Elliott Smith
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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s - Part 3 (60 - 41)
17 Jul 2016 // 9:00 PM

The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 80-61
6 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM

In this next segment of PopMatters' look back on the music of the 2000s, we examine works by British electronic pioneers, Americana legends, and Armenian metal provocateurs.


Elliott Smith: Heaven Adores You
2 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM

Rarities, live tracks and well-known favourites come together on the soundtrack to the latest documentary of Elliott Smith's stellar career.

Elliott Smith's Story Gets Due Respect in 'Heaven Adores You'
17 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

Rejecting the narrative of tragedy so often imposed on the life of Elliott Smith, Heaven Adores You celebrates the life and art of one of modern music's most revered figures.


Word Painting with Elliott Smith and Rufus Wainwright
21 Jul 2010 // 2:00 AM

“Word painting” is a technique in which the music of a song reflects or expands upon the meaning of the accompanying lyric. First used by

Elliott Smith - Roman Candle and From a Basement on the Hill (reissues / MP3s)
3 Mar 2010 // 1:00 AM

Kill Rock Stars completes its Elliott Smith re-issue program on 6 April with the re-release of the late singer-songwriter's first and last albums. The label has

//Mixed media

How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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