Aimee Mann most recent album, Charmer, was released on her own SuperEgo label in September of last year. It was her 8th solo album after splitting with the new wave band, Til Tuesday in 1990. Mann is is playing at Helsinki Hudson in Hudson, NY on Thursday, April 18th at 8pm. Ted Leo will open.
The Both, a collaboration between musicians Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, released an album (also called The Both) in April of 2014 and they’re bringing their tuneful and smart songs and witty stage reparté to The Bearsville Theatre on Friday.
Jonathan Coulton's new album, Artificial Heart, is out and even though it shouldn't matter to you what Sarah LaDuke thinks of it - we're going to tell you anyway - she loves it. Here, Jonathan speaks with Sarah about his career, working with John Flansburgh, being buds with John Hodgman, and, of course, some of the songs on Artificial Heart.
Tomorrow at 8pm, film composer and singer-songwriter Peter Salett and illustrator Michael Arthur will be at MASS MoCA in North Adams to perform Suite for the Summer Rain and Dance of the Yellow Leaf --two related song-cycles that will be accentuated and elevated through a collaboration of the artists that melds the live music performance with live illustration projected behind the band.