| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:47 PM
*** ½ (out of four)
You know what? I can relate to Fiona Apple.
I’m not saying we’re kindred spirits or anything. My voice sounds roughly like a hoarded basement of cats, I’ve never been accused of having an eating disorder and MTV...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:05 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Fiona Apple specializes in overwrought album titles and emotionally transparent art-pop songs. “The Idler Wheel is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do” (Epic)...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:30 AM
| Jul 5, 2012
The Mynabirds singer/songwriter Laura Burhenn doesn’t believe in guilty pleasures. She has her opinions, and she’s not ashamed. On that note, she says with a laugh: Her favorite movie is “The Neverending Story.”
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:43 AM
“Every single night’s a fight with my brain,” Fiona Apple roared, as if 27 voices were competing for space inside her head. And then she dropped to a near whisper. “I just want to feel everything.”
The singer did all she...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Alison Sudol finds comfort in the woods. The singer-songwriter and leader of the band A Fine Frenzy grew up mostly in Los Angeles and Burbank, and even there she's often found herself gravitating toward a convenient corner of nature. On a recent...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Fiona Apple has postponed plans to tour South America, telling fans in an impassioned note posted on Facebook that she has opted to stay home with her ailing dog. "I just can't leave her now," she wrote. "Please understand."
The four-page handwritten...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:50 AM
Oh, America. You brutal, merciless fool.
When it comes to "The Voice," you messed up, America. True, you cut someone who reached her peak weeks ago, but you also eliminated the twee princess who wrapped herself so tightly around our hearts.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:43 AM
You've already seen our picks for albums of the year, but maybe you're wondering what else almost made the cut. Below are all of the albums that reviewed by the RedEye Sound Board that recieved three stars or more in 2012.
***-star reviewed albums:...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Fiona Apple: The mercurial singer resurfaces for a brief club tour, presumably as a teaser for a forthcoming album (her first since 2005) with another tongue-twister title, “The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Frank Ocean can add another award to the pile.
The Village Voice late Tuesday released the results of its annual Pazz & Jop critics poll, which asked approximately 500 music writers for their favorite albums and singles of 2012. Ocean's "Channel Orange"...