Elliott Smith

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A Question Mark: An Upcoming Book About Elliott Smith’s Mysterious Death

By Alyson Camus | August 7, 2021

published by Genius Books in October

Many People In Elliott Smith’s Circle Were Very Suspicious Early On And Still Are.

By Alyson Camus | December 13, 2020

This is something I will never assert enough times

What Does A Database Of Elliott Smith’s Concerts Tell Us?

By Alyson Camus | September 6, 2020

What an impressive number of gigs!

Two Forensic Toxicologists Comment On Elliott Smith’s Toxicology Report

By Alyson Camus | August 4, 2020

‘Behavioral toxicology doesn’t really exist’

Who Is Better? Nick Drake Or Elliott Smith?’

By Alyson Camus | July 16, 2020

Their worlds and their approach to darkness are far apart

Elliott Smith’s Case Reviewed By A Criminal Defense Attorney

By Alyson Camus | June 18, 2020

my comments come from the perspective as a criminal defense attorney

Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers’ New Song, Is About Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | June 16, 2020

This should not come as a surprise

An Attempt To Decipher The Elliott Smith Myth

By Alyson Camus | May 27, 2020

‘I am way more robust and resistant than my songs’

‘Big Decision,’ A Live Recording From Elliott Smith’s Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition Of His Self-Titled Album

By Alyson Camus | May 22, 2020

one of the most anxious tunes Elliott has ever written

Singer-songwriter Josie Cotton On The Death Of Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | May 19, 2020

‘It’s a real mystery’

The Sad Story Of Elliott Smith: A Timeline Of The Events

By Alyson Camus | May 10, 2020

this is the timeline of the events that I was able to establish

An Answer To Director Steve Hanft

By Alyson Camus | April 30, 2020

‘You’re awful lazy aren’t you?’

Elliott Smith’s Death And The Intricate Echo Park Music Scene

By Alyson Camus | April 26, 2020

All this may explain why these people don’t speak

An Exchange With Ex-LAPD Homicide Detective PJ Morris About Elliott Smith’s Case

By Alyson Camus | April 18, 2020

‘I only remember that it was a very suspicious incident’

Kurt Cobain’s Case: According To King County Medical Examiner’s Office, The Case Will Probably Never Be Re-Examined

By Alyson Camus | February 25, 2020

‘the autopsy records are private under state law and can only be released by the next of kin’

Author Of The 2004 Spin Article ‘Mr Misery’, Liam Gowing, Was At Chiba’s House During An Intimate Gathering

By Alyson Camus | January 26, 2020

I recently saw photos of an intimate gathering at Chiba’s house about a year after Elliott’s death

Elliott Smith’s Case: We Still Don’t Know When The Police Arrived At The Scene

By Alyson Camus | January 17, 2020

The police probably came later, and we still don’t know how long later

Jennifer Chiba’s Next Door Neighbor Talks

By Alyson Camus | January 12, 2020

‘they were never not fighting’

Did Jennifer Chiba Really Threaten An Ex-Boyfriend With A Knife?

By Alyson Camus | January 5, 2020

‘I don’t know anyone who would think of this as a conspiracy except Jenn’

An Ex-Patient Of Jennifer Chiba (And Now Laywer) Talks To Me

By Alyson Camus | December 23, 2019

Chiba was her art therapist for approximatively 2 months around 1996/1997

Elliott Smith’s Alleged Suicide Note: A Video To Sum Up What We Know

By Alyson Camus | December 22, 2019

It was never proven that the post-it note was effectively a suicide note

The Trailer Of Searching For Elliott Smith Is Here: What Can We Learn?

By Alyson Camus | December 16, 2019

the only screen time that Jennifer Chiba had anywhere

Jennifer Chiba And Elliott Smith’s Case Discussed In A Podcast

By Alyson Camus | December 6, 2019

‘It is so strange, everybody is so friendly with her’

Jennifer Chiba: What We Know About Her Actions Summed Up In A New Video

By Alyson Camus | December 1, 2019

an attempt to sum up a few things about Jennifer Chiba

Elliott Smith’s Death, 16 Years Later

By Alyson Camus | October 22, 2019

still plenty of people and publications that will mention his ‘suicide’ without thinking twice

