Click Track: Dirty Projectors


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Be Specific: Dirty Projectors frontman Dave Longstreth talks Kanye, MJ and Merle

Sometimes the man in plaid feels like Mighty Merle. (Photo by Tom Hines.) By Allison Stewart In part one of Click Track's conversation with Dirty Projectors' frontperson Dave Longstreth, we talked about multi-lingual groupies and the DP's (mostly) unexpected success....

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Dave Longstreth, Dirty Projectors

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/01/2010

Be Specific: Dirty Projectors frontman reflects on spoils of success, super-niceness of Solange

Well-educated Dirty Projectors groupies may find this man staying at a high-altitude hotel on the outskirts of town. (Photo: Mia Ferm) By Allison Stewart It only took seven albums, but Brooklyn band Dirty Projectors became an overnight sensation with the...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Dirty Projectors

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Riffs: Our top five Britney Spears dream collaborators

Britney just needs to the right collaborator to set her free. (Linda Davidson/TWP) By Allison Stewart If Christina Aguilera is a voice, and Lady Gaga is an aesthetic, Britney Spears is pretty much just an idea. With Spears, there is...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Beth Orton, Brandon Flowers, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Colbie Caillat, Dave Longstreth, Derek Miller, Dirty Projectors, Dr. Luke, Drake, Emily Haines, James Murphy, Kara DioGuardi, Kylie Minogue, LCD Soundsystem, Lady Gaga, Le Tigre, Lily Allen, M.I.A., Madonna, Metric, Pharrell, Rodney Jerkins, Rusko, Sia, Sleigh Bells, Stuart Price, Timbaland, the Neptunes, the Weepies

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/04/2010

Dirty Projectors cover Bob Dylan for Levi's, Andre 3000 covers Beatles for Nike; Would you buy R. Kelly's former mansion?

Dirty Projectors and Levi's: A strange fit. (Photo by Sarah Cass via Myspace) By Ally Schweitzer - The Dirty Projectors and Andre 3000 cropped up in a pair of spots for Levi's and Nike recently: Dirty Projectors for the denim...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Andre 3000, Dirty Projectors, R Kelly

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/21/2010

Limp Bizkit scratches tour; Roots collab with Dirty Projectors; Sennheiser dies

Limp Bizkit: Not an ampitheatre band. Well, duh. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) By Ally Schweitzer - Limp Bizkit has canned their North American summer tour in favor of a pared-down arena jaunt this fall. One can speculate as to...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dirty Projectors, Limp Bizkit, The Roots

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009

Lists: Chris Richards leaks his ballots for Pazz & Jop and Nashville Scene

Does Solange have this photo of Dirty Projectors hanging in her locker? (Courtesy of Windish Agency) Lists. Lists. Lists. At this time of the year, we can't seem to stop making them -- or leaking them on our blog. Last...

By Chris Richards  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Animal Collective, Brad Paisley, Dirty Projectors, Maxwell, R.Kelly, Solange Knowles, Wale