Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Francesca D'Arcy-Orga


Monday, July 21 2014

Mac Miller: Faces

Mac Miller continues on his path following money, fame, drugs and alcohol, while writing some clever, craftily worded lyrics along the way.

Wednesday, March 5 2014

Katy B: Little Red

The sound is there, but the energy is missing.

Wednesday, November 13 2013

Birdy: Fire Within

Birdy is attempting to make her mark on her own terms with second album Fire Within, her first release entirely composed of original material. The results are certainly better than you might expect.

Thursday, November 7 2013

Jack Johnson: From Here to Now to You

Some of Jack Johnson's most beautiful songs can be found on this album, if you can stomach the endless romantic references and the abundance of similar-sounding guitar melodies.

Sunday, October 13 2013

Rizzle Kicks: Roaring 20s

British duo Rizzle Kicks seem to have stuff they want to say, but no effective means of saying it.

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