- March 14, 2005
- The Half-Buck Stops Here
50 Cent hawks himself into a corner on The Massacre.
- February 28, 2005
- International Woman of Mystery
Footloose chanteuse Keren Ann finds a new muse in Manhattan.
- February 21, 2005
- The Glibness Unto Death
Clever pop songsmiths have miniaturized themselves into a state of arrested development.
- February 7, 2005
- Nature Boy
Downtown scenester and cabaret singer Antony embraces the spirit of the Earth.
- January 10, 2005
- The Modern Lovers
Cologne’s Kompakt label has gained much unlikely U.S. renown by making techno sort of sweet.
- December 20, 2004
- Under a Blood-Red Customized iPod Case
U2 rebrands itself for the digital music age.
- December 13, 2004
- Art-Shaped Box
The new Nirvana retrospective is an exhaustive portrait of an artist at war with his own sense of beauty.
- November 29, 2004
- The Real Slim Shady Sits Down—and Grows Up
Eminem ushers in the age of the rap apology.
- November 22, 2004
- Pump Down the Volume
The sonic assault of rock music has reached a point of diminishing returns.
- November 15, 2004
- Living Things; Kimi Ga Suki
Matthew Sweet is one of those artists who labor under a burden of their own making: a great album.