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Ani DiFranco

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Ani DiFranco: Living in Clip (Righteous Babe)

Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 20 April 1997

YOU DON'T need stacks of amps to be larger than life, not when you have a persona as outsized as Ani DiFranco's. That's more than ...

Ani DiFranco: Just an Old Fashioned Girl (with Blue Hair)

Interview by Jeff Apter,, February 1998

JUST WHO is Ani DiFranco anyway? Doc Martin-clad punk-poet icon, do-it-yourself business guru, feminist folksinger: there are so many sides to this Buffalo girl from ...

Ani DiFranco

Profile and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, April 1998

THE BARRICADES on the pavement outside Claridges are draped with small girls in big Dr Martins who are gazing at a door. The door is ...

Ani DiFranco: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by John Aizlewood, The Guardian, 1 February 2001

WITHOUT A HINT OF MAINSTREAM chart or media attention over a decade-long career, without a new record to promote and without any discernible music industry ...

Ani DiFranco: Blowin' in a New Wind

Essay by Gene Santoro, The Nation, 26 November 2002

AS THE 2002 election results came in, I surfed through 100 cable channels with nothing on and hit an infomercial hosted by John Sebastian for ...

Ani DiFranco: Bush Hall, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 8 October 2007

ANI DIFRANCO MAY HAVE EMERGED in the grunge era but she is no slacker. Rejecting all major label blandishments, the politicised US singer-songwriter has self-released ...

Ani DiFranco: Union Chapel, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 11 January 2012

MARRIAGE AND MOTHERHOOD have impacted on Ani DiFranco's productivity. Having released 18 albums in as many years, the prodigiously driven and prolific US singer-songwriter has ...

Ani DiFranco: Which Side Are You On?

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 13 January 2012

ANI DIFRANCO'S FIRST ALBUM in three years finds the self-proclaimed Righteous Babe in feisty, thoughtful form, her political ardour undimmed despite a discernibly increased interest ...

Ani DiFranco: Righteous Babe

Interview by Mark Leviton, The Sun Magazine, May 2016

SINGER-SONGWRITER Ani DiFranco doesn't like her music to be labelled. Some have called it "folk-punk," but when asked to define what she does, DiFranco says, ...

Ani DiFranco Seeks a Higher Truth

Interview by Jim Sullivan, Cape Cod Times, August 2016

"THE IMPORTANT thing in poetry or songwriting is to ignore the facts and tell the truth," says singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, on the phone from her ...

Ani DiFranco: Binary

Review by Holly Gleason, Paste, 19 May 2017

LIKE A FAVORITE CHAIR, it's easy to take Ani DiFranco for granted. Always there, always as expected, always comfortable/satisfying in her execution, it's easy to ...


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