Emma Pearse

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  • 11 years ago

    On a somewhat sunny day in September last year, the French singers Camille and Mélanie Pain pulled up in a yellow cab at the meatpacking district salon Bumble and Bumble with French producer-DJ Marc Collin. The event was an art world party ...

  • 11 years ago

    There's a critical fervor surrounding Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus, the new double album reuniting Nick Cave with his Bad Seeds, over the idea that the godfather of the underworld has (finally) discovered a sensitive side. Citing the absence...

  • 12 years ago

    If she hadn't been stranded in the burbs on an island all these years, Diana Anaid might be the cover girl for self-made, heartwarming, gut-vomiting indie chicks. She is the palindromic Aussie girl who did the crooked splits in the air in that not...

  • 13 years ago

    The last time I saw you/you were on stage/ Your hair was wild/and you were in a rage/You were swinging your guitar around/Cause they wanted to hear that sound/but you didn't want to play. —from "I Don't Blame You," the first track on You Are ...

  • 13 years ago

    The charm and potential doom of Coldplay is singer Chris Martin's great, sorry voice that's always trying to embrace its own nature. He has plain eyes and Eskimo-carved cheekbones. "God gave me style and gave me grace," he sings now. He moans. He ...

  • 13 years ago

    Beth Orton will make a good mother. In her own stomping ground, England, she's known as the Comedown Queen. She wears floppy hats in the sun and has freckles on her nose. From the first day, her music has said just about enough. She's the lightly ...


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