Even four decades later, the druggy Rain Parade still sound out of time – like an immunocompromised violation of the New Wave space/music continuum.
Over 22 years of performances, Philip Seymour Hoffman rarely disappointed. Even when he stepped outside his comfort zone to make commercial fodder, he remained riveting.
One has to go along with the flow of existence, no matter what suffering it brings. These country music artists give form to sadness and beauty to despair.
Maroon 5’s sophomore album, It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, pivoted away from their pop-punk beginnings and set them up for a decade of pop culture omnipresence.
Director John Patton Ford discusses his debut feature Emily the Criminal, a critique of American society borne within the death of the American Dream.
Is there such a thing as middle-aged rock? If so, it would sound like Wilco’s Sky Blue Sky with its measured simplicity and reflective intensity.
On Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, renowned rapper Kendrick Lamar observes the strife plaguing his kingdom and consciously abdicates the throne.
Thomas Dolby’s 40-year-old debut The Golden Age of Wireless is a definitive synthpop album that raises many questions but only answers a few of them.
Balancing its serious side with silliness and sincerity, queer-positive Everything Everywhere All At Once speaks to a communal determination to press forward, even when it seems the whole world is pressing back.
Thirty-five years ago, Red Hot Rhythm & Blues saw Diana Ross ambitiously and affectionately placing herself within the history of Black music.