Sunday, December 22 2013
This year's list of the most disappointing albums of 2013 reads like the "best of" list from four or five years ago. It shouldn't be surprising how these tides turn, but it always is.
Tuesday, January 1 2013
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Jessie Ware and Django Django be the toasts of 2013? Will 2013 be yet another banner year for forward-looking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2013.
Sunday, December 16 2012
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
Tuesday, April 16 2013
Charli XCX's debut album suffers from recycled previously released material, but it's her strong presence and magnificent pop sensibility that save it.
Wednesday, November 20 2013
Having crafted Icona Pop's "I Love It", Charli XCX is at the forefront of the girl-pop movement.
Thursday, June 23 2011
This new Starkey song goes through so many phases in four minutes, it's almost a mini-epic. Starkey's Paul Geissinger experimented with Auto-Tune quite a bit
Monday, June 3 2013
PHILADELPHIA — British goth-pop singer Charli XCX’s debut album, “True Romance,” shares a title with Tony Scott’s Quentin Tarantino-scripted 1993 road movie. The similarity, however,