Tag Archives: PJ Harvey

Dylan and Public Radio

Yesterday was Dylan’s 75th birthday and as WXPN’s David Dye mentioned, “It sure is nice to celebrate someone’s contribution to pop culture while they’re still around”.  It’s a nice treat that only public radio can do A number of stations including WXPN in Philadelphia and WUMB in Boston celebrated by playing non-stop Dylan music.  KCRW in […]

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2 for 2uesday

 Both PJ Harvey and Bat For Lashes are back with videos from their upcoming new albums.  PJ’s second song that she’s released from her April album “The Hope Six Community Project” is slighlty controversial as described by Paul Schwartzman in the Washington Post.  The controversy arises in that Paul unknowingly escorted PJ around the projects in […]

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2 for 2uesday

It was 2011 when we last heard from PJ Harvey with her Mercury Prize winning album “Let England Shake” (she beat Adele’s 21). But the wait is over as new music is coming.  The music was partially created last year at the Somerset House in London as museum goers watched the PJ create the songs from scratch. […]

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PJ Harvey or PT Barnum

This Friday on January 16. PJ Harvey will begin a grand experiment.  For four weeks, PJ will be a living, breathing museum exhibition.  The idea is for  her band, producers and engineers to occupy a glass-encased studio at the Somerset House in London and record a new album as museum goers watch the singer create the […]

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2011 Favorite Albums

This list changes every day but these albums seemed to stay on whenever I made a change.  So here they are in no particular order…except for the first one. Any one who reads my blog or listens to the radio or watches tv or is ever on the internet and consumes pop culture should not […]

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Grammy Nominations

The Grammy awards have been reduced from 109 to 78 categories wisely removing the distinction between male and female performances. Of course that doesn’t mean there are still some eyebrow raising moments. The most pleasant surprise is the recognition of Bon Iver.  The song “Holocene” was nominated for Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year. […]

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PJ Harvey

Last week, PJ Harvey took home her unprecedented second Mercury Music Prize award.  The Mercury prize goes out to the best album from a British or Irish artist that celebrates recorded music of all genres…The music on the album is the only thing taken into account.  This means that even though sales were through the roof for former […]

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