1. Crooked Fingers Take New Disc Direct To Retail

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Eric Bachmann wrapped recording on the latest Crooked Fingers album, he sat down with manager Ben Dickey to plot out his next move. They considered re-signing with Merge, which had released sever When Eric Bachmann wrapped recording on the latest Crooked Fingers album, he sat down with…

  2. Common, Decemberists Set For Summerstage Shows

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the headliners for the 2007 season of New York's Central Park Summerstage. The series will open June 15 with jazz vocalis Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the…

  3. Crooked Fingers' Bachmann Heads 'To The Races'

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Crooked Fingers frontman Eric Bachmann will release his first solo album, "To the Races," Aug. 22 via Saddle Creek. Crooked Fingers frontman Eric Bachmann will release his first solo album, "To the Races," Aug. 22 via Saddle Creek. Bachmann wrote the material for the 10…

  4. Dignity and Shame

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST It's so easy to like a band that has lyrics like "Why does everybody always act so tough/When all anybody wants is to find a friend." Crooked Fingers is tender and affable, and there is zero shame in It's so easy to like a band that has lyrics like "Why does everybody…

  5. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Crooked Fingers / Iron & Wine / M. Ward Meet The Folkers This week brings new releases from three acclaimed singer/songwriters, led by a new Sub Pop EP, "Woman King," from Iron & Wine. The set finds Iron & Wine mastermind Sam Beam broadening his acoustic-based repertoire…

  6. Wilco, Franz Donate Rarities For Tsunami CD

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wilco, Franz Ferdinand, Hot Hot Heat and Interpol are among the artists that have contributed rare or previously unreleased tracks to a double-disc compilation that will raise funds for Asian tsunami Wilco, Franz Ferdinand, Hot Hot Heat and Interpol are among the artists that have contributed…