Amplification and voice technologies are bringing a broader palate of sounds to the singer. It’s not all beautiful, but it's very human.
01 May 2017
The track is a portrait of a body crumpled and floored, knocked off its feet by the intensity of its longing for someone.
24 Feb 2016
This reserved and youthful-looking dean of Japanese music has become one of today’s most imaginative and compelling composers of traditional works.
22 May 2015
Yoko Ono and the reformed Plastic Ono Band have the ability to take you on a trip you've probably never taken before. Handbasket not included.
06 Nov 2013
Though she turned 80 this year, Yoko Ono shows no signs of slowing down. As her conversation with PopMatters reveals, her career continues to explore new territory -- and defy all expectations.
13 Oct 2013
This is a powerfully intimate portrait of a private man who led a very public life.
20 May 2012
Bon Iver sings about robot dogs. Nick Cave does a wicked Tom Waits impression. Erykah Badu covers Roberta Flack... in space. Even with its flaws, it's hard to think of a more memorable disc released this year than Heady Fwends.
03 May 2012
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