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Tagged With: PJ Harvey

Best New Music: Watch Out for PJ Harvey, Beat Connection, Frank Ocean and More!

From PJ Harvey performing her next record live in London, to the brilliantly deconstructed path of Kanye West, 2015 promises to be a great year for music. Here are my top picks for the year to come. 1. PJ Harvey will perform behind a glass wall to a lucky, small audience at Somerset House in … Continue reading »

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Songwriters on Songcraft: PJ Harvey, Frank Ocean, Tom Waits, Björk and Bowie

PJ Harvey: “If you want to be good at anything, you have to work hard at it. It doesn’t just fall from the sky. I work every day at trying to improve my writing, and I really enjoy it. Nothing fascinates me more than putting words together, and seeing how a collection of words can produce … Continue reading »

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The Soul of Alternative Rock – PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey has wowed audiences with primal, pulsing rock songs since her first full-length Dry in 1991. Her style is sexy and female-defined. She’s smart, strong and proud. Reveling in her body rather than just using it to attract attention. Here’s PJ Harvey performing her first single “Dress.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmypljvTBWA]

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The Soul of Indie Rock – Cat Power

As a vocalist, Cat Power is up there with Beth Gibbons from Portishead and rock diva Annie Lennox.  Psychedelic pop-rock with electronic beats and production, the songwriting and melodies are haunting on the new record Sun.  This is her first full-length of originals in 6 years, and it’s her best yet. Her new video for … Continue reading »

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