Click Track: Joanna Newsom

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010

How did we do at predicting the Pitchfork top ten?

We got the top four right -- not in order, but close! Pitchfork announced its best albums of 2010 list on Friday, ( i.e. 10,000 years ago in Internet time), so please pardon this late post-mort. But way back on...

By Click Track  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells, Titus Andronicus, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Speculation: Predicting Pitchfork's top 10 of 2010

Are these Pitchfork's four favorites artists of 2010? One of our favorite December rituals is trying to predict Pitchfork’s year-end Top 10 list. They’ve made it much easier in recent years -- pretty much anyone can click through the site's...

By David Malitz and Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Lists: Top five musical guest stars on "The Simpsons"

Joanna Newsom has been Simpson-ized. By Allison Stewart "The Simpsons"' 21st season is set to conclude on Sunday night with an "American Idol"-themed episode. And while the season may have been a mixed bag -- we're still examining our...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:45 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  50 Cent, Aerosmith, Cypress Hill, James Taylor, Joanna Newsom, Johnny Cash, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Peter Frampton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, White Stripes

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 05/14/2010

Joanna Newsom vs. Lady Gaga: Round One

Joanna Newsom is the latest to join in on the Lady Gaga bashing. (From Left to Right: Brandon Wu/FTWP; Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) By Allison Stewart First Andy Rooney, now this. Lady Gaga has weathered the slings and arrows of peers...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:45 PM ET, 05/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Joanna Newsom, Lady Gaga

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/23/2010

In concert: Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom performed the first of two sold-out shows at 6th and I Synagogue Monday night. (All photos by Brandon Wu/FTWP) By Mark Jenkins "There's such a serious vibe in here," remarked Joanna Newsom Monday evening, midway through the first...

By David Malitz  |  12:15 PM ET, 03/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Joanna Newsom

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/23/2010

Album review: Joanna Newsom, "Have One on Me"

By Allison Stewart Singer-harpist Joanna Newsom is the reigning queen of freak folk, medieval lass division. A nimble lyricist with an elfin voice and an air of gentle befuddlement, Newsom is the most anachronistic of indie superstars, one who...

By David Malitz  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Joanna Newsom

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010

Morning click: Yoko reforms Plastic Ono Band, Wale lets go-go beef simmer

Yoko Ono is getting the band back together -- and what a band it is. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach) - Yoko Ono is reforming her Plastic Ono Band for a Feb. 16 performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Carole King, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Joanna Newsom, Paul Simon, Sonic Youth, Spoon, Wale, Yoko Ono