Posts Tagged ‘The Grand Theft Orchestra’

Video Interview: Amanda Palmer on Theatre is Evil, Her Kickstarter, The Dresden Dolls and More

October 3rd, 2012

Those of you that follow us regularly know, mxdwn has been covering Amanda Palmer and her many facets, accomplishments and projects for some time now. Palmer has made headlines recently for her wildly successful Kickstarter for her excellent new album, Theatre is Evil, as well as a brief series of complaints from pundits in the press about string and horn players on her recent tour not being paid for their services. Read more…

By Raymond Flotat Posted in Features ,

Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra -Theatre is Evil

September 15th, 2012


Amanda Palmer’s Million-Dollar Album

What does a million-dollar album sound like? Art-pop cabaret songstress Amanda Palmer has the answer. Rather than finance her new album via traditional routes, Palmer turned to her fans and launched a Kickstarter campaign for funding. Eventually raising just over $1M, Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra recorded the fifteen tracks on Theatre is Evil, written over the four years since her previous release, Who Killed Amanda Palmer. Read more…

By Alyssa Fried Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews ,

Webcast: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra to Perform Live Stream Record Release Concert

September 11th, 2012

Tonight Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra are set to perform at New York City’s Webster Hall. In addition to being the formal tour kick-off for Palmer’s new tour (first date was yesterday in Philadelphia), it will also double as the record release show for her excellent new album Theatre is Evil. As an added bonus, the entire concert will be streamed live on Amanda Palmer’s YouTube channel. The live stream performance will start at 7 p.m. PST (10 p.m. EST) . Watch the webcast right here at the bottom of the page.
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By Raymond Flotat Posted in News ,

Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra Live at The Roxy

July 26th, 2012

Following a veritable firestorm of viral, Internet success behind her recent Kickstarter for her new album Theatre is Evil, Amanda Palmer stormed through Los Angeles with her new band, The Grand Theft Orchestra. This, a mini-tour of sorts for the diehard Amanda Palmer fans that supported the Kickstarter before a full-on tour begins in the Fall, included a pair of shows in each market. The first of which a more standard rock show at The Roxy, the second an art gallery presentation of all the art inspired by the album coupled with a special intimate performance at Pop tART art gallery. Expectedly, these shows served as something of a victory lap for the new album, and many of the new album cuts were performed.
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By Raymond Flotat Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , ,