Sally Timms
Musician
Sally Timms
Sally Timms is an English singer and songwriter. Timms is best known for her long involvement with The Mekons whom she joined in 1985. She recorded her first solo album, Hangahar, at the age of nineteen with Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks in 1980. Prior to joining The Mekons she was in a band called the She Hees.
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'Ancient & Modern: 1911-2011' - Spin Magazine (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... year 1911 on their 26th album dovetails nicely with the New Americana wave, though these veterans get grittier than any of those new jacks, whether it's the title track's salty sea shanty or the music-hall slink of the Sally Timms-sung "Geeshie
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Brooklyn musician is Newton Stewart-bound - Galloway Today
Google News - over 5 years
In late 90s Chicago, Mills rose to prominence through collaborations with Mekons Jon Langford and Sally Timms, and on bills with acts like Steve Earle, Wilco, Neko Case and My Morning Jacket. Over the next decade, Mills travelled constantly throughout
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MUSIC REVIEW; Celebrating A Twisted, Elegant Versifier
NYTimes - over 5 years
Dan Zanes started ''Shelebration!,'' a concert tribute to Shel Silverstein on Saturday night at SummerStage, with ''You're Always Welcome at Our House.'' It's a smiley, bouncy song that could be a children's ditty except that it's about serial murder, with a new victim in each verse. It was a canny choice that pulled together some of the many
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Celebrating a Twisted, Elegant Versifier - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
Sally Timms of the Mekons opened “Queen of the Silver Dollar” as a spooky, melancholy dirge, with shimmering, abstract glissandos from the band, before settling it back into country. Roswell Rudd moved the bawdy “Freakin' at the Freaker's Ball” toward
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Laurie Anderson, Melvin Van Peebles, Lou Reed, Annabella Sciorra, et al. Set ... - TheaterMania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Terry Adams, Laurie Anderson, Bobby Bare Jr., Pat Dailey, Gary Lucas, Duke McVinnie, Janine Nichols, Melvin Van Peebles, Kembra Pfahler, Shilpa Ray, Lou Reed, Roswell Rudd, Annabella Sciorra, Sally Timms, Martha Wainwright, Chloe Webb, Dan Zanes,
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A Q&A With Jon Langford Of The Mekons - The Awl
Google News - over 5 years
So that was kind of useful, and he could go to work in the daytime and come over in the evenings and do some recording late at night, so it was kind of a 24-hour recording thing going on, with Sally [Timms, Mekons member] coming down the stairs in the
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Free Punk MP3: The Mekons - "Space In Your Face" - About.com: Punk Music
Google News - over 5 years
They're the Mekons; the Jon Langford- and Sally Timms-fronted punk outfit that has been kicking it out repeatedly since the '70s without really grabbing hold of the American punk scene's notice as much as they deserve. In September, the band will
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Gig roundup: A fresh look at Chris Mills - OnMilwaukee.com
Google News - over 5 years
The show starts at 10 pm Mills – currently based in Brooklyn – has shared stages and collaborated with the likes of Jon Langford and Sally Timms of the Mekons, Kelly Hogan, Neko Case, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, Lucero, Ben Folds and others
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Chris Mills celebrates a decade of music - Charleston City Paper
Google News - over 5 years
Mills got his start in Chicago and fell in with some of Bloodshot Records' "insurgent country" crowd, playing guitar for Sally Timms and making friends with Jon Langford (of the Mekons). "It was a great lesson in the value of spontaneity, humor,
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Christian Surfers UK helps surf-focussed charities - Global Surf News
Google News - over 5 years
( Christian Surfers, nineplus, Baggy Lodge - Croyde, Jane Reeves Fused Glass, Dave Stansfield, Sunfun International, Errant Surf, Jedidiah Clothing, Dwindle Skate Distributors, Sally Timms Hair, Bethany Hamilton, Odessa shoes, among others ) You can
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Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen have finalised their divorce - NZ City
Google News - almost 6 years
... when the actress appeared alongside her 'Mad Men' co-star Jon Hamm in a number of comedy skits on 'Saturday Night Live'. This is the second divorce for 44-year-old Fred, who was married to British singer and songwriter Sally Timms from 1998 to 2004
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Moss, Armisen finalise their divorce - Times of India
Google News - almost 6 years
Moss, 28, initially filed for the marital split with Armisen, in September last year, after 11 months of marriage. This is the second divorce for Armisen, who was previously married to British singer and songwriter Sally Timms. -
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Preview: This week's gig guide - Norwich Evening News
Google News - almost 6 years
