News featuring Joanna Newsom

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’15 Jan 21 Wed

Wednesday 21st January

  • Indiana: No Romeo review – moody and fascinating electro

    This Nottingham mother’s minimalist songs are an island of restraint amid current overblown mainstream pop. And she’s a dab hand at a masturbation metaphor

    You might have heard Indiana’s single Solo Dancing last year. It made the top 20 and got played on BBC Radio 1. Moreover, it stood out by dint of being understated in an era when most mainstream pop stars seem to think subtlety is a village in Languedoc that’s had a lot of one-star reviews on TripAdvisor – I might have heard of it, but I’m certainly never going there. While the rest of the singles chart was either frantically grinning and doing jazz hands inches away from your face, or theatrically boo-hooing its way through ballads, Solo Dancing glowered in the shadows. It offered a tense, electronic pulse, topped off with a murmured vocal. The lyrics, depending on your interpretation, were either the negative image…

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’14 Dec 15 Mon

Monday 15th December

  • stream Jonny Greenwood's 'Inherent Vice' soundtrack

    As mentioned, the Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood did the score for Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice which is in theaters now. It includes "Spooks," which was originally to be a Radiohead song and never finished, here performed by Greenwood and Supergrass' Gaz Coombes and Danny Goffey with some of Joanna Newsom's narration laid overtop. The rest of Greenwood's score is more traditional orchestration, with lots of strings and wind instruments. The official soundtrack mixes Greenwood's contribution with songs used in the movie, like Can's "Vitamin C," Minnie Ripperton's "Les Fleur" and Neil Young's "Journey Through the Past." You can stream the whole Inherent Vice soundtrack, via Spotify, below...

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Monday 8th December

  • Joanna Newsom Says She’s Working On Music, Discusses Ferguson In New Interview

    Other than her role in the new Paul Thomas Anderson film Inherent Vice, it’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from human wonder machine Joanna Newsom. In fact, Have One On Me, Newsom’s staggering triple album, will turn five next year. But Newsom has some ideas percolating, and in a new interview, she talks [...]

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  • Alex Winston – “Careless” (Stereogum Premiere)

    New York-via-Detroit singer Alex Winston makes the kind of big, meticulously crafted pop songs that sound anthemic without coming across as soulless. Her idiosyncratic vocals have earned her comparisons to the likes of Joanna Newsom and Lykke Li, placing her in the grand tradition of post-Kate Bush alternative pop singer-songwriters. On 2012′s King Con, that [...]

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