USA Today Premieres Sarah Jaffe’s “Satire”

via USA Today

I first wrote about Sarah Jaffe in 2010 when I was moved by her debut full-length album, Suburban Nature. Last year the Texas-based singer-songwriter released her second full-length, The Body Wins, and she’s been pretty busy since then. Right now her vocals are featured in The Blue Umbrella, the animated short that’s screening before blockbuster kids’ flick Monsters University, and she’s working on new material.

Today I’m delighted to premiere Jaffe’s latest, a song called Satire. Produced by Midlake drummer and fellow Texan McKenzie Smith, treat yourself to its pensive and laid-back vibe. Check out track.

Sarah featured on Starbucks compilation CD

Starbucks has just released a compilation CD called Songs of Siren which includes Sarah Jaffe along with Cat Power, Feist, Sharron Van Etten and more! Grab a copy of the CD here.

Sarah’s new song “Defense” now streaming at SPIN

Sarah Jaffe’s new song, “Defense” produced by Midlake drummer McKenzie Smith is streaming now on SPIN’s website. Check it out!

Disney Pixar Short “The Blue Umbrella” features Sarah’s voice

Disney Pixar’s new animated feature, Monster’s University, is in theaters now! Catch the voice of Sarah Jaffe in Saschka Unseld’s “The Blue Umbrella”, the short film shown before Monsters.

Sarah Jaffe Living Room Tour

via Undertow Music Collective

We’re very excited to be helping Sarah put together a Living Room Tour!

We’ll make this as easy as possible for the hosts. All you have to do is let us borrow your living room for a couple of hours and in return you’ll get 5 free tickets for your friends and our eternal gratitude. We are looking for hosts in the following cities:

May 15 – Los Angeles
May 16 – San Francisco
May 17 – San Francisco
May 19 – Portland
May 20 – Seattle

Here’s how it works.