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Ani DiFranco


Wednesday, August 20 2008

A Righteous Babe in Uncharted Territory: An Interview With Ani DiFranco

DiFranco doesn't take the usual approach to the music business, but her horse-and-buggy style, as well as her motherhood, may turn out to be assets.

Thursday, July 19 2007

Part 5: Public Enemy to Dixie Chicks (1989-2006)

The brave, early activists of the US AIDS movement knew that Silence = Death. Throughout history it's "Put up", we're told, "Shut up", we're threatened. Praise to those who set their protest to song and act up!


Wednesday, November 5 2014

Ani DiFranco: Allergic to Water

Allergic to Water, Ani DiFranco's 18th album, lacks the political engagement and sharply hewn wit that distinguished her earlier work.

Monday, January 16 2012

Ani DiFranco: Which Side Are You On?

At this point in her career, audiences will know what they think of Ani DiFranco. Which Side Are You On? is unlikely to change this sentiment.

Wednesday, October 1 2008

Ani DiFranco: Red Letter Year

The Little Folksinger's latest is the perfect guest for your New Year's Eve bash. It's the life of the party, as well as the designated driver.

Thursday, May 15 2008

Ani DiFranco: Live at Babeville [DVD]

The little folksinger cements her reputation as the best live act since the Grateful Dead with a special two-night grand opening of Babeville.

Tuesday, October 2 2007

Ani DiFranco: Canon

The self-described "little folksinger" busts out the musical yearbooks for a captivating look back that goes beyond the typical "greatest hits" compilation.


Friday, November 7 2014

Ani DiFranco - "Careless Words" (video) (Premiere)

The latest video from "the high priestess of feminist folk" Ani DiFranco pairs a tune from her latest LP, Allergic to Water, with intriguing linear imagery.

Tuesday, December 6 2011

Ani DiFranco - "¿Which Side Are You On?" MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Contemporary folkie Ani DiFranco updates the classic protest tune "Which Side Are You On?" in a bit of perfect timing to coalesce with the Occupy Movement.


Sunday, April 19 2009

‘Red Letter Year' marks a turning point for Ani DiFranco

Provocative and thoughtful go hand in hand when it comes to music by folk songstress Ani DiFranco. But on her latest release, "Red Letter Year"

Friday, November 16 2007

No loose 'Canon': Ani DiFranco releases 2-CD retrospective

Compressing 20 albums into a single representative collection can prove an overwhelming task for just about any solo artist, much less a band. Not so for

Wednesday, October 3 2007

Abandoned church becomes a place to worship the arts

(Chuck Myers/MCT) BUFFALO, N.Y. - The former Delaware Asbury Methodist Church has never looked so good - or conveyed clear, crisp sound so

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