Patti Smith
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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.


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.


Patti Smith's Practice of Everyday Living Will Intrigue Readers of 'M Train'
29 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Every chapter in M Train digs a fresh grave in the chambers of Patti Smith's memory.

The Pop Group Brings Funky Disco Social Criticism to Brooklyn - 16 March 2015
19 Mar 2015 // 7:04 AM

Hearing the Pop Group in action in the present day makes you wish bands that are half the Pop Group’s age would try harder.


Counterbalance No. 19: Patti Smith’s 'Horses'
4 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM

One of the most critically-acclaimed debuts in rock history, Patti Smith’s Horses is a whirlwind of poetry and proto-punk rock. Counterbalance takes Horses for a ride -- go Rimbaud and go Johnny go!

Patti Smith Joins Carmen Consoli on "Mio Zio"
29 Jun 2010 // 1:00 AM

Patti Smith joined the Sicilian singer-songwriter Carmen Consoli to perform Consoli's "Mio Zio"(My Uncle) in Turin, Italy. The song, from Consoli's latest album, Elettra,


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

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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