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Features

Monday, January 25 2010

Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida

Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Tuesday, June 2 2009

Songwriting and Social Activism: An Interview With Nellie McKay

"If you keep your opinions and knowledge to yourself, it doesn’t change anything." McKay talks to PopMatters about her current projects, social activism, and philosophy of life in general.


Sunday, October 5 2008

20 Questions: Nellie McKay

The fictional character most like 'schizophrenic voodoo' girl, Nellie McKay? A mix of Lassie, Scarlett O'Hara, Godzilla and Nancy Drew. These and other reveling facets of her character are discussed with PopMatters 20 Questions.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 29 2010

Nellie McKay: Home Sweet Mobile Home

Nellie McKay zaps the consumerist cool kids and hipsters of the 21st century and employs humor to direct her barbs deeply into her targets.


Thursday, April 1 2010

Nellie Mckay: Normal As Blueberry Pie

This is Nellie McKay’s best album so far and one of the most delightful tributes/collections of covers ever recorded.


Monday, September 24 2007

Nellie McKay: Obligatory Villagers

On her brief third album, Nellie McKay combines a mish-mash of musical theater styles with clever wordplay. The results are a mixed bag.


Monday, November 6 2006

Nellie McKay: Pretty Little Head

Nellie McKay's excellent second album, Pretty Little Head, surfaces at last, revealing a greatly matured songwriter on top of her game.


Tuesday, March 30 2004

Nellie McKay: Get Away From Me


Blogs

Monday, October 18 2010

Nellie McKay on the Radio

In some ways, Nellie McKay is the quintessential New Yorker. She has the insouciance of the sophisticate and the naïveté of the innocent all


News

Monday, April 7 2008

Nellie McKay's playful personality belies her over-the-top talent

New York singer/songwriter Nellie McKay is absolutely brilliant and bloody confounding. She has more retro range than Amy Winehouse, more musical depth than Alicia


Sunday, September 30 2007

It takes a Pa. village to nurture Nellie McKay's new CD

According to Nellie McKay, some musicians are as skillful with their instruments as the finest artists are with oil paints. "Me, I'm still doodling," says


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