Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
Singer Michelle Shocked said some controversial things in concert recently, which caused the cancellation of other concerts. So she staged a sit-in at one of those sites--in Santa Cruz--making a statement by covering herself in medical bandages and putting duct tape on her mouth, while sporting a v ... More >>
Here's a round-up of the music stories Voice writers have been reading recently. Take a spin through the links below and tip us off if there's something you like that we may have missed.
And it's a good one. It says: "RT if you stand with same-sex couples around the country fighting for the right to marry who they love."
On Sunday night, reports came in that singer Michelle Shocked was ranting in concert that God hates gays and that gay marriage would cause the end of civilization. Aside from a few cryptic twitter responses, Shocked has been pretty mum since then. But now that her tour dates have been canceled by i ... More >>
Washed-up, born again singer Michelle Shocked horrified her audience the other night with comments about how "God hates fags" and how she lives in fear of gay marriage. Well, an openly lesbian singer, Janis Ian, has responded:
It was the audience that was shocked at a Michelle Shocked concert last night when the born-again alt-folk singer went on a rant about how "God hates fags" and how she lives in fear of gay marriage.
Michelle Shocked's booming voice humbles sirens and enraptures passersby
Critics' polls have evolved and arguably withered lately, but at least we didn't vote for Timbuk 3
Known quantities, brave genre experiments, program music, and a couple of Cairos
Tsuris-racked Christian spends her own money on Tex-Mex Disney breakup set
The political becomes the personal for Christian alt-country guitar hero Buddy Miller
Stephen Collins Foster is back on earth, wrestling with race: the entity in the woodpile
Friends of Kimya and Adam Call Antifolk What They Want
An Anniversary Season, a Return Visit, and a New York Debut
Choreographers Compete For New Digs