Posts Tagged: Joanna Newsom

This Week in Posivibes: One More (Great) List

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Aquarium Drunkard put out their list of 2015 favorites and like many things they do, it’s pretty comprehensive, respectable, and a great way to catch great music that you’ve missed. Included in the list are Jessica Pratt, Yo La Tengo, Destroyer, Joanna Newsom, Kendrick Lamar, Lead Belly, Drinks, The Mantles, The Staple Singers, Father John Misty, […]

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Different Voices

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In the hilariously titled “The Fragile Ears of Men,” Leah Finnegan analyzes the gender politics of female singers’ voices, and why male music critics are so irked by Joanna Newsom: But really, what is a musician’s voice if not distinctive? Isn’t that… good? Entire pieces have been written about the voices of Bob Dylan and […]

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Newsom Speaks Against Spotify

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In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Newsom recognized that the streaming service Spotify is “a genius idea,” but spoke out against what she sees as a systematized attempt to circumvent paying artists: Spotify is like a villainous cabal of major labels. The business is built from the ground up as a way to […]

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Joanna Newsom Tour and Film Screenings

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Joanna Newsom’s US tour dates have been announced for her new album Divers, which is coming out October 23rd via Drag City. But before the record hits stores and the tour begins, the video for the album’s titular track will be screening in theaters across the country. Like the video for “Sapokanikan,” released this past August, […]

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Notable New York, This Week 3/15 – 3/21

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This week in New York Keith Gessen and Elif Batuman talk, Guernica has a reading, Joanna Newsom sings and plays harp, Marcel Dzama appears, talks and signs books, The Moth has a Story Slam, Christopher Walken loses a hand and Zoe Kazan gives him one, and Atlas Obscura presents an international celebration of curious and […]

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