Patti Smith
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//Features

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM

Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.

The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.

//Columns

In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love
23 Feb 2011 // 6:00 AM

A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.

//Reviews

Patti Smith Is Some Messed Up Kind of Saint
6 Sep 2017 // 4:30 AM

Perhaps what Smith's Devotion teaches us most easily is the virtue of hubris.

Soundwalk Collective: Killer Road
13 Nov 2016 // 9:10 PM

Atmospheric soundscape architects Soundwalk Collective team up with proto-punk legend Patti Smith to breathe new life into the work of Nico.

//Blogs

Summerstage Night Belongs to Fred "Sonic" Smith (Patti Smith's Tribute)
15 Sep 2017 // 3:16 AM

Patti Smith celebrated her late husband's birthday in Central Park with their children and her band.

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th
22 Mar 2017 // 9:13 AM

Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

//News

Musician-artist Patti Smith unleashes her imagination on a museum tour
8 Jun 2012 // 12:43 AM

DETROIT — “Here’s my favorite painting in the museum,” says Patti Smith, bringing a hand up to her chest, as if the sight of her

Rocker-poet-artist-mother’s many facets are seen in a slim volume
11 Jan 2012 // 12:35 AM

One thing I’ve always admired about Patti Smith is her refusal to be characterized. Rocker, poet, artist, mother: She seems to inhabit each of

//Mixed media

//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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