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St. Vincent Finds Pleasure in Pain on ‘All Born Screaming’

St. Vincent Finds Pleasure in Pain on ‘All Born Screaming’

On All Born Screaming, St. Vincent suggests the end of life is really just a new beginning. Love is the purpose. There is no joy without pain.

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

Despite a global pandemic, musicians were far more active in 2021 and had time to create their finest work. It resulted in some of the best albums in years.

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year has offered a mountainous feast of sublime music. The 50 best albums of 2021 so far are an eclectic, forward-looking, and increasingly “woke” bunch.

The Strange, Emotional World of St. Vincent’s ‘Daddy’s Home’

The Strange, Emotional World of St. Vincent’s ‘Daddy’s Home’

It takes a real human being to be as disgusted with the world as the performance of St Vincent on Daddy’s Home shows. It requires the talents of Annie Clark.

The 75 Best Songs of 2011

The 75 Best Songs of 2011

Nostalgia Alert! Jump back a decade and enjoy the best songs of 2011. They are headlined by a synthpop classic, a massive hit from a hot diva, pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness.

The 60 Best Albums of 2007

The 60 Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, the 60 best albums of 2007 included many of the 2000s' best albums.

The 60 Best Albums of 2009

The 60 Best Albums of 2009

PopMatters turns 20 years old this October and we're beginning to celebrate our history by taking you back in time a decade ago. Obama was in the White House and the musical times were very good indeed. Revisit 2009 through its best albums.

Why the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Telecast Was the Queerest, Fiercest, and the Best Yet

Why the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Telecast Was the Queerest, Fiercest, and the Best Yet

No award show will ever be truly perfect, but one can still admire how the Grammys overcame some pre-show controversy to deliver one of the most feminist, fearless, and downright entertaining broadcasts in its history.

Holiday Mirth at 2018’s Penultimate ‘Live From Here’

Holiday Mirth at 2018’s Penultimate ‘Live From Here’

Jon Batiste, St. Vincent, Sara Watkins and Jim Gaffigan were Chris Thile's special guests at the last Live From Here show for the season.

The 60 Best Songs of 2018

The 60 Best Songs of 2018

The year in song reflected the state of the world around us. Here are the 60 songs that spoke to us this year.

2018 ACL Music Festival Recap – Sunday, Day 3

2018 ACL Music Festival Recap – Sunday, Day 3

In a day chock full of fantastic performers like Elle King, Twin Shadow, and the Arctic Monkeys, it's Janelle Monae who leaves ACL speechless.

Grandoozy in Eight Hours on Orange Sunday: St. Vincent, Denver Broncos Play to Win

Grandoozy in Eight Hours on Orange Sunday: St. Vincent, Denver Broncos Play to Win

With the inaugural Grandoozy music festival brought to the Mile High City by the co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, the expectations — and temperatures — continued to soar. Guess who beat the odds?