Scots singer-songwriter Siobhan Wilson has
The Scottish SunScots singer-songwriter Siobhan Wilson has created something special with second album There Are No SaintsThe Scottish SunJim says: Singer-songwriter Siobhan Wilson has created something rather special with her second album There Are No Saints. Born in Arbroath and raised in Elgin, she's now based in Glasgow. She returned to Scotland around 5 years ago after 5 years ...
Posted on 16 July 2017 | 7:17 am
The Surprising Truth About Being A Woman In
Refinery29The Surprising Truth About Being A Woman In A BandRefinery29When I was growing up, you could barely drive to the grocery store without hearing a badass female rock star: Hole, Garbage, No Doubt, Fiona Apple, Alanis Morissette, PJ Harvey, the Cranberries, the Breeders, Veruca Salt, the Cranberries, Elastica, and ...and more »
Posted on 16 July 2017 | 6:05 am
Pitchfork Festival Saturday pics (A Tribe
Brooklyn Vegan (blog)Pitchfork Festival Saturday pics (A Tribe Called Quest, PJ Harvey ...Brooklyn Vegan (blog)Pitchfork Festival continued Saturday (7/15) with a headlining set from A Tribe Called Quest, where an empty mic was left in honor of the late Phife Dawg, ...Pitchfork day 2: PJ Harvey reminds everyone who's boss, A Tribe ...Chicago TribunePerfect Weather, Not-Great Sound, but Great Vibes: Pitchfork Day 2 ...Chicagomag.comPhotos: A Tribe Called Quest Brings The Stripped-Down Heat To ...Chicagoistall 6 news articles »
Posted on 16 July 2017 | 6:02 am
One to watch: Jen Cloher - The Guardian
The GuardianOne to watch: Jen CloherThe GuardianA spiky yet intimate Americana record with the sneer of PJ Harvey and melodies that recall the Breeders, its striking first line finds Cloher shrugging, “You've been gone so long you could have been dead.” Cloher has experienced plenty of her own ...
Posted on 16 July 2017 | 12:30 am
Forecastle Day 1 Recap: Louisville vs. the
Louisville Eccentric ObserverForecastle Day 1 Recap: Louisville vs. the world, Run The Jewels and the countdown to PJ HarveyLouisville Eccentric ObserverScott: “These songs are being remixed by the heat of nature,” Mary Liz Bender, drummer/singer of Twin Limb said from the main stage, during their 3 p.m. opening set of Forecastle, talking about the couple of technical difficulties they had at the ...Review of Forecastle Festival 2017 with Sturgill Simpson | Lexington ...Lexington Herald LeaderSturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff highlight beautiful Saturda ...WDRBall 11 news articles »
Posted on 15 July 2017 | 10:21 am
Courtney Barnett: A voice you need to hear
The very best rock ’n’ roll is about living in the moment as if there might not be another—“be here now” to the extreme, and to the point where being anywhere else doesn’t even seem like an option. That’s how I felt when I first saw Australian guitarist, singer, and songwriter Courtney Barnett leading a hard-hitting trio through the last of her eight sets at SXSW 2015 . And that sense of ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 9:09 am
My Beauty Life: Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor on her mother's stage make-up, her beauty ethos and the icon that inspires her look
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 2:48 am
Perfume Genius Ready To 'Go A Little
The line between pop and avant-garde music can be breached by as little — or as much — as a change in tempo, a jagged chord change, an inscrutable lyric or a sudden, exaggerated sonic effect.
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 6:37 am
Estrella Morente and Carmen Consoli Were
Often compared to Ani DiFranco and PJ Harvey (by the dubious logic that says that artists who don’t sing in the English language must inevitably be compared with ones who do), Consoli performs punchy, hook-laden pop-rock that’s as instantly appealing ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:29 am
5 Concerts to Catch This Weekend
It didn't take them long to get noticed. Her major label debut, Kicker, came out earlier this year and it features her haunting vocals (think of a folk-y PJ Harvey). Tonight's show at the Grog will be her first-ever in Northeast Ohio. (Jeff Niesel), 8:30 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:29 pm
Ed Skrein: Hoodlum, swimming coach, rapper,
But he also found the time to complete a degree in fine arts at Central Saint Martin’s College (alma mater of Alexander McQueen, Jarvis Cocker and PJ Harvey). “Yeah, that was such a wonderful time,” he says. “That was the beginning of my creative ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:14 pm
Ask Polly: Why Is Everyone Succeeding Except
Did I admire the world's most renowned academics and novelists, the world's most celebrated rock stars? No, I admired Matt Groening and PJ Harvey and Mike Judge and Kate Bush and David Foster Wallace and Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Björk. I admired determined ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:35 pm
Big Gigs for Aug. 28-Sept. 3: State Fair
Despite the challenges, her material is both amiable and alluring — she operates in a musical and philosophical zone between the pixie-dust of Björk and the hardscrabble of PJ Harvey while clearly being influenced by both. Her new, third CD ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:00 am