Monday, December 17 2012
The antithesis of the most disappointing albums of the year, these records that had no business impressing us as much as they did.
Monday, December 8 2008
The old music-industry adage is that if a woman doesn't have a hit by the time she's 22 years old, she should probably look for another career. That's obviously a load of blarney.
Tuesday, January 23 2007
The songwriter looks at the ghost of Christmas past while moving forward.
Tuesday, September 18 2012
It’s her first new album in four years. She uses elements from her past and shapes it into new material. The record reveals she’s up to her same old tricks. She’s not crazy. She’s back!
Wednesday, October 6 2010
An Aimee Mann concert will never be memorable for bombast and showmanship but rather for the scope and sweep with which Mann delivers her songs.
Tuesday, June 3 2008
Maybe after feeling the sting from fans and critics (misplaced though it surely was) after 2005's The Forgotten Arm, Mann has retreated a bit. But, rather than a “return to form”, we have a return to format.
Tuesday, February 7 2006
With endearing amateurism and the welcome presence of play, Mann's freak-flag is finally flying.
Tuesday, May 31 2005
The crowds are mature -- usually adults in their 30s -- and polite. Nobody's knocking elbows to get to the bar, which leaves listeners relaxed...
Sunday, June 1 2008
Aimee Mann's new record, @#%&! Smilers, releases tomorrow in the U.S. She takes a moment to answer PopMatters' 20 Questions.