1. Dirty Projectors Put a New Spin on the Hits for Energized Brooklyn Show

    July 13, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Despite the constantly-rotating lineup that is Brooklyn's Dirty Projectors , the group's incredible musicianship is undeniable. After seeing dozens of new bands timidly emerging from behind YouTube webcams with no stage presence, equipped with drummers who rush into the sunset on…

  2. Dirty Projectors Get Weirder - And Bigger - With 'Swing Lo Magellan'

    June 22, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Indie-rock weirdos the Dirty Projectors had no problem creating an operatic concept album about Don Henley and post-9/11 America (2005's "The Getty Address") or a song-for-song reinterpretation of Black Flag's 1981 album "Damaged" (2007's "Rise Above…

  3. Dirty Projectors Jam Again With Roots, Mos Def, Kweli

    November 25, 2009 5:30 PM EST The Dirty Projects / Roots musical love affair continued today (Nov. 25) on the set of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," as two members of the Brooklyn-based group joined the Roots to back Mos Def and Talib Kweli on their song "History." The show airs tonight on NBC; the…

  4. Pearl Jam, Dead Weather Cap Hot, Muddy ACL Fest

    October 05, 2009 4:38 AM EDT They came, they saw, they danced and got covered in stinky mud. Such was the case on Sunday (Oct. 4) as Pearl Jam, the Dead Weather, Michael Franti, and Ben Harper closed out the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival. The fest grounds in Zilker Park had become a sloppy affair during Saturday…

  5. Dirty Projectors Shift Gears On 'Orca'

    June 08, 2009 8:25 AM EDT The Dirty Projectors' last two releases, "The Getty Address" and "Rise Above," were lo-fi concept albums built around inscrutable song structures. Given the Brooklyn-based indie band's track record, "Stillness Is the Move" -- the group's pop…