Wednesday, February 20 2013
To attack Lana Del Rey, specifically, as being “fake” because she has a definable and separate stage persona isn’t exactly valid -- many pop stars create exaggerated personas with elaborate aesthetics. It’s part of being a successful public figure. The interesting thing is that Del Rey has chosen to be Lolita.
Monday, December 17 2012
Another year, another round of disappointments. While previous years may have been more obvious in their selections, this year’s list is fairly fortuitous, blending a variety of genres and artists.
Tuesday, December 27 2011
The year's best songs are headlined by an instant synth pop classic, the massive hitmaking of the planet's hottest new diva, the pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness, the return of the poster boys for indie rock, and an instant Americana classic.
Thursday, November 15 2012
Lana Del Rey re-releases her stunning debut with an EP of eight lush tracks branded with her personal style.
Thursday, February 2 2012
The Internet-famous chanteuse releases her highly-anticipated debut album. Does it live up to the hype?
Sunday, December 9 2012
PopMatters spotlights a few additional 2012 albums that didn't quite crack the Best 75 list.
Friday, October 12 2012
Lana Del Rey is re-releasing her double platinum album Born to Die on 12/13 November and she's tagging it a "Paradise" edition as it will include
Wednesday, June 27 2012
Lana Del Rey kicks off this new video with an ode to Marilyn Monroe's "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" sung for JFK. Then, we get a
Tuesday, February 7 2012
It isn't really a song about video games, of course. However, it is interesting for what it implies about games by taking gaming for granted as a normalized cultural practice.
Tuesday, January 31 2012
Were we allowed a glimpse of Lana Del Rey’s imaginary shopping list based on the references within her first album, “Born to Die,” we