Monday, February 14 2011
Recorded in a 19th century Dorset church, Polly Jean's latest focuses heavily on nationalism, warfare, and the use and abuse of the autoharp.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
Don't bother reading this review. Just go out and buy the record. Y'all should probably put some clothes on first, though.
Monday, January 10 2011
Monday, April 26 2010
Sunday, March 7 2010
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.
Wednesday, December 9 2009
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.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
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.
Monday, October 1 2007
It’s rare that music this supernatural is also this visceral. White Chalk wields ghostly knives, but they cut deep.
Sunday, July 15 2007
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.
Monday, May 29 2006
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.