Kirstie Shanley
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 42 Articles
//Features

I Believe in the Good of Indiepop: An Interview with the Hidden Cameras | 24 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters sits down with Joel Gibb -- leader of the indie-pop consortium the Hidden Cameras -- to discuss everything from socialized medicine to Stereolab.

//Reviews

Guided by Voices: 13 October 2010 - Chicago | 17 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

It wasn’t difficult to see that the primary thing that has made past shows great, Robert Pollard’s quirky personality, continues to permeate the most recent sets with greatness.

Wild Nothing: 7 October 2010: Chicago | 12 Oct 2010 // 1:45 AM

The music is something infinitely cherishable and a treat to witness flooding around fans in a live setting. Wild Nothing tunes are also perfect for blasting on your stereo at home.

//Blogs

Avi Buffalo: 20 October 2010 - Chicago | 22 Oct 2010 // 12:00 AM

A mere six months has passed since Avi Buffalo emerged on the indie music scene with their debut self-titled album and the band is already touching audiences far beyond the reaches of the West Coast.

Ólöf Arnalds: 18 October 2010 - Chicago | 21 Oct 2010 // 3:30 AM

Ólöf Arnalds recalls an Icelandic Joni Mitchell with a swooning wholesome voice that is rich with a sense of personality and strength as a female singer/songwriter.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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