Articles tagged joni mitchell

16 Jul 2013 // 11:01 PM

Jessica Pratt: Jessica Pratt

Jessica Pratt's debut album works with the tropes of Laurel Canyon folk.

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William Tyler: Impossible Truth

Shimmering, textured, and glorious. A sublime album from the most creative solo acoustic guitar player around.

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The Weather Station: All of It Was Mine

Canadian singer-songwriter makes genuine folk record, and it's good!

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Laura Marling: A Creature I Don’t Know

Laura Marling is just 21, but her new album confirms her timeless talent.

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Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.

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Counterbalance No. 48: Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’

Everybody's saying that hell's the hippest way out but Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn don't think so. They’re taking a look around Joni Mitchell's 1971 folk masterpiece Blue -- Acclaimed Music’s 48th Greatest Album of All Time.

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19 Jun 2011 // 10:00 PM

Where’s Woody?

What does an artist the caliber of Woody Allen do when he’s reached the pinnacle of his artistic accomplishment -- while only in his early 40s?

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The Most Beautiful Sound in the World

The world contains lots of delightful sounds: bluebirds trilling, children laughing, brooks babbling, etc. But is there any sound more pleasing than the sound of

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Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Phil Ochs: Amchitka

Poignant, and relevant, Amchitka reminds us of a romanticized era when idealism was still able to give way to revolution.

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20 Aug 2009 // 9:58 PM

Jay Brannan: In Living Cover

On In Living Cover, Brannan wisley scales back to a low-pressure coffeehouse setting where he is free to test out his own material amidst a selection of his well-worn favorites.

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6 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Waltzing with Wilco

As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.

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29 Apr 2008 // 10:59 PM

Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

Trailblazing women of the '60s: Journalist Sheila Weller traces three enduring songwriters who defined -- and gave voice to -- a generation.

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The Best Jazz of 2007

In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.

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3 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Herbie Hancock: River

The great jazz pianist, with Wayne Shorter at his elbow and a list of sympathetic guest singers, makes a stunning Joni Mitchell tribute.

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27 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

Joni Mitchell: Shine

An environmentally fired-up Joni returns to songwriting with a gloomy, beautiful set of chamber-pop.

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Various Artists: A Tribute to Joni Mitchell

Björk, Elvis Costello, Sufjan Stevens, Prince and more pay tribute to Joni Mitchell.

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	Joni Mitchell: Songs of a Prairie Girl

The third personal compilation of Joni's Songs to be released in the last year, this disc features songs about or inspired by her Canadian childhood. There's almost nothing new here, though Joni's old songs are enough to make you smile. But if you already own this stuff, don't bother. If you don't have it, this is not the ideal collection. So, like -- what's the point?"

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22 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

Joni Mitchell: Travelogue

Joni Mitchell is unquestionably one of the finest popular songwriters of the last half-century, and takes her rightful place with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and a handful of others as a highly incisive observer of her generation’s struggles and triumphs.

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18 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Last Waltz (2002)

The Last Waltz still spirits a tingle up the spine.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now

Alternately gorgeous and over-the-top, the album is unlikely to win Mitchell new fans among young listeners.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

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"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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