Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017: Ann Powers, Suzanne Ciani and more

Today on q: NPR music critic and author Ann Powers, pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue, Suzanne Ciani and Jeff Lemire.
Today on q: NPR music critic and author Ann Powers, Suzanne Ciani and Jeff Lemire. (Lucent Vignette/HarperCollins, courtesy of the artist, Melody Lau/CBC)
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Today on q, hosted by Tom Power: (1) how sex gave pop music its meaning; (2) electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani reflects on the waves of her career; (3) Jeff Lemire wants to expand beyond the 'idealized Canada' in his stories; (4) Beyonce, The New Pornographers and more: music from today's episode.