Wednesday, May 29 2013
She's been called "dream folk", and at one point even "Narco-folk", but Marissa Nadler simply continues doing what she's doing best: crafting the arc-based, personality-driven songs that have become her trademark, and also talks to PopMatters about that eternal debate of Joni Mitchell vs. Riot Grrrl, of course.
Tuesday, August 9 2011
On her new album, the mix between tradition and personality has shifted, and Nadler comes shining through on this wonderful, often deceptively uplifting record.
Monday, April 11 2011
Having made their mark in San Francisco and risen to indie-pop stardom in the Toronto scene, Snowblink is poised with Long Live to make new fans in every town in between.
Friday, September 10 2010
Transcending the stereotype of the morose singer-songwriter, Sharon Van Etten proved more personable than her melancholic songs let on.
Sunday, May 3 2009
Little Hells finds Nadler branching out from her voice-and-guitar formula, and while the effort is wholly commendable, the results are rather more mixed.
Thursday, February 12 2009
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Monday, October 6 2008
A unique memorial for a mother -- 34 tracks from Stars of the Lid, Jessica Bailiff, A Place to Bury Strangers, Sandro Perri, Antony and the Johnsons, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Fridge, Nudge, Matmos, Ida, Sybarite, and many others.
Sunday, November 4 2007
When Nadler uses the talent of backing band Espers, Songs III shines. Unfortunately, she doesn't use them nearly enough.