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Amanda Palmer

Instagramming The Rapture: An Interview With Amanda Palmer

Zack Rosen | Posted 11.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Zack Rosen

If you can turn a blind eye to Palmer's increasing cultural ubiquity, you will be rewarded, as Theatre Is Evil both stands on its own and represents a career highlight for a musician who has tried just about everything.

Will Work For Compensation: Amanda Palmer, Interns And Entitlement Culture

Kitty Stryker | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Kitty Stryker

She's not the only person who has ever done this. This is not, in my opinion, just a backlash against Amanda Palmer but against a whole cultural phenomenon. We live in a culture of entitlement where people are expected to work for free and be grateful for the "opportunity."

Amanda Palmer Wants You To Play For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Amanda F***ing Palmer is the queen of crowd-sourcing. She raised an impressive $1.2 million over Kickstarter this year to pay for her newest album, "T...

YouChoose: How Digital Platforms Are Changing the Entertainment World

Steven C. Beer | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Steven C. Beer

Based on recent trends, we anticipate that more and more established filmmakers, musicians and authors will turn to using the digital world as a liberating resource and vital tool for creating, marketing and distributing their work.

Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 1. Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club Her music may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Palmer knows how to put on a capti...

Amanda Palmer: The Crancing Queen

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

When Amanda Palmer climbed up on stage to play, the word YES was written on her chest in large black letters. Which kind of says it all -- in a nutshell -- about this artist, and the way she shows up in the world.

Amanda Palmer's Kickstarter Campaign Reaches $1M

Posted 05.29.2012 | Arts

Amanda Palmer just reached 21,134 backers for her Kickstarter project, which is an incredible milestone for the female performer. However, the real ki...

Karmin Holds the Music Business Hostage

Jason Schmitt | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Schmitt

The ability for bands like Karmin to create, promote, and reap the awards of good artistry prior to a major label contract helps to illuminate just how far and fast the music business game has changed.

Amanda Palmer's Kickstarter Campaign Raises $100K in First 7 Hours; Proves Beyond a Doubt We Are The Media

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Holly Cara Price

Palmer, who eschewed her label Roadrunner Records a few years ago and went gloriously indie, is now her own brand, living and breathing the new paradigm of the music industry.

Doha Tribeca Film Fest 2011: Nadine Labaki's Latest, Antonio Banderas, and the Wonder of Black Gold

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

The Doha Tribeca Film Festival is the kind of event that can make all other film festivals seem unexciting.

Amanda Palmer: Al Jazeera Host, DFI Director, World Cinema Ambassador

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

The Fabulous Picture Show is hosted and produced by Amanda Palmer. With her grace and professional strength, she could cinematically unite the Arab and Western worlds.

Huffington Post Exclusive Music World Premiere: On The Twentieth Anniversary Of Nevermind, SPIN Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

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Amanda Palmer Discusses the Launch of David Lynch Foundation Music

Brandon Deroche | Posted 09.11.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

Playing music coincides directly with the essence of meditation, and therefore it's no surprise that the two are again linked with today's launch of the David Lynch Foundation's newest venture -- DLF Music's "Download for Good."

Chatting with Ben Folds; Plus His Video Premiere of "A Working Day"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Co-written with novelist Nick Hornby, "A Working Day" is Ben Folds' commentary on popularity and hipness that skewers its topic while calling out the internet, blogs, and other social media in the process.

13 Funny Musicians You Should Be Following On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy

We realized we're always telling you which comedians to follow on Twitter, but we never give any love to the non-professional funny people who have tr...

The Doha-Tribeca Film Festival: Robert DeNiro, Kevin Spacey and Directors in Burkas

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Badt

Qatar, once a country of fishermen and pearl-divers and today boasting one of the highest per capita GDPs, is an unusual place for a film festival. But yes, it recently hosted one.

Amanda Palmer on Life, Art, Music, and Smashing Paradigms: So Much is Possible, and I Want to Do it All!

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The fact is, talking to Amanda Palmer can very well cause one to feel like a complete slacker, no matter how much of a workaholic you happen to be. Be...

Richard Branson, Imogen Heap Team Up For Online Pakistan Relief Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Sir Richard Branson and singer Imogen Heap have joined forces to host an online benefit to help the millions of Pakistanis affected by the devastating...

Sxip Shirey and Sonic New York

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jesse Larner

I first saw Sxip ("Skip") Shirey when his band Luminescent Orchestrii opened for Dresden Dolls on the night that brought in 2008. It was an odd but oddly perfect pairing.

Amanda Palmer, Radiohead & Ukuleles

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

The next logical step for Amanda Palmer was to release an album of Radiohead covers performed on the ukulele and sell it online through a donation-based model. Plus a vinyl version.

Sxip Shirey's Magic Journey: Sonic New York

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Sxip Shirey looks like a magician, with his wiry gray exploding hair and mischief eyes, and he has an uncanny ability to cast a musical spell over a r...

NYC, DC, Philly and Boston: Amanda Palmer is coming to your city soon, if you believe in Art, Love, and Creativity, GO!

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

In November of 2008 a friend convinced me I should not miss seeing Amanda Palmer, who was at the time touring behind her first solo album Who Killed A...

Amanda Palmer: Naked & Dead At The Golden Globes (AUDIO)

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

Less then three weeks in and musician Amanda Palmer has had a pretty smashing 2010. On New Year's Eve, she performed with the Boston Pops Orchestra si...

On Abortion, Rape, and Humor (Video)

Amanda Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Amanda Palmer

Ben Folds and I recorded a tongue-in-cheek, ironic, up-tempo pop song about a girl who got drunk, date raped, and had an abortion, and now no one will play the video.

A Dresden Doll: Amanda Palmer At Metro

Chicago Reader | Monica Kendrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You might wonder why Dresden Dolls front woman Amanda Palmer would need to make a solo record, since the Dolls already provide such fertile ground for...