News featuring Joanna Newsom

The following news stories mention Joanna Newsom. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 8 hours ago.

’14 Mar 21 Fri

Friday 21st March

  • The Milk-Eyed Mender Turns 10

    If something portends future classic status for an album, it may well be contemporary artists covering songs from the record shortly after its release. This was certainly the case with Joanna Newsom’s The Milk-Eyed Mender, which will be 10 years old on Sunday. The Decemberists covered “Bridges And Balloons” for years, including a baroque reading [...]

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’14 Mar 2 Sun

Sunday 2nd March

  • ALBUM REVIEW: Linda Perhacs, ‘The Soul of All Natural Things’

    When 1970’s “Parallelograms,” Linda Perhacs’s one and only album at the time, was unearthed a decade ago, it became a spiritual cornerstone of the so-called freak-folk movement back then. Its mix of fingerpicked guitar and psychedelic melodies spoke to people like Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom,artists mining a similar vein of otherworldly folk music. The surprise resurgence of interest in Perhacs prompted her to make music again, and “The Soul of All Natural Things” is her first album in 44 years. Perhacs is 70 now, with a voice that has retained its crystalline beauty.

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Sunday 16th February

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Monday 10th February

  • Fiona Bevan - "The Machine" (stream)

    New British singer-songwriter Fiona Bevan possesses a beguiling and original voice.

    Fiona Bevan's debut album, Talk to Strangers, releases in the UK on 28 April via Navigator Records and is sure to appeal to fans of artists as diverse as Björk, Joanna Newsom and Lianne La Havas. "The Machine" is the record's first single. “'The Machine' came from being angry and frustrated about the state of the world and from my feelings of powerlessness to do anything about it,” Bevan says. “Within the song, there’s a…

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Thursday 6th February

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Monday 13th January

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Wednesday 8th January

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Wednesday 4th December

  • Big Ears Festival 2014 lineup (Steve Reich, Jonny Greenwood, John Cale, Television, Julia Holter, Oneohtrix & more)

    Big Ears Festival, a three-day event that joins modern classical music and adventurous rock acts in venues around Knoxville, TN, will host its first festival since 2010 on March 28-30. Composer Steve Reich acts as the artist-in-resident, with Ensemble Signal, Jonny Greenwood and So Percussion performing his music. Also on the lineup are John Cale, Television, Nazoranai (Keiji Haino, Stephen O'Malley, and Oren Ambarchi) and Marc Ribot (playing solo as well as with Ceramic Dog and Los Cubanos Postizos), Laraaji, Tim Hecker, Julia Holter, Oneohtrix Point Never, Colin Stetson, Vatican Shadow, Nils Frahm, Mark McGuire, Bill Orcutt, Dean & Britta, Glenn Kotche, Susanna, Dawn of Midi and Son Lux.

    Passes for the fest go on sale Friday, December 6 at noon and are $150.

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’13 Nov 24 Sun

Sunday 24th November

  • Eiko Ishibashi: Imitation of Life – review

    (Drag City)

    Many in the west will come to this album through its association with Jim O'Rourke, Chicago-born, now Tokyo-based arch-collaborator with artists as diverse as Joanna Newsom, Wilco and Sonic Youth. Singer-songwriter Eiko Ishibashi is in his band (and he is in hers), and this record bears many O'Rourke hallmarks: a loose jazz feel, plenty of space between the guitars, flutes and vibraphones, a commitment to prettiness, and no great sense of its own difficulty, despite coming out of the international improv scene. Ishibashi is a delicate and precise singer, as well as an engaged multi-instrumentalist, and the whole seven-track confection feels at once deep (the tracklisting includes Resurrection and Fugitive) and light.

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’13 Nov 14 Thu

Thursday 14th November

  • Readers recommend: songs about bridges – results

    From the evocative and tragic to the romantic and iconic, here are your bridge songs

    Now that we're all on the same side of the bridge, here are some of the songs that made it – as unfortunately many had to fall over. Turns out bridges can have many meanings – here are some of them as portrayed in music, from the spiritual to the physical.

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