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04 Feb 2009 10:47


Music: We saw Antony and the Johnsons last night in D.C.

  • We thought it was awesome, but … There were a couple of moments of very uncomfortable silence just before “Fistful of Love” in which our man Antony Hegarty went into a lengthy, meandering rant on the evils of nuclear war. The crowd, which was silently in awe of the transgendered man, was visibly squirming. It only hurt the show a little, though. Dude’s voice sounds amazing in person, especially on “Another World” and the encore, “Hope There’s Someone.” On a side note, seeing a show in a synagogue rules. source

19 Jan 2009 11:38


Music: Who’s on the cover of the Antony and the Johnsons album?

Antony dedicated the album to Kazuo Ohno, a 102-year-old Japanese butoh dancer. source

19 Jan 2009 11:32


Music: Pitchfork’s latest love: Antony and the Johnsons

  • Simultaneously sparse and rich, The Crying Light mines maximum intensity from a relatively minimal mix of basic melodies, pithy lyrics, and understated arrangements.
  • Marc Masters • in his 8.6 review of Antony and The Johnsons’ The Crying Light, one of the year’s most-anticipated indie releases • source