Monday, January 25 2010
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
"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
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.
Monday, March 23 2015
The assortment of different tunes here suggests McKay understands the complexity of the past and reveals her empathy for a more hopeful time when love and peace were fresh thoughts rather than a debased slogan.
Wednesday, September 29 2010
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
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
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's excellent second album, Pretty Little Head, surfaces at last, revealing a greatly matured songwriter on top of her game.
Monday, October 18 2010
In some ways, Nellie McKay is the quintessential New Yorker. She has the insouciance of the sophisticate and the naïveté of the innocent all
Monday, April 7 2008
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
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