Thursday, October 9 2014
These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.
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.
Tuesday, December 13 2011
The selections on this list aren't necessarily bad albums -- some actually happen to be among the most critically acclaimed of this year. In some cases, it's just that the albums weren't what fans were expecting, and in others, they were exactly what they were expecting.
Monday, June 18 2012
Fiona Apple's never boring stylistic choices result in her least accessible album to date. An album that isn't bad, but rather disappointing.
Monday, November 8 1999
Monday, October 20 2014
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Blake Mills is touring in support of his new album Heigh Ho with instrumental group yMusic backing him. Friend Fiona Apple joined in in New York.
Wednesday, February 12 2014
During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.
Thursday, June 28 2012
Day 2 at Governor's Ball NYC presented a maturing festival--in both its lineup and execution. And that was a good thing.
Monday, June 11 2012
Fionna Apple's new album 'The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do' releases June 19th, but NPR has the whole thing streaming this week on First Listen. In addition Apple has just released the video for the album's first single, "Every Single Night".
Tuesday, June 5 2012
Fionna Apple's eagerly awaited new album The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do releases June 19th. Apple played “Anything We Want” at SXSW, but now a stream of the studio version is available as an album preview.