Will Hagle explores the final tracks by artists before their untimely deaths.
Alex Koenig found the needle in the haystack. On Oscar night 1998, Elliott Smith graced the stage in a crisp white tuxedo to perform “Miss Misery,” a tender ballad written for Gus Van Sant’s coming-of-age film Good Will Hunting. Nearly 40 million home viewers fixated on a performer who a little over a year prior […]
Photo by Autumn De Wilde This week Elliott Smith would have turned 43 had his junkie girlfriend not stabbed him and framed it as suicide (word to Disco Vietnam). Those are the rumors that float around Silverlake and whether you believe them or not, it doesn’t alter the fact that the most gifted songwriter of […]