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Laurie Anderson: Ian Birch Investigates Wonderwoman

Profile and Interview by Ian Birch, Smash Hits, October 1981

EVERY SO often a single snaps out of nowhere and startles everyone. You've probably never heard of the singer before (and few of them survive ...

Laurie Anderson: Riverside Studio, London

Live Review by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, October 1981

PERFORMANCE HEART... ...

Laurie Anderson: Big Science

Review by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, April 1982

AS A PERFORMER, Laurie Anderson is little short of phenomenal: a slight Chaplinesque figure, she's as much vaudeville as she is artist, in that she's ...

Laurie Anderson: Adelphi Theatre, London

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, June 1982

FIRSTLY, OF course, Laurie Anderson is a woman. ...

Laurie Anderson: Big Science (Warner Bros.)

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, August 1982

‘I NO LONGER love the way you hold your pens and pencils’ is a line that any one of a thousand writers might write. But ...

Laurie Anderson: The Dominion Theatre, London

Live Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, March 1983

IF YOU expected an overview of American civilization from the vantage point of a New York City loft, you would have got both more and ...

Laurie Anderson Goes For The Throat

Interview by Mark Dery, High Performance, 1984

FORGET the Pippi Longstocking coyness that led Newsweek to dub her "a cybernetic Lily Tomlin." Forget the dimples and the I-had-an-argument-with-10,000-volts-and-lost hairstyle. When Laurie Anderson ...

Laurie Anderson: Missus Heartbreak

Interview by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, October 1984

CYNTHIA ROSE lends an ear to a jetlagged LAURIE ANDERSON and hears the call of the riled from a multi-media star whose fame has induced ...

Laurie Anderson: Home Of The Brave

Review by Mark Dery, International Musician And Recording World, 1985

A GARBAGE disposal with indigestion, glub-glubbing on a smooshed Jiffy Pop foil bubble or a gluish wad of Captain Crunch, is not a pretty sight. ...

Laurie Anderson: More Blank Than Frank

Interview by Don Watson, New Musical Express, June 1986

AS SHE confides to us in her live show, Laurie Anderson was a bird in a previous incarnation. ...

Laurie Anderson: Home Of The Brave

Review by Cynthia Rose, Creem, August 1986

BOW WOW WOW ...

Laurie Anderson: On The Jagged Edge

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Elle, October 1989

"I'LL BET you think I'm making this up," says Laurie Anderson, her voice taut, edgy. A dramatic pause, then a grave shake of the head. ...

Laurie Anderson: Rebel from Decade of Greed

Interview by Steve Turner, Times, The, November 1990

Laurie Anderson’s first big work since United States, the two-part, eight-hour show she took on the road in 1983, is Empty Places. Shorter (ninety minutes ...

Laurie Anderson: Clarity’s Angel

Interview by Simon Reynolds, Wire, March 1992

First, Laurie Anderson chronicled the United States of America. What’s next for the leading performance-person of our day? ...

Laurie Anderson and the Nerve Bible

Interview by Frank Broughton, i-D, 1994

SHE’S A MULTI-MEDIA story-teller, spinning yarns around the flickering campfire of technology. Her songs are swathes of hypnotic synthesised tones, with eerie voice filters focussing ...

Laurie Anderson: The Nerve Of Her

Interview by Gillian G. Gaar, Rolling Stone, June 1994

THE GENERAL PUBLIC MAY HAVE heard little from performance artist Laurie Anderson in recent years. But that's certain to change in 1994, a hectic year ...

Outside the Whale: Laurie Anderson plays Moby

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Village Voice, The, October 1999

Songs and Stories From Moby Dick, BAM Opera House, Through October 16 ...

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