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Jenny Lewis – She’s Not Me

Photo by Jason Gonulsen Jenny Lewis videos are the best videos, and here’s a new one for “She’s Not Me,” which she directed. It features a host of people you might know: Fred Armisen, Zosia Mamet, Leo Fitzpatrick, Feist, and Vanessa Bayer. But really, the star is Jenny freaking Lewis. There’s still time to catch … Read more

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Lollapalooza Day Two in Photos: GROUPLOVE, OutKast, Jenny Lewis, The Head and the Heart, Nas, Typhoon, Smallpools, Meg Myers, Fitz & the Tantrums, Wrestlers

GROUPLOVE at Lollapalooza | All photos by Jason Gonulsen Day Two of Lollapalooza featured sets from GROUPLOVE, OutKast, Jenny Lewis, Nas, Fitz & the Tantrums The Head and the Heart, and more. Enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen. OUTKAST GROUPLOVE JENNY LEWIS THE HEAD AND THE HEART TYPHOON SMALLPOOLS NAS MEG MYERS WRESTLERS FITZ & … Read more

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Festival Review | 10 Things I Learned at Forecastle

All photos by Jason Gonulsen 2014 was my first Forecastle Festival, which was also happened to be my first music festival of the year. There are a few more on the agenda, but they’re all gonna have a hard time measuring up to my time spent in Louisville with Jack White, Jenny Lewis, Jason Isbell, … Read more

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Forecastle Festival Day Three Photo Recap | Beck, The Replacements, Jenny Lewis, Sharon Van Etten, Nickel Creek, Lucius, Sun Kil Moon, Hayes Carll, The Weeks, Reignwolf, Matrimony

Jenny Lewis at Forecastle | All photos by Jason Gonulsen The final day of the 2014 Forecastle Festival was packed with some heavy hitters, including Beck, The Replacements, and Jenny Lewis. Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day jammed with Paul Westerberg and The Replacements, while Reignwolf rocked like no other all weekend. Please enjoy these … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Jenny Lewis – The Voyager

Rilo Kiley front woman Jenny Lewis has shared the title track from her upcoming third solo album, The Voyager. Lewis’ folksy croon and twelve string guitar are accompanied by dramatic strings on this song, which will surely be a contender for “Best Ballad of 2014.”

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Concert Review | Deer Tick at Off Broadway in Saint Louis

Photo by Katie Guymon “I’m terribly sorry for your loss.” These are the six words that concluded Deer Tick frontman John McCauley’s somber recognition of the late Dave Hagerty, vocalist/guitarist of the local Saint Louis band, Fattback. (Please read the touching obituary written by our friend, Christian Schaeffer, for A to Z, the music blog … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Jenny & Johnny – Big Wave

I’ve been somewhat infatuated with Jenny Lewis since she went solo with 2006’s Rabbit Fur Coat. I know she was making music with Rilo Kiley long before her foray into her soul-stirring, The Watson Twins-backed alt-country dazzle, but nothing RK put out made me wanna keel over and die like “Rise Up With Fists!!” and “Born Secular” … Read more

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Jenny and Johnny Reveal First Song + Tour Dates

Jenny and Johnny, the new project that features Jenny Lewis and her boyfriend Johnathan Rice has now taken a tangible form, and what we’re hearing at this point sounds like it will not disappoint – thank the Lord. Additionally, it appears they’ve charted their first ever U.S. tour, which kicks off in California on September … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Deer Tick – Twenty Miles

Last summer, I saw Deer Tick open for Jenny Lewis, and the then unknown-to-me band covered John Mellencamp’s “I Fought Authority” with the intensity of The Sex Pistols. I still don’t know if that was a sincere gesture or more of a kitschy move, but as a small town girl who grew up near many pink houses, … Read more

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Strangers Almanac Turns Two!

Two years ago today, Jason wrote his first column for Strangers Almanac (Glide Magazine) on the one, the only Steve Earle. Since then, he and I have truly had a blast writing every month about our favorite singer-songwriters (along with our personal connections to the music) and sharing news, lyrics, and in general, a whole … Read more

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Strangers Almanac | Bob Dylan

Katie and I, with the help of Glide Magazine, created Strangers Almanac, a column devoted to singer-songwriters, two years ago, and we’ve had a lot of fun writing about some of our favorite singer-songwriters like Tift Merritt, Ryan Adams, Neil Young, Jenny Lewis, Regina Spektor, and Jeff Tweedy. It’s pretty crazy that we’re already on … Read more