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Gary Burden, who designed album covers for California rockers, dies at 84

He worked with Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, the Eagles and Jackson Browne.

From the Archives: Whisky a Go Go closes in 1982 — but only temporarily

The Whisky’s closure was only temporary, but crowds still flocked to the venue, treating it as an end of an era. Robert Hilburn began his Sept. 21, 1982, Los Angeles Times goodbye column by writing: What’s that Joni Mitchell line about not knowing what you’ve got until it’s gone? For years, I’ve...

EVEN BETTER THAN THE REAL THING: Joni Mitchell’s “brilliant art was always a product of artifice…

EVEN BETTER THAN THE REAL THING: Joni Mitchell’s “brilliant art was always a product of artifice as much as it was of honesty.”

Courtney Barnett made a tour playlist (listen)

The playlist includes music by Big Thief, Camp Cope, Lizzo, Waxahatchee, Torres, St. Vincent, Bjork, Aldous Harding, Sheer Mag, Vagabon, Angel Olsen, Joni Mitchell, and more. Continue reading…


“Americanah” I’ve been on a streak of disappointing books. I finished the David Yaffe’s Joni Mitchell tome, but tired of his analysis of her lyrics, someone who didn’t live through the era and had no context. Having said that, if you’re a Joniphile you’ll be stunned to learn so many tidbits, like the woman who […]

Laura Marling – “A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall” (Bob Dylan Cover)

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

We named Laura Marling's revelatory Semper Femina Album Of The Week back in March, drawing light comparisons to Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. Today, Marling breathes new energy into Dylan's classic "A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall," so either she reads Stereogum or we can see into the future. There's a soft strength in her…

Watch Chvrches Cover Joni Mitchell & Cyndi Lauper In LA

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Scottish synth-pop trio Chvrches have been busy working on their allegedly very poppy third album with Greg Kurstin, but they broke their year-long hiatus from the stage earlier this week. As a part of the Holiday Variety Show at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre, Chvrches frontwoman Lauren Mayberry and synth player Martin Doherty performed renditions of…

Miya Folick – “Woodstock” Video

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Los Angeles-based musician and recent Best New Bands honoree Miya Folick released an EP a few months back that ended with a cover of Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock." Today, she's shared a video for her take on the song, highlighting the same magnetic personality that was on display in her "Give It To Me" video, this…

"It’s just that I suffer very eloquently."

“It’s just that I suffer very eloquently.” - | Joni Mitchell, from an interview (via writemeanna)

Nonfiction: ‘Reckless Daughter’: A Protective Biography of Joni Mitchell

The music critic David Yaffe pays tribute to the singer-songwriter in his new book.

We love you, Ms. Hannigan

4 months agoArts : Parterre Box

Could Barbara Hannigan be Joni Mitchell’s classical counterpart?

Joni Mitchell Rarities Are Just That—Rare. Here Are Some of the Best.

There’s an irresistible appeal to hearing outtakes from a songwriter who once referred to her label’s archivist as “a burglar.”

Shorties (Recommended Novels Set During Thanksgiving, Joni Mitchell Rarities, and more)

BookPage recommended novels set during Thanksgiving. Pitchfork shared a selection of Joni Mitchell rarities. 30 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists (bringing the total to 128) yesterday, including Amazon's best...

Live Review: Rising Appalachia

What's so good? Music has always been a form of nonviolent rebellion. From protest music in the Vietnam era, to punk's brash fuck-the-system attitude, to tamer classics like Joni Mitchell's environmental cry "Big Yellow Taxi," music has always served as a reflective and cathartic response to the social climate of the world. Show More Summary

Joni Mitchell biography 'Reckless Daughter' looks at icon's thorny life from both sides

In a new biography, Joni Mitchell's entire body of work is considered, not just the 1960s and '70s. A review.        

Tragic Tale: Inside Joni Mitchell’s Secret Life Of Torment & Abuse

Folk rock icon Joni Mitchell endured an abusive affair with an insanely jealous drummer who beat the hell out of her and even tried to pimp her out to a superstar pal. The 73-year-old “Both Sides Now” singer’s brutal affair with legendary jazz drummer Don Alias comes to light in author David Yaffe‘s just-released bio, Read More

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