St. Vincent showcased several of her favorite songs that left a lasting impression on her musical upbringing in an interview with BBC Radio 6 Music. Some of the riffs include famous licks from Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, Jethro Tull, and Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. In the clip below, St. Vincent plays snippets of the songs and explains how they left a direct influence on her music.
St. Vincent is currently on her Fear The Future Tour in the U.K. She will be returning to the United States in early September and will be playing through October. Check out her live performance by grabbing tickets on her website.
Austin City Limit’s 44th Season will premiere on October 6th with an episode focused on St. Vincent. PBS will have the episode online for free viewing for a limited time after October 6th.
St. Vincent has her own Ernie Ball Music Man Signature guitar collection. She also utilizes Regular Slinkys, Paradigm Regulars, and RPS 10 Slinkys to achieve her signature tone.