Elliott Smith Tribute Show: 16 Years Ago At the Fonda Theatre

By Alyson Camus | October 20, 2019

They celebrated his music and life for one last night

Why Elliott Smith’s Death Should Not Be Compared To Other Cases Such As Dédé Fortin’s Death

By Alyson Camus | September 2, 2019

When the subject of Elliott Smith’s death comes up, the name of Dédé Fortin regularly pops up

Musician Lou Barlow Shares His Opinion On Elliott Smith’s Death

By Alyson Camus | September 2, 2019

I asked Lou Barlow the same question I asked every person when I get the occasion

Elliott Smith’s Death: Another Musician Claims Many Friends Really Didn’t Think It Was A Suicide

By Alyson Camus | August 28, 2019

‘Many of my friends say he was doing great, and really didn’t think he did this.’

My Short Conversation With Robin Peringer

By Alyson Camus | August 13, 2019

Robin Peringer used to play drums with Elliott Smith

How Did Elliott Smith’s Trauma Surgery Service Consultation End Up At The Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame?

By Alyson Camus | July 15, 2019

The whole thing is very bizarre

Is It Even Reasonable To Consider Elliott Smith’s Death A Suicide?

By Alyson Camus | March 14, 2019

But can people actually stab themselves in the chest,.. twice?

The Myth Of The Autobiographical Lyrics

By Alyson Camus | February 11, 2019

we always read way too much in songwriters’ lyrics

The Police Investigation Into Elliott Smith’s Death: Cold Or Open Case?

By Alyson Camus | December 1, 2018

‘This case is not technically a “cold case”’

The Police Investigation Into Elliott Smith’s Death Is Still An Open Case, Definitively An Open Case

By Alyson Camus | October 27, 2018

‘As far as the Coroner case being “closed,” that has nothing to do with the police investigation’

Challenging The Theory That Elliott Smith Committed Suicide Is Not A Conspiracy Theory

By Alyson Camus | October 24, 2018

Saying this is not going against the authorities but actually agreeing with them.

Elliott Smith’s ‘XO’ Turns 20 Today, Let’s Revisit This Fantastic Album

By Alyson Camus | August 25, 2018

the lyrics should get all your attention

Misconceptions About Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | July 11, 2018

a few misconceptions and plain lies that should be corrected

A Testimony Of A Neighbor Who Was Living On Lemoyne Street

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2018

Chiba had a blanket wrapped around her when she came out of the house

Based On Forensic Literature Data, What Is The Probability That Elliott Smith Committed Suicide?

By Alyson Camus | April 21, 2018

And the result is astronomically low, approximately 0,008%

Why People Are Not Talking, Why Elliott Smith’s Case Is Still Unsolved, And Other Consequences

By Alyson Camus | March 2, 2018

Staying quiet while knowing stuff definitively sounds like concealing.

What Forensic Experts Have To Say About Elliott Smith’s Death

By Alyson Camus | February 28, 2018

all of them have increased my suspicions regarding the suicide theory

Another Well Informed And Well Researched Take On Elliott Smith’s Mysterious Death

By Alyson Camus | November 10, 2017

‘ES’s addiction does not directly apply in determining the man’s manner of death’

Beck’s ‘Dear Life’ Kind Of Sounds Like An Elliott Smith Song

By Alyson Camus | October 19, 2017

many critics have cited the Beatles to describe the song

Elliott Smith’s Case Discussed In The New Radio Show, The Vinyl Thought

By Alyson Camus | September 2, 2017

I warmly thank Joseph Hughes for giving some exposure to this forgotten case

The Numerous Knife Tales In Jennifer Chiba’s Life.

By Alyson Camus | August 12, 2017

Five people told me she had a fascination with knives

UK Artist Graham Dolphin Transforms Musicians’ Notes And Memorials Into Art

By Alyson Camus | July 27, 2017

based solely on written testament from the inquest and police reports

Despite What The Owners Say, Bar Angeles Is An Elliott Smith-Themed Bar

By Alyson Camus | April 24, 2017

looks like a stupid trophy decoration

Elliott Smith’s ‘Either/Or’ Is Number 173 On The Billboard 200 Albums Chart

By Alyson Camus | March 23, 2017

never reached this kind of ranking until now

An Old Conversation I Had With Nelson Gary, Elliott Smith’s Friend

By Alyson Camus | March 19, 2017

‘I do not think it was suicide’