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Music Review Archive

October 27, 2008
Heart of a Stoner

Devin the Dude strikes a blow for laid-back rap.

October 20, 2008
Still Special

The Pretenders rock like it’s 1984.

September 29, 2008
New York’s Finest

Falling in love with TV on the Radio.

September 15, 2008
Yelping Like a Grown-up

The Walkmen may no longer be the toast of Williamsburg, but that suits them just fine.

May 5, 2008
One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor

Paul Simon’s tribute at BAM was a triumph. So why’d he look so glum?

April 7, 2008
Just Add Rock

R.E.M. turns to loud, bristling guitars as the answer to a decade of creative inertia.

March 10, 2008
Way Off the Deep End

Erykah Badu has always been one of the weirder pop stars, but this time she really goes for it.

February 18, 2008
Faster. Harder. Loonier.

There’s no point in trying to understand the Mars Volta. Just let them happen to you.

January 25, 2008

A review of MGMT's new album, "Oracular Spectacular."

February 4, 2008
Cheer Up, Cat Power People

The gloomy songstress is out of step with the times, but not with her devoted fans.

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