Posts Tagged ‘Fred Armisen’

Arts Roundup: Future of Music Edition

Plus: GoldLink talks about his rise to fame, and more.

Arts Roundup: It’s Animated Edition

Musicians and artists—including Governess and Pygmy Lush's Erin McCarley and hip-hop poet Bomani Armah—discuss balancing parenting and creating music and art with Trophy Wife's Katy Otto. [The Media]
Fred Armisen will perform at Red Onion Records on Friday. [Arts Desk]
Priests' Katie Alice Greer discusses "femme practice in punk" with Downtown Boys' Victoria Ruiz in newly launched [...]

Fred Armisen Will Perform at Red Onion on Friday

Friday at noon.

Arts Roundup: Exorcist, Commemorated Edition

Plus: Fred Armisen reps Dischord Records during Pop Culture Happy Hour taping.

Eli Janney Drafted for Seth Meyers’ Late Night Band

Girls Against Boys member, studio engineer, and D.C. native Eli Janney has joined the house band for Seth Meyers' new late-night talk show. Janney will play keyboards in the group led by Portlandia co-creator and SNL vet Fred Armisen.
Meyers tweeted a photo of the new ensemble—called the 8G Band With Fred Armisen—yesterday afternoon. Also joining the [...]

The Best D.C. Pandering at Tuesday’s Portlandia Show

It seems the stars of Portlandia have found the key to D.C.'s eternal love: validation.
That D.C. name-dropping episode got us so hot and bothered, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are just rollin' with it. Plus: What's one way to save a lackluster variety show? Talk about what town you're in!
At Tuesday's late show at the [...]

Portlandia: “Do You Know Ian?”

Friday's episode of Portlandia on IFC had no shortage of indie-rock cameos: Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock attempted to donate some bad records to an elite preschool (Talk Talk, Temple of the Dog); Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, did a runway walk in a proposed new cyperpunk uniform for the Portland Police Department.
The comedic duo of Carrie [...]

An Interview With Fred Armisen

A true Renaissance man, writer and comedian Fred Armisen did not get his start in the comedy circuit. After dropping out of NYC's School of Visual Arts, Armisen's first major artistic impact came from behind a drum kit. His tenure in the Chicago post-punk outfit Trenchmouth lasted through the early '90s until he went on [...]