Tuesday, March 4 2014
These songs are dull, forgettable, and mostly interchangeable.
Monday, February 3 2014
Along the Way is always pretty, but rarely beautiful.
Tuesday, October 22 2013
Today brings part two of our Donna Summer special. In the clubs and on the airwaves, Summer remains a vital force. PopMatters celebrates the hits that spawned a revolution in dance music.
Monday, October 21 2013
Katy Perry is still very much in her songwriting groove with Prism, but the more time you spend with it, the more apparent it is that she's actually stuck in a rut.
Wednesday, October 2 2013
In brief, R Plus Seven deemphasizes Replica’s sense of walled-off claustrophobia, letting thick puddles of light filter into Lopatin’s lair of sound.
Tuesday, October 1 2013
A true testament to his musicianship and longevity in the business, Jeff Lynne's forgotten classic, Armchair Theatre, returns -- and it sounds better than ever.
Friday, September 13 2013
Hesitation Marks is a necessary addition to the Nine Inch Nails oeuvre, even though the initial reaction to it might be one of befuddlement or WTF?-ness.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
The acclaimed queen of Maghreb music releases a double-disc compilation of her most potent and genre-defying material.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
What makes Swisher interesting is that it's an album rooted in place, terra firma if you will, and the people who populate that place or places.
Monday, September 9 2013
A redrawing of black, gender and female sexual politics for the 21st century on this brilliantly realised album by one of the world's most innovative and important musicians.