Articles tagged pj harvey

PJ Harvey: Let England Shake

Recorded in a 19th century Dorset church, Polly Jean's latest focuses heavily on nationalism, warfare, and the use and abuse of the autoharp.

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8 Feb 2011 // 10:00 PM

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Don't bother reading this review. Just go out and buy the record. Y'all should probably put some clothes on first, though.

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PJ Harvey: Let England Shake (new album) (video / stream)

PJ Harvey Let England Shake (Vagrant/Island) Releasing: 15 February It’s pretty much a major cultural event every time PJ Harvey releases a new album.

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If the 30 coolest people on the planet (30 because that is how many most likely remain) were to be ranked by awesomeness, innovation, and talent, PJ

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It’s a Sad and Beautiful World: Remembering Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

We celebrate the life and work of singer-songwriter and Sparklehorse frontman Mark Linkous, who will be remembered as one of the most earnest, distinctive American songwriters of his generation. Truly, he will be missed.

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Where Are the Ladies at on the Best of the Decade Charts?

For a decade that prided itself for breaking down musical barriers, there is a noticeable lack of female presence on this decade's most highly-regarded albums.

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New Ground: An Interview with PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey talks to PopMatters about her haunting new album, learning piano by ear, limitless imagination, and why she decided to do a string of solo shows to bring White Chalk to her fans.

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1 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

PJ Harvey: White Chalk

It’s rare that music this supernatural is also this visceral. White Chalk wields ghostly knives, but they cut deep.

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15 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Rid of Me by Kate Schatz

PJ Harvey's Rid of Me still burns with a fever nearly 15 years after its release in 1993. It is an angry, throbbing album, barely containing the ragged voices within it.

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	PJ Harvey: PJ Harvey on Tour: Please Leave Quietly [DVD]

This tour documentary is able to do what most artists can only dream about: it re-animates PJ Harvey's back catalogue, re-invents her sound palette, and flaunts (in the most positive way) her skill and versatility not only as a singer, musician, and visual artist, but also as a businesswoman.

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16 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Polly Jean takes on testosterone, learns her cocksure strut cannot compete.

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23 Jun 2004 // 11:00 PM

	PJ Harvey: Uh Huh Her

It’s obvious from its cover photograph that Uh Huh Her is a deliberately stripped-down, lo-fi effort in comparison to PJ Harvey’s previous (and

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3 Sep 2001 // 4:00 PM

Apparently, I’d heard correctly—and the critic was the gangling boy behind me, piping up shortly after lead singer Polly Jean Harvey joined her

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	PJ Harvey: Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea

PJ Harvey storms into the opening bars of her new album with the force of a hurricane. It’s been two years since Harvey’s

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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