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Elliot Smith

The Gentrification of Mi Barrio, Echo Park

Eric Trules | Posted 06.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Eric Trules

I first moved here 21 years ago. To the hills of Echo Park.

Five of Elliott Smith's Most Underrated, Timeless Songs

Jen Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jen Brown

Elliott Smith died 10 years ago on October 21. The influence of his music is so huge to so many people that imagining the world without his music is difficult.

My Lunch with Adam Smith

Floyd Elliot | Posted 09.30.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

When I got to the car, I saw a tidy red envelope on my windshield: a ticket. I checked: I still had half an hour on the parking time I'd bought. Freakin' Adam Smith.

Rare Elliott Smith Track Discovered

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

"Misery Let Me Down" sounds like an Elliott Smith song you might have heard before, but chances are, you haven't. Smith performed the song in 1997...

The Return Of Bright Eyes: A Conversation With Conor Oberst

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Coming off of a string of very strong variant projects such as Monsters Of Folk and his work with The Mystic Valley Band, Conor Oberst returns with his Bright Eyes cast on the album The People's Key.

The Dark Horse: Joan of Arc, Elliot Smith and Me

Jon Foreman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jon Foreman

You can't be a hero without adversity. Every knight has his dragon to slay, every Joan of Arc has her Hundred Year War. Only when something goes against you, are you afforded the opportunity to be a hero.

From Built to Spill to "Bridge Over Troubled Water": A Playlist for BP

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Wild

Seeing that horrifying video of BP's oil spill was a sickening experience. So here's some music for BP to put on their big hit video, or just to choke on as this disaster continues. And if you ever screamed "Drill, Baby, Drill," then this one's for you too.

"Hazy Shade Of Winter": A Playlist To Help Heat Things Up on the Frigid Night of This Snow Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

My favorite vaguely snow-related song of all-time is the late great Harry Nilsson's version of "Snow" by Randy Newman. Here's some more songs for the snow.