- April 16, 2007
- Super Freaks
CocoRosie’s new CD is more than just the freak-folk album of the year. It’s the album that will make you care about freak folk in the first place.
- April 9, 2007
- Elegy for Fort Greene
The late-nineties Brooklyn scene is a fading memory, but Robert Glasper can still summon its powerful spirit.
- February 5, 2007
- In Mod He Trusts
Paul Weller was as punk as Sid Vicious—and more radical. He’s always dressed a lot better, too.
- November 30, 2006
- A Steady Diet of Coke
Like the thugs in The Wire, the latest crop of rappers turns to hard drugs to fuel their gruesome, operatic narratives.
- November 27, 2006
- A Man Much Maligned
Seventies dinosaurs are coming back in droves and winning over even the purists. All except Barry Manilow. That is just plain wrong.
- November 20, 2006
- The Mysterious Diva of Folk Music
Slippery songstress Joanna Newsom talks about the bizarre parallel universe of her new album, Ys.
- October 30, 2006
Arthur puts his faith in the healing power of art. Plus, the dude can sing.
- September 18, 2006
- The Men Who Would Be Prince
Justin Timberlake and OutKast both drape themselves in Prince’s purple robes—but only one ﬁnds a true ﬁt.
- July 24, 2006
- Ever-Changing-Mood Music
The genre-busting cult musician Theo Bleckmann tries his hand at the great American songbook.
- July 17, 2006
- It’s a Hard Rock Life
New DVDs about the Minutemen and Luna show indie rock in all its ragged, poverty-stricken glory.