Annie Galvin has written about music, theater, and books for the Washington City Paper and covered music and festivals for Slant Magazine. She is working on her Ph.D. in English at the University of Virginia and lives in Charlottesville. You can follow her on Twitter @anniehgalvin.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
Deerhoof's 12th album channels the band's musical chops toward sharp political critique while retaining moments of whimsical release.
Wednesday, November 5 2014
Allergic to Water, Ani DiFranco's 18th album, lacks the political engagement and sharply hewn wit that distinguished her earlier work.
Tuesday, September 16 2014
If you happen to be in the market for a new, hyper-hip iteration of slow-burning electronica, then Jillian Banks is your girl.
Tuesday, September 2 2014
It's worth crediting Maroon 5 for having spawned a guilty-pleasure earworm, containing just enough traces of actual instruments to remind listeners that digital synthesizers haven't completely cannibalized rock 'n' roll.