JFDR — the project of prolific Icelandic multi-hyphenate Jófríður Ákadóttir — is announcing her official signing to Houndstooth today. In addition to releasing 12 solo albums, the singer, songwriter, and composer has collabed with Ólafur Arnalds and Damien Rice and scored Icelandic films like Backyard Village (2021). Björk is also apparently a big fan, which bodes well for everyone. In celebration of signing to Houndstooth, Ákadóttir is sharing a new single and video as JFDR: It’s a dreamy, hypnotic ballad called “The Orchid.” The video, meanwhile, is directed by Joseph Burgess. Listen and watch below.
Daryl Hall and John Oates went to court in Nashville today to begin hashing out their dispute over Oates’ plan to sell his stake in their joint venture — a plan that Hall described in legal filings as a “betrayal” strategically timed to maximize harm. As Billboard reports, Chancellor Russell Perkins, the judge overseeing the […]
Paula Cole, who took home the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1998 after “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?” and “I Don’t Want To Wait” were unexpected hits, has announced a new album, Lo, her first full-length of all original songs in nearly a decade. Its lead single is called “The Replacements & […]
All throughout the fall, Ben Gibbard’s two bands the Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie fired up the millennial nostalgia machine, launching a co-headlining tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the former group’s lone album Give Up and Death Cab’s career pinnacle Transatlanticism. This spring, they’re running it back. A new leg of […]