Elliott Smith

VICE TV Examines Elliott Smith’s Mysterious Death

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2023

The intention of VICE TV was not to solve the case

Dr. Scheinin Gives A More Nuanced Opinion In The Upcoming VICE TV (Re)Solved Episode, Examining Elliott Smith’s Death

By Alyson Camus | June 29, 2023

This is much more than she was willing to admit when I interviewed her 12 years ago

The Elliott Smith, Beck, Jackson Browne, Silversun Pickups Mural Is Gone

By Alyson Camus | March 16, 2023

an insult to art, to artists, and to the history of the neighborhood

About These Newly Resurfaced Elliott Smith’s Early Recordings

By Alyson Camus | March 4, 2023

this story has some intriguing and even interesting aspects.

Listen To Rachel Bobbitt’s Cover Of Heatmiser’s “Half Right”

By Alyson Camus | April 1, 2022

“One of those few truly ‘perfect’ songs.”

Conor Oberst And Phoebe Bridgers Deliver A Trashy Cover Of Elliott Smith’s “St Ides Heaven”

By Alyson Camus | March 26, 2022

there’s nothing I like about this new cover

Elliott Smith – Going Nowhere, A New Graphic Novel By Holdenaccio

By Alyson Camus | February 5, 2022

Elliott’s spirit is fully alive

Confirmed: There Was Blood Everywhere In The House Where Elliott Smith Was Stabbed

By Alyson Camus | January 18, 2022

the police owe us an explanation.

Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 12-24-21 – 1-6-22

By Iman Lababedi | January 5, 2022

signed a boatload of huge talents

A Question Mark: The Reviews Are Coming

By Alyson Camus | November 4, 2021

When you write a book, you have to expect reviews

Elliott Smith And His Exes: When Is A Saint Not A Saint?

By Alyson Camus | May 17, 2021

a lot of unresolved emotions

Is Elliott Smith’s ‘Baby Britain’ About Minnie Driver?

By Alyson Camus | April 28, 2021

’That’s just pure gossip bullshit, trashy journalism’

The Investigation Into Elliott Smith’s Death: A Possible Louisville Connection?

By Alyson Camus | April 5, 2021

‘I heard she was crazy thru Louisville people’

An Unsolved Scottish Case Shows Striking Similarities With Elliott Smith’s Case

By Alyson Camus | March 28, 2021

Both investigations were botched

Why So Much Love For Elliott Smith From The Hip Hop Community ?

By Alyson Camus | February 20, 2021

the bond with Elliott’s mytholog

Rivers Cuomo Wants To Write An Elliott Smith-Influenced Album. Really?

By Alyson Camus | February 5, 2021

As a big fan of Elliott Smith, this is borderline offensive

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

The Many Versions Of ‘Between the Bars’ By Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | October 21, 2020

probably Elliott Smith’s most well-known song

Mortality Rate Of Stab Wounds: How Many People Survive Penetrating Trauma?

By Alyson Camus | September 21, 2020

What does it mean for Elliott?

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

By Alyson Camus | September 6, 2020

What an impressive number of gigs!

Album Bundles And Billboard’s New Rules

By Alyson Camus | August 31, 2020

It is Billboard’s belief that the resulting charts will more accurately reflect consumer choice

Kill Rock Stars To Release The Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition This Friday

By Alyson Camus | August 26, 2020

the necessity to remaster something that already existed?

Two Forensic Toxicologists Comment On Elliott Smith’s Toxicology Report

By Alyson Camus | August 4, 2020

‘Behavioral toxicology doesn’t really exist’

Goodbye To The Satellite: The Iconic Silverlake Venue Is Closing For Good

By Alyson Camus | July 17, 2020

the closure of the Satellite is a huge loss

Who Is Better? Nick Drake Or Elliott Smith?’

By Alyson Camus | July 16, 2020

Their worlds and their approach to darkness are far apart

People’s Perception Of Art And Artists Is Evolving For The Worse

By Alyson Camus | July 7, 2020

It’s all about staying in a safe place, on a safe subject

A Few Parallels Between The Investigations Into The Deaths Of Natalie Wood And Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | July 6, 2020

new revelations brought by the reopened investigation

Kill Rock Stars Reveals ‘Some Song,’ A Live Track From Elliott Smith’s Upcoming Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2020

Can’t people hear his anger and resentment?

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

Kill Rock Stars Announces The Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition Of Elliott Smith’s Self-Titled Album

By Alyson Camus | May 21, 2020

What would have Elliott thought about this insane pricing?

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

Processed Vocals? Don’t Ask Me How Much I Dislike Them In Current Hip Hop/Pop

By Alyson Camus | April 25, 2020

Why are they all doing this?

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’

A Quarantine In Lyrics

By Alyson Camus | April 8, 2020

plenty of emotions and mindsets to explore

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’

Thanatology And rocknyc

By Iman Lababedi | January 7, 2020

Thanatology (the study of how people die) makes perfect sense for rocknyc

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

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’

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