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Music Features Archive

October 18, 2010
Princess Crossover

Taylor Swift, pop’s biggest star, is about to release her third album. In December, she’ll be old enough to drink to its inevitable success.

September 13, 2010
And Then There Were Three

Interpol returns after three years, minus one.

September 13, 2010
The Abstract Expressionist

After 60 years of playing tenor sax, Sonny Rollins thinks he just might be getting the hang of it.

August 9, 2010
His Pet Sound

Beach Boy Brian Wilson takes on his musical hero, George Gershwin.

August 9, 2010
Country in the City

Rosanne Cash followed her father to New York—and stuck around.

August 2, 2010

Three citizen critics offer competing takes on noteworthy new albums.

July 19, 2010
Hard Acts to Follow

M.I.A. throws a party on Governors Island.

July 12, 2010
Rhythm and Blues

He writes massive hits for other pop stars. Can The-Dream finally do it for himself?

May 31, 2010
When You’re Not a Girl Anymore

Tracey Thorn makes her songs, and garden, grow.

May 24, 2010
Sister From Another Planet

Singer, dancer, and self-styled arts impresario, Janelle Monae, is both a throwback and explosively original.

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