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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 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
One of Tassie’s most loved festivals, MONA FOMA, has today released the full lineup to the 2013 leg of the brand, which is now in its 5th year. With a headliner already confirmed, organisers have woven a bill that will cater perfectly to their loyal clientele’s desires. So we already knew that David Byrne would
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
In the past few months Amanda Palmer has been showing the way for a new kind of business model in the music industry, using the service Kickstarter to fund her latest album project in return for favours of a various scale, and the knowledge that their favourite musician will be able to create new music
New clip from Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra, for their track The Killing Type, taken from her upcoming album Theater Is Evil.
Amanda Palmer, the American singer/songwriter who raised over $1 million in donations from fans via Kickstarter, has revealed that she will be coming to Australia in February, 2013. While speaking with Lewis and Veronica of triple j, Palmer announced that she will be accompanied by her band Grand Theft Orchestra for an Australian tour near