Amanda Palmer: New David Bowie Tribute Album!

Amanda Palmer will release an album of beautiful string quartet David Bowie covers tomorrow for $1 on Bandcamp. Among her collaborators are her husband, author Neil Gaiman, and the original Hedwig, John Cameron Mitchell. Hear a sample and preorder below…

Amanda Palmer: Unpublished Excerpts from Art of Asking & Rare Footage of “The Bride”!

Amanda Palmer just released unpublished excerpts from her book, The Art of Asking (one of Muruch.com’s Top Albums of 2015), on her Patreon along with rare, unearthed footage from her Dresden Dolls/street performer days as eight-foot living statue, “The Bride”…

Muruch.com’s Top 10 Books of 2015

10 John Furrow: The Storm Murders


9 Seth Greenland: I Regret Everything


8 Sophie Hannah: Woman With a Secret


7 Alice Fulton: Barely Composed


6 Michelle Penazola: landscape/heartbreak


5 Ron Rash: Above the Waterfall


4 Stuart Rojstaczer: The Mathematician’s Shiva


3 Kate Morton: The Lake House


2 Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking


1 Victoria Hislop: The Sunrise

Neil Gaiman Poem for RAINN

Author Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Stardust, Neverwhere, American Gods, Coraline) donated his exquisite recording of his fairytale-survival poem “Instructions” to our Muruch.com for RAINN benefit album. You can watch Neil read the poem live in the video below. The version he recorded for the RAINN album features a nice splash of sitar music. The poem’s text appears in the liner notes alongside artwork by Sandman illustrator Dave McKean.



Donate $10 (or more) directly to RAINN through Muruch’s RAINN.org fundraising page to receive the 25-mp3 album..

The album also features music and poetry by Neil’s wife Amanda Palmer, Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

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Amanda Palmer Song for RAINN

Dresden Dolls’ singer and crowdfunding champion Amanda Palmer donated her solo song “Dear Old House” to our Muruch.com for RAINN benefit album. Amanda originally recorded the uncharacteristically gentle ballad live accompanied by her husband, author Neil Gaiman, and her trusty ukulele.



Donate $10 (or more) directly to RAINN through Muruch’s RAINN.org fundraising page to receive the 25-mp3 album..

The album also features music and poetry by Neil Gaiman, Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

Donate to RAINN/Get the Album