| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:00 AM
"Hank Williams: Lost Highway"
Randal Myler and Mark Harelik's jukebox biodrama about the king of country music, back when it was still called "hillbilly music," displays most of the weaknesses that beset the form.
There's the awkward mixture of first-...
| 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
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:45 AM
With Fiona Apple. Fri., June 29, 8 p.m. $35-$50. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. (866) 558-4253, ivesconcertpark.com.
When Blake Mills’ debut album...
| 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.