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Eleanor Friedberger

Last year, Eleanor and Matthew Friedberger’s sibling project the Fiery Furnaces were gearing back up after a decade of inactivity with some tour dates and festival appearances, all of which were cancelled because of the pandemic. They still released their first new song since 2010, though, “Down At The So And So On Somewhere,” on a 7″ via Third Man Records that contained another new track, “The Fortune Teller’s Revenge,” on its B-side.

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Slow Machine is a new film directed by Joe DeNardo (one half of the drone duo Growing) and Paul Felten. Its cast includes Stephanie Hayes, Scott Shepherd, and Chloë Sevigny as well as several noteworthy musicians. Eleanor Friedberger stars as herself and performs music in the film; it partly documents the recording of “Your Word” from her 2016 album New View, so I guess this one’s been in the works for a while. Carrie Keith and Dylan Sharp of Gun Outfit, who we last heard from more than two years ago, also act and perform music in Slow Machine.

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Before live music — remember that? — became a purely hypothetical endeavor, Eleanor Friedberger opened a few shows on Dan Bejar’s tour in support of the new Destroyer album Have We Met. When Destroyer played Brooklyn Steel last month, right before the coronavirus hit, Friedberger came out during Bejar’s set to lead his band through […]