Amanda Palmer – Strength Through Music 2018

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the original video for “Strength Through Music”, which was on my first solo album Who Killed Amanda Palmer”, was shot on location at and featuring students from Lexington High School, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA. we filmed it back in 2008 as a response to the mass shootings at columbine high school. people were shocked and horrified… Read more »

New Video: Amanda Palmer – Judy Blume

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it’s judy blume’s 80th birthday and i have a brand new awesomesauce video and essay up today on the huffington post . this is jason’s directorial debut for another artist and i think he KILLED IT. a local new orleans filmmaker, sean o’grady, also came on super-last minute and did a stupendous job with a fantastic local… Read more »

The AFP + Christopher Lydon Conversation

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“ This Thing is a really beautiful Thing, and a Thing that i’m hoping to do more of. as for my partner in crime, christopher lydon – for those of you who aren’t familiar with him – is a long-standing radio interviewer (mostly found on National Public Radio in the states) and he’s an old… Read more »

Amanda Palmer – “Labyrinth” (from the Grinning Man)

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me, in full throated musical-theater form, singing the character grinpayne’s heartbreaking song “labyrinth” from the new london west end musical “the grinning man”, backed by the budapest film orchestra. read the full backstory  HERE .   THE CREDITS “Labyrinth” from the musical The Grinning Man Vocals by Amanda Palmer Music by Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler Lyrics… Read more »

Amanda Palmer – How Would You Like To Play God

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this is the song was written as a semester long songwriting exercise, using input and inspiration from a select group of wesleyan students, michael pope, and myself. i gave the students a writing prompt, and told them that i was going to collect their pages, read them, and write a song inspired by what they’d… Read more »

Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff – Live at Union Chapel

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this was webcasted LIVE from Union Chapel on november 16th featuring jherek bischoff, plus a quartet! this show was immensely powerful: it felt like a perfect culmination of all the Things this year. jherek and i did some newly-arranged and live material we’ve never tried before. the feeling in the room was warm as warm can be… Read more »