Ms. Hogan will be heading out on the road in August for a string of West Coast performances supporting Andrew Bird, and making a few stops throughout for her own headlining dates in Los Angeles, Phoenix and soon to be announced… Click the on tour link above for a tour calendar and ticket links.
Kelly Hogan discussed “Dusty Groove”, “We Can’t Have Nice Things” and the title track from I Like To Keep Myself In Pain with homemade videos for Paste Magazine!
Earlier this month, Kelly Hogan and her band, James Elkington (on guitar), Casey McDonough (on bass) and Joseph Camarillo (on music stand) gave Jon Chattman of A-Sides at the Huffington Post a lesson in Music Badassness 101. Click to watch a performance of the album’s title cut, “I Like To Keep Myself In Pain” or an interview with Hogan herself.
“Twelve of the 13 tracks on the album were written by ridiculously talented musicians and songwriters (she penned the song “Golden”). Robyn Hitchcock wrote the title track, and she performed it on A-Sides last month. Filmed at the Music Conservatory, watch her and her band teach us all a lesson in badassness.” Huffington Post
“The real standouts are ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’, in which M Ward puts her inside the head of Frank Sinatra and the Jack Pendarvis-Andrew Bird collaboration ‘We Can’t Have Nice Things’ which places Hogan’s honeysuckle voice at the intersection of country, soul and ‘60s pop, where this gifted song interpreter resides ”
Kelly Hogan‘s third solo album, the recently released I Like To Keep Myself In Pain (Anti-), has been receiving raves. From Spin (8/10) to Rolling Stone (3 1/2 stars) to both NPR Music’s to NPR’s Sound Opinions best albums of 2012 (so far), critics are championing Kelly’s album. Click the highlights to read.