received in the wake of her mega-successful Kickstarter campaign to aid her new album Theatre Is Evil. As Rolling Stone reports, Palmer made the revelation during her TED Talk titled The Art of Funding, which was uploaded this week. More specifically, the criticism peaked
After a period of uncertainty, Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra have officially announced their new series of Australian and New Zealand tour dates.
Amanda Palmer has cancelled all her tour plans for 2013 so she can support her close friend Anthony as he undergoes treatment for cancer. Posting a heartfelt statement on her official website, Palmer explains to her fans worldwide that although it feels like she’s “letting a lot of people down” and that it was “an
Amanda Palmer has taken offensive to the latest advert from animal rights organisation PETA. As pictured above, PETA’s new advert features model Joanna Krupa sporting some deliberately exaggerated pubic hair with the text ‘Fur Trim: Unattractive’ plastred across the image. Palmer feels that the anti-fur advert, while trying to advocate animal rights, promotes an unhealthy
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra have released a music video for single Do It With a Rockstar. The almost 7-minute-long clip contains drag queens, agitated hipsters, some weird happenings with food, a little nudity, and a whole lot of getting it on. Of course none of this is all too surprising considering the
American singer/songwriter and performer Amanda Palmer has announced her Australian tour dates for next February. She’d already revealed her plans to tour Down Under with her Grand Theft Orchestra when she spoke to triple j at the beginning of the month, but now we have some solid dates, which you can check out below. Palmer
It’s the 180 we never saw coming – Amanda Palmer will now pay her live backing band of volunteer musos. Triple j reports that despite an apology from Steve Albini for calling her ‘an idiot’ over her call-out for musicians to be part of her live band (and be paid in beer and hugs) Palmer
Former Nirvana producer Steve Albini has apologised to Amanda Palmer after labelling her an “idiot” for asking fans to play in her live band for free, NME reports.
Recently, Amanda Palmer made an open call-out to any musicians who would like to be part of a string quartet for her upcoming live shows – without any payment.