Joanna Newsom
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"Be a Woman": Joanna Newsom, the Selkie, and the Sea
2 Feb 2017 // 9:00 PM

Newsom uses the sea as a lawless mirror of our present social world.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 80-61
6 Oct 2014 // 8:14 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.


Joanna Newsom: Divers
22 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM

After a five-year musical silence, Joanna Newsom returns with her most focused and refined album yet.

Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps: Little Wind
22 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

Smith has a quirky voice with a warble that resembles the freak-folk style of Joanna Newsom and Alela Diane. But while there is something Western about those two singers, Smith’s vocals have a Midwestern, plaintive air.


Joanna Newsom - "Divers" (Singles Going Steady)
4 Nov 2015 // 9:00 AM

The title track from one of this year's best albums, Newsom begins "Divers" with a soothing oath that sounds like it could double as a hymn.

Joanna Newsom Debuts New Song at Treasure Island
15 Oct 2012 // 11:55 PM

The new Joanna Newsom song is tentatively titled "Look and Despair".


Q&A with Joanna Newsom: Conformity Isn't My Thing
9 Dec 2015 // 4:33 AM

In an interview, Joanna Newsom offers insights into how her artistic personality was forged.

Joanna Newsom Plunges Deep Into History, Detail for New Album 'Divers'
20 Oct 2015 // 2:38 AM

Joanna Newsom describes the setting of Divers as “a place where history and humanity is concentrated and layered.”

//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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