I play Jerry Seinfeld in the new music video for my song “Laura.” The lyrics to the song follow the plot of the pilot episode of “Seinfeld” sung from Jerry’s perspective. Alec Coiro directed the video. Raina Hamner guest stars as Laura. Alec also directed the “Tips for Conquering Fear of Flying” video.
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I’m opening for Jeffrey Lewis! Sunday, November 27 The Smell – downtown Los Angeles – 247 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 $10 (tickets here), All Ages 8:30pm Doors 9pm Rebecca Schiffman 10pm Black Yaya 11pm Jeffrey Lewis
SHOWPAPER, the volunteer-run, free, and one-of-a-kind “DIY” newsprint of concert, art, and film listings, will be feted at a benefit starring indie showstoppers on Saturday, September 26th at 7 p.m. in Red Hook’s jaw-dropping Kidd Yellin Gallery and artist collective at 133 Imlay Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
This benefit will immerse its audience in a multimedia blend of art, music and
Thank you to everyone who came to the Hess is More record release party on Friday. Hess is More and also DJ Fagget Fairys were so insanely awesome that I danced without being drunk. Pic of me at Hess is More Record Release party by Dominic DeJoseph:
Thanks to everyone who came to Glasslands Gallery last night. Here are some pics. Photos of me by Katie Wagner Aerial East accompanied by Michael Leviton and Victor Magro
Thanks to everyone who came to the show at Zebulon last night. Here is a song from the show.
Directed by Jack Bryan.
Thanks to everyone who came to the show at Lit on Wednesday. I think that was one of my favorite shows. I am on a road trip to New Orleans with Charlotte and Wilmot. We stayed with Steph last night in Blacksburg and are about to drive to Nashville, maybe even Memphis today. Photo by […]
I am performing this Saturday at The End of the World’s Record Release Party:
Recently, Some Records gave me back the rights to my 2003 album “Upside Down Lacrimosa.” They had never paid me for digital sales. Sucks. So I just had them take the album down from iTunes, I resubmitted it, and it is back up! Now if you buy some tracks or the whole album (only $9.99!) […]
I’m playing this Tuesday, August 19 at The Delancey. I will be opening for my friend Peter Toh. See the shows page for details. Also please check out my new blog of interesting vanity plates. http://pl8tz.uesjournal.com
I am in the mixing phase of album 2. Hopefully it will be ready to be released in a month or two.
Southampton I went to Southampton this weekend and saw a baby seal on the beach. The Rainbow Painting This is a painting my parents bought in the mid-late 70’s by the artist Pat Lipsky. My family has a tradition of taking photos of people in front of this painting. I’ve rounded up many of these […]
Between 2am and 5am tonight I completely broke and put back together this website. I didn’t make the improvements I was going for but I learned a lot- about wordpress and .htaccess files…
Above photo by Arthur Fournier Rory and Rebecca Guinness sang Irish songs.
Me, Jay Israelson and Reka Reisinger Photo by Benjamin Butler on a disposable camera
Come to: Lit 6 Year Anniversary Party Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave between 5th St and 6th St, New York, NY 8:30pm Doors open 9pm Rebecca Schiffman 9:45pm Mike Bones 10:30pm Sian Alice 11:15pm Blood on the Wall DJ’s Andrew Kuo, Josh Wildman, Brian Degraw, Leo Fitzpatrick, Paul Sevigny
February 5, 2008 NYC Board of Elections Pollsite Locator http://gis.nyc.gov/vote/ps/index.htm
Thank you to everyone who came to the show tonight at The Living Room. I had a very nice time. The residency has been extended and I will be playing there every Monday in February with the regular Meltaway Mondays lineup: John Wolfington, Alexa Wilding, and Tim Foljahn. Photo by W.R.K.R. John Wolfington
Thank you to everyone who came to the show last night. And thank you Michele for taking photos.
Thank you to everyone who came to the show yesterday. Upcoming schedule: Saturday January 26 – show in Bushwick at Troutman Street. Monday, January 28 – last show upstairs at The Living Room See shows page for details. From last night: Me and Reka (Photo by David Sherry) John Wolfington
Two upcoming shows in New York: Monday January 21 at The Living Room, Upstairs in Googie’s Lounge Saturday January 26 at 322 Troutman Street, Brooklyn See the shows page for details.
Thank you to everyone who came to the show last night. Here are a few pics, the ones of me taken by K.D. John Wolfington Alexa Wilding
So, I’ve tinkered around with the website some more and I’m pretty happy with this layout as opposed to the one from a few weeks ago. I will be playing at Googie’s Lounge which is upstairs at The Living Room in New York next Monday, January 7. See the shows page for details. The RS […]
I fixed the broken links on the MP3s page. Also, the sound of the live mp3 i put up is so painful, it was the first song of the night and not all the kinks were worked out, so I’ve taken it down.
Thank you to everyone who came to the show on Wednesday.
Hi! I’m just testing this out – I could switch back to the old site in a few minutes, but I like how easy this is to update and now I have comments! So please leave a comment with any remarks or suggestions for the site. There will also soon be an RSS feed button. […]
Thank you everyone who came to the show on Sunday.
Two of my oldies are soundtracks in short internet videos. Yesterday GOOD Magazine guest-curated YouTube’s homepage and used my song Penguins and Igloos from Upside Down Lacrimosa throughout their intro. You can watch the video here. Elena Stratigos used The Desert in a film school project. Watch here.
Part 1: Paris Part 2: Munich, Bratislava Part 3: Munich Part 4: Paris
I have moved my zine The U.E.S. Journal to uesjournal.blogspot.com to try to make it easier to update and easier for readers to interact with. Please visit!
