Mavis Staples
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Features // 4 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 11 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 3 Articles
//Features

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 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.

The Best Female Artists of 2010
8 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

While the men were showing us their dark and beautiful fantasies, or pulling us into their high brooding violet, the women were absolutely taking over 2010.

//Columns

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning: Gospel Music in a Secular World
17 Apr 2013 // 5:30 PM

Critically, commercially and historically, gospel is the great overlooked American music, maybe because few genres of music force you to confront your beliefs so immediately.

//Reviews

Mavis Staples: Livin' on a High Note
29 Mar 2016 // 8:10 PM

Mavis never really went away. She’s always been in the mix. It’s just that new generations keep finding ways to discover her.

Mavis Staples: Your Good Fortune
26 May 2015 // 9:00 PM

Though only four songs long, her latest, Your Good Fortune, offers a succinct summation of Staples’ range and ability.

//Blogs

2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)
3 Jun 2015 // 12:00 AM

Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

//News

Mavis Staples Brings the Joy, But It's Complicated
12 Feb 2016 // 4:28 AM

Mavis Staples: “I’ve been making people cry down through the years, and this time I wanted to make them smile.”

Sound of Civil Rights Rings Out in Resurrected Staple Singers Records
2 Mar 2015 // 4:45 AM

It was as though some force were propelling the Staple Singers into the public consciousness again, timed to coincide with the arrival of a pair of resurrected recordings.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'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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