Joanna Newsom
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News // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles

"Be a Woman": Joanna Newsom, the Selkie, and the Sea
2 Feb 2017 // 10:00 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 // 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.


Joanna Newsom: Divers
22 Oct 2015 // 9:30 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 // 4:00 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 // 10:00 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
16 Oct 2012 // 12:55 AM

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


Q&A with Joanna Newsom: Conformity Isn't My Thing
9 Dec 2015 // 5:33 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 // 3:38 AM

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

//Mixed media

TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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