Wednesday, June 16 2010
Take Whitney Houston's "Saving All My Love For You", a steamy tale of a mistress longing for romantic bliss with a married man, and imagine how it might play out with a multi-perspective delivery.
Friday, May 1 2009
That's a Big Bow for so Lil' Wow.
Thursday, February 12 2009
Legendary Bay Area rapper's eleventh album is 50% great and 50% an ill-fated attempt at pop. Sigh.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
Oft-maligned hitmaker's third album doesn't do much to convince the haters that he's not the hack that they think.
Monday, November 24 2008
T-Pain employs his vocoder sonics and everyman attitude on this carnival-themed release.
Thursday, September 25 2008
Even if the title is misleading, Not 4 Sale has something for everyone.
Thursday, May 1 2008
The second act of Mariah's comeback doesn't wisely expand her sound: it instead succumbs to the blueprint so carefully laid out by its predecessor, a pointless remake that exists only because it has to.
Wednesday, January 23 2008
PopMatters' annual tradition of offering up its Slipped Discs picks continues with the biggest installment to date. These are the albums our writers just loved, but missed our enormous top 60 albums list late last year.
Monday, November 5 2007
There’s nothing but guilt surrounding Britney -- guilt for secretly enjoying “Gimme More”, guilt for tuning in to see what sort of trouble she’s gotten herself into today, guilt for not having the balls to use the word “misogyny“.
Monday, October 29 2007
Britney is reduced to a disembodied voice hung robotically over the top of these tracks, purring disinterestedly into a microphone until someone tells her to stop.