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Features

Tuesday, December 27 2011

The 75 Best Songs of 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, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 60 Best Songs of 2010

Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.


Monday, December 13 2010

The 10 Most Disappointing Albums of 2010

Considering the caliber of artistry here, some of them are major disappointments, while others were simply predictable, but failed to deliver on the off-chance hope that it could have been better.


Monday, October 4 2010

We Dance to the Beat: A Brief Chat with Robyn

Taking a break from releasing relentless touring for her three (count 'em!) albums out this year, Robyn talks the about the current American reception to dance music, bringing people to tears, and the difficulties of getting into a bumblebee costume ...


Reviews

Tuesday, June 10 2014

Röyksopp and Robyn: Do It Again

On Röyksopp and Robyn's latest collaboration, the idea and the execution somehow didn’t quite find common ground.


Tuesday, July 10 2012

Robyn: 21 June 2012 - Austin

With Robyn, one never has the sense that making music is her job, as her passion for her craft emanates in everything she does.


Monday, November 22 2010

Robyn: Body Talk

The full-length summation of Robyn's extraordinary Body Talk trilogy actually sounds less than the sum of its parts, due to a clunky track listing. Yet those highlights still remain as extraordinary as ever ...


Monday, September 6 2010

Robyn: Body Talk Pt. 2

"Motherfuckers parlez on the M-I-C." That's nice, dear. Another biscuit?


Monday, June 14 2010

Robyn: Body Talk, Pt. 1

The Swedish teen-pop-star-turned-hipster-darling kicks off a planned trilogy of albums on a mostly encouraging and occasionally even brilliant note.


Robyn: Robyn [23.Apr.08]

Blogs

Friday, June 10 2011

Robyn Writhes in an Empty Gym While Pleading to "Call Your Girlfriend"

The video for Robyn's truly magnificent track (possibly the best from Body Talk, vol.3) is a simple one-take video where we see the electro pop


Tuesday, April 26 2011

Swedish Television Profiles Their Hit Girl, Robyn

A subtitled version of the new Sveriges Television documentary on Swedish popster Robyn has hit YouTube. The entire one-hour program is available in four parts


Monday, June 28 2010

Robyn Wants Some Help With Updating Her Video

Swedish avant-pop star Robyn has released an interesting video concept for "Don't F*cking Tell Me What to Do", the latest tune off of her


Friday, May 28 2010

Robyn Premieres Her New Video for "Dancing on My Own"

Swedish pop-rebel Robyn is releasing three(!) albums in 2010, and the single "Dancing on My Own" comes from the first of those, Body Talk PT. 1. The


Monday, April 19 2010

Robyn – "Fembot" (Live on Skavlan) (video)

Swedish pop it-girl singer Robyn has a new record dropping this June suggestively titled Bodytalk PT 1 and she just filmed a live version of "Fembot"


News

Thursday, February 3 2011

A Swedish star, so dim in our celebrity skies, yet so deserving

PHILADELPHIA — Robyn is the kind of pop singer whose talents are so obvious to her devotees that her failure to command a huge following in


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