Jessie J fails to reach the glory of high-flying single "Bang Bang" on third album Sweet Talker.
The UK pop star barely avoids a sophomore slump with this retro, hook-heavy set.
Who You Are attempts to convincingly combine pure pop and R&B, but ends up as a largely jumbled, bitchy brew of pop tunes hollered with a loutish scowl.
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto: The Revenant
Brown Lives Don’t Matter in the Dark and Cruel World of 'Visaranai'
A No-Nonsense Agenda for the Left
Sierra Hull: Weighted Mind
Shovels and Rope: Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1
'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 3 - "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster"
"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".