Friday, April 17 2015
Three unique takes on tracks from The Bends, spanning the stripped-down acoustic to the full-fledged orchestral, represent how these songs still have the power to stun two decades later.
Wednesday, December 3 2014
On Episode Six of Pop Unmuted, we discuss the effects of online music streaming and the postmodernism of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars's "Uptown Funk".
Wednesday, July 27 2011
A look back at Amy Winehouse’s most memorable moments is sadly short, due to her depressingly short life.
Wednesday, October 13 2010
Mark Ronson's new album is sometimes bogged down by interesting but ultimately pointless instrumental interludes. But like anyone's record collection, Record Collection has more hits than misses. It's future pop with a foot firmly in the past.
Tuesday, August 24 2010
The Like's Release Me is the stuff of retro-pop wet dreams, all spun-sugar harmonies, bad girl love themes, and a bubblegum beat.
Thursday, June 5 2008
The interviews contain much hearsay, and several interviewees had very brief contact with Amy Winehouse.
Sunday, June 24 2007
If Ronson is going to pander to an audience, he may as well be straightforward about it.
Thursday, July 6 2006
Kanye's fanbase may have their Lacoste logos and expensive cellphones, but Rhymefest's "blue collar niggas" have soul.