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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.

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 5:00 PM

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.

//Reviews

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: 18 March 2010 - New York
4 Apr 2010 // 10:45 PM

Ms. Newsom and her fantastic backing band gave Have One On Me the warmth and musical depth it deserves. But it was her revamped takes on older treasures that show how far she’s really come.

//Blogs

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".

The Big Chill: 5 Great Records to Help You Through Winter
18 Jan 2012 // 12:00 AM

PopMatters's Corey Beasley can't knit you a blanket, but he can do the next best thing: here are five classic wintertime records to help you through the big chill.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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