Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff – “Purple Rain”

i just released a cover of “purple rain”, with the added lyrics from the intro of “let’s go crazy”, with my brother Jherek Bischoff. listen / read the whole back story on the official project page/home: http://bit.ly/AFPurpleRainpage

Jherek Bischoff: string arranging, mixing, mastering.
Amanda Palmer: vocals

the team @ ELBO studios in LA:

the strings:
Serena McKinney – violin
Ben Ullery – viola
Alma Fernandez – viola
Jacob Braun – cello

in the studio:
Chris Fogel – engineer
John Witt Chapman – engineer
Ryan McClure – asst. engineer

the team @ future-past studio in hudson, NY:
Patrick Higgins – head engineer
Rudy Mingaray- assistant engineer

prince artwork: done on commission from the patreon by sarah beetson (http://www.sarahbeetson.com/)

this project was made possible by over 8,000 people supporting the making of true independent art at https://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer.
please join so that we can make more of the things we love.

all proceeds of this download (until further notice) will go to the ELEVATE HOPE FOUNDATION, a non-profit that provides therapy through music for abused and abandoned kids…supported by prince and founded by sheila e:
http://www.elevatehope.org/

Jack & Amanda Palmer – “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” (art by David Mack)

“1952 Vincent Black Lightning” written by the amazing Richard Thompson

Amanda Palmer – piano
Jack & Amanda Palmer – vocals

drawing & animation by David Mack (made from 250 separate paintings…): https://www.facebook.com/David-Mack-2…
this video was funded by our 7,000+ patrons…THANK YOU GUYS.

from the covers collection “You Got Me Singing” by Jack & Amanda Palmer, available for pre-order NOW exclusively to my Patreon supporters. you can become a patron and access the pre-order for as little as $1 at http://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer

Album pre-order will be available on iTunes and Amazon starting may 16th!

you can also purchase / stream on:
Spotify: http://po.st/APvblSpot
iTunes: http://po.st/APvbliT
Amazon: http://po.st/APvblAmz
Google Play: http://po.st/APvblGP

Jack & Amanda Palmer – “You Got Me Singing” tracklist:
1. You Got Me Singing (Leonard Cohen and Patrick Raymond Leonard)
2. Wynken, Blyken and Nod (Lucy and Carly Simon)
3. Again (Melanie Safka)
4. 1952 Vincent Black Lightning (Richard John Thompson)
5. Louise Was Not Half Bad (Tom T Hall, written by Paul Siebel)
6. Black Boys On Mopeds (Sinead O’Connor)
7. All I Could Do (Kimya Dawson)
8. In The Heat Of The Summer (Phil Ochs and Jack Palmer)
9. Pink Emerson Radio (Kathleen Edwards)
10. Skye Boat Song (Traditional)
11. Glacier (John William Grant and Thorarinsson Birgir)
12. I Love You So Much (Noah Britton)

love,
AFP

“Behind the Trees” (a found voice memo animation)

animation by: Avi Ofer http://www.aviofer.com/
assistant animators: Santi Amézqueta Porteros & Héctor Zafra Matos
music written & recorded by Amanda Palmer

read the entire backstory/blog about this project at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/3027423

this work was made possible by the amazing 5,000+ supporters at my patreon,
who are all pitching in as little as $1 to allow us to MAKE ALL THE THINGS!
join our patreon community to support more art like this, and to get the blogs & content
emailed straight to your inbox!
here’s the link:
https://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer

thanks to maria popova for the connection to Logan Smalley and Gerta Xhelo at TED.com for leading me to avi!

and special thanks to Neil Gaiman for hearing this voice memo, laughing his head off, and
supporting the idea. may he come out from behind the trees someday, or at least have a fun party
convention with all the other Ones of Him

love,
AFP

 

AMANDA PALMER COMPLETE SHOW @ UNION CHAPEL

made possible by the patrons at https://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer

SET LIST:

PERHAPS CONTRAPTION (https://twitter.com/perhapscontrap) - 00:00:18
ANDREW O’NEILL (https://twitter.com/destructo9000) - 00:20:20
THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY – (robert dwyer joyce cover) - 00:36:05
ASTRONAUT - 00:40:35
AMPERSAND - 00:46:28
JUMP - 00:56:45
COIN-OPERATED BOY - 00:58:49
MISSED ME - 01:09:18
VEGEMITE - 01:16:43
MAP OF TASMANIA - 01:22:31
special guest CAITLIN MORAN reads a letter to her daughter - 01:25:00
ALL I COULD DO – (kimya dawson cover) - 01:44:41
BIGGER ON THE INSIDE - 01:57:17
PREGNANT WOMAN ARE SMUG (w/ special guest Whitney Moses) – (garfunkel & oates cover) - 02:11:30
special guest Le Gateau Chocolat sings “i want to dance with somebody” – (whitney houston cover) - 02:18:14
DELILAH (w/ special guest Whitney Moses) - 02:25:40
THE BED SONG - 02:34:55
THE KILLING TYPE - 02:42:15
THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT – (smiths cover) - 02:48:22
LEEDS UNITED (w/ Perhaps Contraption) - 02:54:10

credits:
shot and streamed by streaming tank (http://www.streamingtank.com)
edited by fame house (http://www.famehouse.net)

THE DRESDEN DOLLS – FULL WEBCAST from ROUGH TRADE/record store day

hola comrades!!! here it is, for all to enjoy…the FULL edited/cleaned-up webcast from the dresden dolls free show april 18th, 2015 – at rough trade east in williamsburg, NYC, for record store day.

this filming/webcast would NOT have existed without the patrons over at http://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer waving us down the DAY before the show and asking if they could pay for a webcast to happen – so a huge-ass special thank you to all you guys for footing the bill so that we could do this show, get paid, pay the crew, and have it preserved forever! LIFE IS WONDERFUL. if you want to join the patreon, please do, it’s bringing our community together really beautifully.

and thanks to nick from fame house, eric, superkate, chris from streaming tank, the folks at funkadelic NYC for the rehearsal space, and the rest of our team for being so awesome and making this all happen!

SET LIST:
sex changes (from “yes, virginia”)
Ultima Esperanza (from “no, virginia”)
Mandy goes to Med school (from “yes, virginia”)
lonesome organist rapes page turner (from “no, virginia”)
half jack (from “the dresden dolls” self-titled debut)
war pigs (black sabbath cover)
coin operated boy (from “the dresden dolls” self-titled debut)
sing (from “yes, virginia”)
girl anachronism (from “the dresden dolls” self-titled debut)

LONG LIVE THE PUNK CABARET!!!!!!!

credits:
shot and streamed by streaming tank (http://www.streamingtank.com)
edited by fame house (http://www.famehouse.net)