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.
Thursday, December 13 2012
The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.
Monday, December 3 2012
Here's a confession: It was hard to define what the term "indie rock" meant in 2012. But this list takes a shot by reemphasizing the "independent" in "indie rock".
Sunday, December 2 2012
From the triumphant dream pop of Grimes and the boundary-pushing R&B of Frank Ocean to the tough, frantic British hip-hop of Plan B and the chart-topping country pop of Taylor Swift, PopMatters counts down 2012's 75 best songs.
Thursday, June 21 2012
Given Kill for Love's aim of being a soundtrack to a theoretical movie, Drumless comes across more as a version of Kill for Love that’s been censored and edited for basic cable television.
Thursday, April 19 2012
"For never was a story of more woe than this of Radelet and her Romeo!" A Shakespearian tragedy with Synths!
Monday, February 16 2004
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Sunday, November 4 2012
Chromatics have just offered up a big treat for their fans. The group had eight songs that they recorded during the sessions for 'Kill for Love' that never made it on the album. Now the band has offered them up for free via Soundcloud.
Wednesday, January 19 2011
Under maestro Johnny Jewel, three Italians Do It Better label-mates provoked a late, Friday night dance party in New York.