Tag Archives: PJ Harvey

Pitchfork People’s List

I know, I know. My contribution into the “readers’ favourite albums of the P4k age” poll isn’t worthy of its own blog entry. But something had to break the 3 1/2 month writing silence. I used to like making these … Continue reading

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Albums of 2011

These are my 12 favourite albums released since January. Click a row for details. Worthy of an honourable mention are the four releases which – despite their absence – were among my 12 most listened this year. They were the … Continue reading

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Albums of 2011: Destroyer, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Julianna Barwick

overview | one | two | three | longlist Destroyer – Kaputt Dan Bejar’s latest distinctive album at the helm of Destroyer embodies a new surface style, albeit an old one. The songs are underpinned by sounds from the 80s … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Best of 2011

I’ve finally started writing up the Albums of 2011 list, which should be online soon. In the meantime, here’s a playlist of some of the year’s best album tracks. Listen on Spotify Daedelus ft. Inara George – ‘Penny Loafers’ / … Continue reading

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Kyla La Grange – KOKO, London – 17 November 2011

Written for The Music Fix. Like too many of the next big things, the buzz around Kyla La Grange points towards an artist who’ll be pigeonholed too easily. Song titles like ‘Vampire Smile’ don’t help her cause – first impressions … Continue reading

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PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

Like few other artists – Björk an obvious touchstone, given their respective radicalisms – PJ Harvey has a refreshingly varied history. Her sweeping shifts of style, adhering to a policy of “if it worked before, fuck it – no need … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 12

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 71. Dirty Projectors – ‘Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie’ A happy new year to you all – and what an appropriate lyrical point at which to pick up The Playlist (“gimme some more / don’t ask what … Continue reading

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