Their songs have been covered by many artists, most notably: Andrew Bird, Christy Moore, The Sadies, Sally Timms and Cerys Matthews. Their eighth studio release, Honey Moon, celebrated the duo's 20th year of marriage with a series of love songs that
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MUSIC REVIEW; Tearful Tales Punctuated By Plenty Of Grins
NYTimes - over 8 years
Karen O wore a smile for much of the first of two sold-out shows at the Brooklyn club Union Pool on Monday night. It was there during ''Body,'' right after the song exploded into 20 seconds of rumbling thunder. And then again on the wry ''Rapt,'' before she pretended to choke herself for a second. ''Do I really need another habit like you?'' she
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MUSIC; The New Tributes, And an Old Triangle
NYTimes - over 9 years
HAVE all the great songs already been written? That might justify the latest outpouring of tributes and tribute albums: remakes, with and without conceptual overlay, of material that other musicians admire but aren't afraid to transform. In the age of the sample, the remix and countless YouTube parodies, entire songs and sometimes entire albums are
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THE LISTINGS | OCT. 14-OCT. 20
NYTimes - over 11 years
Selective listings by critics of The New York Times of new and noteworthy cultural events in the New York metropolitan region this week. * denotes a highly recommended film, concert, show or exhibition. Theater Approximate running times are in parentheses. Theaters are in Manhattan unless otherwise noted. Full reviews of current shows, additional
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The Listings: Oct. 7 -- Oct. 13
NYTimes - over 11 years
Selective listings by critics of The New York Times of new and noteworthy cultural events in the New York metropolitan region this week. * denotes a highly recommended film, concert, show or exhibition. Theater Approximate running times are in parentheses. Theaters are in Manhattan unless otherwise noted. Full reviews of current shows, additional
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The Listings
NYTimes - over 12 years
Movies A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy movies playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film. Ratings and running times are in parentheses. Full reviews of all current releases, movie trailers, showtimes and tickets: nytimes.com/movies. Now Playing 'AROUND THE BEND' Starring Michael Caine,
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THE GUIDE
NYTimes - over 12 years
SUNDAY 10|10 POSTCARDS FROM AL QAEDA After completing the more than 100 card-size works on display in this exhibition, Rainer Ganahl mailed them to his gallery individually over the course of the summer. A majority made it to their destination -- even though each was issued with a fake stamp, some reading ''Al Qaeda,'' others ''Afghanistan.''
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CRITIC'S CHOICE/New CD's; An Electronic Buzz for Roots-Rock
NYTimes - over 12 years
There was a time when roots-rock had a certain air of renunciation. It ignored the gizmos and techniques of the hip-hop era, prizing hand-played instruments and the illusion of live performance. But that purism has given way to musicians' restless curiosity and the surreal possibilities of sounds that have been synthesized or electronically
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sally Timms
    FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 44
    Her latest solo recording "In the World of Him" was released in 2004 on Touch and Go Records.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 38
    She was married to musician and comedian Fred Armisen from 1998 to 2004.
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  • 1995
    Age 35
    She participated in Vito Acconci’s “Theater Project for a Rock Band” as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival in 1995 and also performed with Kathy Acker in her lesbian pirate operetta "Pussy, King of the Pirates" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and elsewhere.
    More Details Hide Details Timms sang several songs on The Executioner’s Last Songs CDs, which raised funds for the Illinois Moratorium Against the Death Penalty, and participated in Jon Langford's multi-media performance project "The Executioner's Last Songs". She occasionally writes crude broadsheets on pop culture and recently directed a Christmas pirate panto "Catfish Girl and her adventures amongst mermaids and pyrates" at the Hideout Bar in Chicago. Her musical style is often placed under the genre of alternative country.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 28
    She has released several other solo CDs, Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat in 1988, To the Land of Milk and Honey in 1995, and a country album, Cowboy Sally’s Twilight Laments for Lost Buckaroos, for Bloodshot Records in 1998.
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  • 1980
    Age 20
    She recorded her first solo album, Hangahar (an experimental improvised film score), at the age of nineteen with Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks in 1980.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to joining The Mekons she was in a band called the She Hees.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1959
    Born
    Born on November 29, 1959.
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