Amanda Palmer is one of the best examples of how the Internet and social media have brought celebrities down from Olympus. Where Robert "I am a golden god!" Plant and his bandmates were basically accessible to only selected groupies and rock journalists, Palmer is an enthusiastic -- almost obsessive ... More >>
Editor's note: There's a flurry of arguments floating around online about independent artist Amanda Palmer asking skilled musicians to play a couple of songs at each stop on her upcoming tour for just beer, merchandise, and affection. Many argue that it isn't fair that Palmer -- who raised more than ... More >>
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra Jherek Bischoff Die Roten Punkte Friday, July 13, 2012 Public Works Better than: The cast party for a high school musical production of "The Crucible"
Amanda Palmer's debut album posed the Twin Peaks-inspired question Who Killed ... More >>
Gil RiegoThe Dresden Dolls' Amanda "Fucking" PalmerDresden DollsPomplamooseDecember 31, 2010@ The WarfieldBetter than: Ringing in the new year in 1939. All those chicks wearing corsets you saw on New Year's Eve? Most likely they were either coming or going from the Warfield, where the Dresde ... More >>
Pomplamoose's Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn will trade the tiny screen for a big stage this Friday.The songs of Pomplamoose have seen millions of plays on YouTube. Fans from all over the world have downloaded more than a 100,000 MP3s of famous covers and the band's original songs on iTunes and other ... More >>
Marin County duo Pomplamoose is famous for its offbeat video covers of big-time pop songs, which rake in revenue on YouTube. Now it appears as though Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn have found another way to bring home the bacon: car ads. They remade "Up On the Housetop" and "Jingle Bells" in their si ... More >>
It can weird be to see your favorite Internet stars in real life, and certainly, not all of the web-famous (especially among musicians) are ready for the live spotlight in a way that, say, Justin Bieber is (uh, debatable). That's a roundabout way of saying that we're especially curious to see ... More >>