50 Foot Wave competition

To round off a week of Kristin Hersh postings, here’s the return of the MPT Giveaway competition. As you will know if you look a couple of days back, 50 Foot Wave are Kristin’s other band. The original plan was for the band to make its money by touring and releasing their music as EPs….

Cathedral Heat – Kristin Hersh’s Paradoxical Undressing live

My final Kristin Hersh performance of the week was Thursday’s ‘Paradoxical Undressing’ performance at Cabaret Voltaire. It was a noticeably different piece from the last time I saw it 3 years ago in Edinburgh. First of all it’s in a typical, crowded,  rock venue, with no seating. And whereas both previous Paradoxical shows had been…

Here Comes The Thunder, Here Comes The Rain – 50 Foot Wave videos

Interrupting the series of Edinburgh reports, here is the final selection of videos from Kristin’s various projects. This time there are three tracks from the mighty 50 Foot Wave First up, from the (very) recent ‘With Love From The Men’s Room’ EP, here’s a couple of tracks with unofficial videos. This is called ‘Grey’: And…

I’m Not Taking The Blame – Kristin Hersh at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Kristin Hersh author event – Edinburgh International Book Festival – 17th August 2011 I originally hadn’t planned to go to this – in retrospect a fairly unfathomable piece of planning since this was the one event guaranteed to be different from every other time I’ve seen Kristin. But on Tuesday I decided to attend after…

The Exhausted Journalist Moves Warily On – Kristin Hersh live at Unbound

Kristin Hersh – Unbound, Spiegeltent, Edinburgh International Book Festival – 16th August Last night saw Kristin Hersh’s first performance of the week at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The show was part of the Skinny’s ‘Unbound’ free and unticketed series of events within the Spiegeltent. And the first positive of the night was how quickly…

Little Green Apples Falling

Continuing Kristin Hersh Week, whilst I’m out watching Kristin perform at the Edinburgh Book Festival this evening, here’s some of her solo work. First off, the video for ‘In Shock’ the single from Kristin’s last solo LP for 4AD, ‘Learn To Sing Like A Star’: I was always a little disappointed that LTSLAS didn’t do…