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Sunday, December 16 2012

The Best New Artists of 2012

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.


Thursday, December 13 2012

The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition

The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.


Columns

Sunday, March 31 2013

Kafka on Kickstarter: Crowdsourcing, Capitalism and Art

From the Kickstarter-fuelled resurrection of Veronica Mars to Amanda Palmer's 'art of asking', the influence of crowdsourcing is impossible to ignore. Can it provide a new perspective on the relationship between art and money?


Thursday, October 27 2011

Art Endures, Capitalism Degenerates: The Evolving Career of Amanda Palmer

The arts have always suffered and survived in times of economic depression. Amanda Palmer has forged a career that has not only weathered the recession, but rejects the received wisdom of the music industry. Is she an exception to the rule, or an example other artists should follow?


Reviews

Thursday, June 28 2012

Amanda Palmer: Several Attempts to Cover Songs...

And the award for "Self-Explanatory Album Title of the Year" goes to... Amanda Palmer, for Several Attempts to Cover Songs by The Velvet Underground & Lou Reed for Neil Gaiman as His Birthday Approaches.


Wednesday, February 16 2011

Amanda Palmer: Goes Down Under

Pandering is not always a bad thing. Pimping one’s self and music as a way of entertainment is a form of performance art with a long-honored tradition.


Thursday, September 18 2008

Amanda Palmer: Who Killed Amanda Palmer

The Dresden Doll singer's solo debut is, not surprisingly, Dresden Doll-ian.


Blogs

Monday, October 29 2012

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra - "The Killing Type'" (video)

Amanda Palmer and her band stop by NME's offices with carving knives in hand... to play some songs. What did you think? In this clip, the band plays their latest single, "The Killing Type'".


Monday, January 24 2011

Amanda Palmer - "Map of Tasmania" Behind the Scenes Video (PopMatters Premiere)

The Queen of Punk Cabaret gets majorly glammy on her new video.


Thursday, March 26 2009

SXSW 2009: Interview with Margaret Cho and Amanda Palmer (video)

Weirder things have happened. Thursday night at SXSW, the stage at Austin's Central Presbyterian Church was shared by a Dresden Doll and a legendarily raunchy


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