Usually every artist at some point makes a bunch of demos at the moment they write the song, which absolutely contains the feel. Then they re-record them for the sake of higher fidelity, or reaching more people, or whatever the fuck they’re doing, and they chase the demo. Because of it, they’re…
Check out Jon Brion and my buddy Dean, playing bass in this video
At the “Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets” screening at the Ace Hotel, Los Angeles (August 4, 2014)
Fun fact: I was there. I saw Jon Brion shake Jarvis Cocker’s hand as I stood right next to them. My two music heroes (I don’t put anyone higher than either of them) had a casual conversation three feet away from me. Jarvis Cocker called me love. I’m still trying to piece my brain back together.
Jon Brion plays the chamberlin, NRG, North Hollywood, September 2013
hooray! that was fun.
The Sequinses - Jon Brion [!!!!], Ben Reddell, David Neher
Jon Brion – Paranorman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Every month, the talented Liezl Estipona takes photos of Varietopia with Paul F. Tompkins at Largo at The Coronet. In addition to documenting the lineup ( and the secret fears of trumpet players), she snaps tons of action shots of the show in progress. Check them out here.
COME SEE WHAT SHE SEES!
The next Varietopia is Saturday August 23rd, and tickets are on sale now.
From Mills’ upcoming album Heigh Ho
Unplugged version of Extraordinary Machine with Jon Brion on guitar and Mike Elizondo on bass.
Photo by Lincoln DeFer from Largo in 2009
Unreleased By Sky Ferreira written by Jon Brion, Cass McCombs, and Blake Mills
He Loves Me (Not) from sarah. on Vimeo.
Thanks to Sarah (owl-beyourfriend.tumblr.com) for submitting this brilliant video she made. Song is “Peer Pressure” by Jon Brion.
"Don’t be afraid to scratch out any line that doesn’t illuminate your subject."Jon Brion (via philisthefuture)