Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged singer-songwriter

Thursday, October 23 2014

Subverting the Rules: An Interview with Cory Branan

Cory Branan's brand of rocking country doesn't fit very well into music industry slots, but the Nashville-based songwriter is carving an idiosyncratic niche for himself regardless.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

Oh Susanna: Namedropper

American-Canadian singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider ropes in other Canadian musicians to write songs for her to wildly varying results.


Thursday, October 2 2014

Shawn William Clarke: William

There’s a lullaby feel to this disc, as it is so relaxed that some of the songs are on the verge of disappearing completely.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Lucinda Williams: Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

Both familiar and challenging, Williams' new record invites her audience to dance slow and close to a set of adult songs for adult listeners.


Wednesday, May 21 2014

Megan Bonnell - “Off the World” (video) (Premiere)

Here's the new video by the singer/songwriter Megan Bonnell, the gorgeous, piano-driven ballad about the follies of love called "Off the World".


Monday, May 5 2014

Collin Herring - ‘Some Knives’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.


Wednesday, April 23 2014

Carly Ritter - “It Don’t Come Easy” (video) (Premiere) + Tour Dates

Tex Ritter's granddaughter Carly Ritter emerges as a promising young Americana artist with her self-titled debut from Vanguard Records.


Wednesday, February 5 2014

Parker Millsap: Parker Millsap

Road tunes and leavetakings are a fitting metaphorical trope for this album, because Millsap is clearly going places.


Friday, October 4 2013

Paul Conrad - “Heresy Baby” (stream) (Premiere)

Australian singer-songwriter Paul Conrad constructs a full sound drawing from indie and classic rock, topped with a Thom Yorke-esque voice.


Sunday, July 21 2013

Sara Hickman: Shine

Shine is a giddy collection of songs, but therein lies the biggest problem with the LP: it feels like a compilation.


Iron and Wine: Ghost on Ghost (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Keaton Henson: Birthdays (Capsule Reviews) [15.Apr.13]
Mariah McManus: Nice to Meet You (Capsule Reviews) [1.Feb.12]
Francis Plagne: Tenth Volume of Maps (Capsule Reviews) [21.Nov.11]
Husband: Husband (Capsule Reviews) [17.Nov.11]
Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP (Reviews) [9.Nov.11]
Jonathan Wilson: Gentle Spirit (Reviews) [2.Nov.11]
James Blake: Enough Thunder EP (Reviews) [20.Oct.11]
Shelby Lynne: Revelation Road (Reviews) [19.Oct.11]
Rachel Taylor Brown: World So Sweet (Capsule Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
Krista Muir: Between Atoms (Capsule Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
Ben Sollee: Inclusions (Capsule Reviews) [28.Sep.11]
Rebekah Higgs: Odd Fellowship (Capsule Reviews) [25.Sep.11]
Dennis Crommett: In the Buffalo Surround (Capsule Reviews) [24.Mar.11]
Doug Paisley: Constant Companion (Reviews) [27.Feb.11]
Georgia Fields: Georgia Fields (Capsule Reviews) [23.Feb.11]
Rachel Goodrich: Rachel Goodrich (Capsule Reviews) [20.Feb.11]
Johanna and the Dusty Floor: The Forest EP (Capsule Reviews) [11.Jan.11]
John Gorka: So Dark You See (Reviews) [10.Dec.09]
Asa: Asa (Asha) (Reviews) [9.Mar.09]
Aqualung: Words and Music (Reviews) [22.Oct.08]
Meg Hutchinson: Come Up Full (Capsule Reviews) [5.Mar.08]
KT Tunstall: Drastic Fantastic (Reviews) [3.Oct.07]
Ferraby Lionheart: Catch The Brass Ring (Capsule Reviews) [4.Sep.07]
Wax Mannequin: Orchard & Ire (Capsule Reviews) [20.Aug.07]
Nedelle: The Locksmith Cometh (Capsule Reviews) [1.Aug.07]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.