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Music Features Archive

January 19, 2009
You Gotta Give Them Hope

Troubadour of sadness Antony tries to shake off the solipsism.

March 26, 2007
Shut Up and Dance

When the city was mired in rock revivalism, James Murphy busted out his disco ball.

June 9, 2008
Santogold Standard

This phenom’s business model is as eclectic as her music. Co-branding with Target? That would be cool.

December 3, 2007
Influences: Wyclef Jean

"This album means so much to meit’s like Bob Marley’s Exodus or Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On."

June 11, 2007
Has Sweden Run Out of Bands Yet?

Short answer: Nej!

November 20, 2006
Three of a Kind: Geeks With Old Souls

What Nellie McKay, the Decemberists, and My Chemical Romance have in common.

July 14, 2008
The Slow Burn

MGMT was born into buzz. Then they figured out how to earn it.

September 24, 2007
Influences: Nick Lowe

Singer Nick Lowe on his new album 'At My Age.'

November 26, 2007
A Tony Soprano

Measha Brueggergosman ought to be headed to an opera house near you.

February 4, 2008
Elements of Pop

Seven new albums, each scored on how well you can sing to it, dance to it, marvel at it, mope to it, and just plain crank it up.

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