Michelle Shocked

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    The Village Voice's Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll: Top 10 Albums By Year, 1971-2013

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Michelle Shocked Tapes Her Mouth Shut To Make A Statement

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Riff Raff vs. Spring Breakers and Other Music Stories We <3

    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.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    President Obama Wants You To Retweet His Tweet

    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."

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Michelle Shocked Finally Speaks Out

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Openly Lesbian Singer Responds To The Michelle Shocked Mess

    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:

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Michelle Shocked: "God Hates Fags!"

    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.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007
  • Music

    November 27, 2007

    Gleaming Beneath the Cube

    Michelle Shocked's booming voice humbles sirens and enraptures passersby

  • pazzandjop

    January 30, 2007

    The Sheep Take a Buffalo Stance

    Critics' polls have evolved and arguably withered lately, but at least we didn't vote for Timbuk 3

  • Music

    October 18, 2005

    Christians and Heathens

    Known quantities, brave genre experiments, program music, and a couple of Cairos

  • Music

    August 16, 2005

    Triple Whammy

    Tsuris-racked Christian spends her own money on Tex-Mex Disney breakup set

  • Music

    September 14, 2004

    It Takes a Worried Man

    The political becomes the personal for Christian alt-country guitar hero Buddy Miller

  • Music

    August 24, 2004

    Sympathy for the Slave

    Stephen Collins Foster is back on earth, wrestling with race: the entity in the woodpile

  • Music

    January 28, 2003

    Folk the Pain Away

    Friends of Kimya and Adam Call Antifolk What They Want

  • Dance

    March 13, 2001

    Prepare to Be Surprised

    An Anniversary Season, a Return Visit, and a New York Debut

  • NYC Life

    February 27, 2001

    Space Race

    Choreographers Compete For New Digs