This morning I was interviewed by Nicolas Vidal on his show Petit compagnie on ALIGRE FM 93.1 in Paris. The interview was sort of in French and English and Nicolas translated my English answers into French. He is a songwriter too and I love his songs – click on his name to go to his […]
Hi from Munich. Here’s a pic from the Sidewalk Show.
This coming Friday I will be playing at the RiYL Records Summer Slam 3 at Sidewalk (July 13). Go to the SHOWS page for details. Or read this flyer:
I added pictures from the Rooftop Films show to the show photos page.
I’m playing this Saturday June 30, 2007 in Brooklyn, NY on the roof of The Old American Can Factory. Go to the SHOWS page for details.
May 21, 2007 Last night I played at Piano’s upstairs with Sebastian Blanck and Benji Cossa. I didn’t post it on this website because it was very last minute… but I am playing this Friday at Cakeshop on Ludlow Street in New York, NY. See the shows page for details.
Sorry for the lack of updates. There are a few new photos in the section on the making of the new album: To Be Good for a Day I have a tentative show scheduled in Brooklyn in June – details TBA. Once the album is finished, I will be performing more often again. Meanwhile, as […]
I am performing an acoustic set tomorrow night. Tuesday, March 27, 2007 Club 205, Chrystie & Stanton Street, New York, NY 10pm Lissy Trullie 9pm Rebecca Schiffman 8pm Modrocket
It’s been a while since I updated the site but things are still going on: After a long break I’m finally finishing my second album “To Be Good for a Day”, still eventually coming out on RiYL Records. I will put up an mp3 as soon as possible. I sing on the song “November” on […]
My first album, Upside Down Lacrimosa, is now available on iTunes Music Store! Click here to preview and download.
Four things: 1. I am playing at Rutgers on December 3rd. Check the shows page for details. 2. The first issue of The U.E.S. Journal is finally done! Visit www.uesjournal.com for more details. You can also add the journal on myspace- look up the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org 3. I am on MySpace. Look up the […]
I just got back from Paris. You can see my PARIS VACATION PHOTOS HERE. I will be playing this Tuesday and Wednesday at The Canal Room in New York opening for Todd Snider. Unfortunately (or fortunately) both shows are already sold out.
A few things: Tomorrow, Monday June 26, I will be reading lyrics on a boat in the Gowanus at Jonathan Curley and Chris Leo’s “Haiti’s Hades Harlequin’s Hymns” – a poetry vs lyrics event in which two guest poets go tete-a-tete with two guest lyricists sans musique. I will be in a group painting exhibition […]
Photos from last night’s show.
Thanks to everyone who came to the official last “Be Nice” exhibition where I, Suzanne Mejean, Jacqueline DeMilia, and Amy Schiappo each curated one wall. And thank you C. Turner who invited me to participate and Mike Shea who more than helped hang everything. My wall featured artwork by: Reka Reisinger, Javier Hernandez, Michael Q. […]
Sorry for the absense of updates. I have the flu so now I actually have time to update the site. I have added photo sections for several recent events to the photo section including the two trips I took to Miami for my art exhibition. Music: The producer for my upcoming album, Peter Toh, has […]
Very last minute- I am playing tonight upstairs at Pianos for free at 8pm before Matt Whyte from Earl Greyhound. See the shows page for details.
I just got back from my trip to Mexico City with my good friend Alice. Click here to see some photos from the trip.
That picture I put up the other day is me after the 8th grade play. So very soon will be the release of the first issue of my zine The U.E.S. Journal. I will put more information up when it is done. Also, I will be in a two-person art show with Javier Hernandez in […]
I’m back in the city. I’m going to play a short set at the RIYL Records/The Free Agency CMJ show – Saturday Sept. 17 at 169 Bar. See the shows page for details on that show and the Pete’s Candy Store show.
I am on a road trip for two and half weeks with the photographer Ryan McGinley, here is his website www.ryanmcginley.com so I will most likely not be playing on Sept. 1st.
I’m playing at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn on September 24th with Babs and Friends and The Wowz. Details to come.
So I finally got a new program to update the site. Thanks to the people who came to the shows at Sputnik and Glass House Gallery and sorry I couldn’t post the information on the site. The watercolor show at Guild & Greyshkul is still up through July 30th and here are the paintings I […]
I have added pictures of some recent paintings. Check them out in the artwork section.
Big news! The record label RECCOMENDED IF YOU LIKE RECORDS has agreed to release my second album. Check out their website to see their other artists. I am going to record in the next few months, hopefully with Peter Toh at Moon Rock Studios and the album is due out ome time in the upcoming […]
I’m making my brother a website, check it out here: (It’s still in progress) www.jonathanschiffman.com
New photos! I found some cool old pictures of my parents and have added them in the photo section under Family.
Tonight my brother won first place in an international conducting competition in Italy! TWO NEW SONGS IN MP3 SECTION!
I added a little paragraph at the end of my bio about my brother. I can’t believe I left him out before! Okay, so I haven’t taken pictures of the T-shirts or my jewelry yet because I don’t have a digital camera but I will borrow one. The anti-Nader shirts are still available- special deal […]
I have updated the press section with a review from Lost at Sea, exciting, eh? This monkey literally stole this banana out of my purse! I’m back from Nepal. Click here to see pictures from the trip! It was great. We rode helicopters, rode horses in the mountains, and met many nice people.
I have updated the photos, press, and bio section! Well, I’ve been working in an office for two weeks and it’s alright. I’m leaving for Nepal on Saturday. We are going to go treking on ponies in the mountains, and hang out in Kathmandu. Hopefully when I get back I will be able to put […]
Welcome to the new site! It was designed by Ryan Stratton. So, a lot has happened in the last year and 3 days (since the last update) -graduated from college -played a lot of shows –lost two friends *Now I am putting together a band. I have started playing with a great flute player and […]