Ten perspectives, of varying lengths and subjects, on the best music the recent past had to offer.
Artists from the all-female collaborative concert series go in on their new bandmates.
Miguel’s libidinous album is a musical portrayal of intimacy that expertly parallels the stylistic shifts and complexities of sexuality itself.
At a recent arena show, Nicki Minaj performed with flawless sweat, exorcised her sensitive side and offered her audience something precious: hope.
Melkbelly's song reminds our writer of "childhood's summer ether," inspiring her to be strange, to get out the face glitter and hunt for salamanders.
The microscopic patchwork of playing on Viet Cong's debut album allows stagnancy to blossom into excitement. It's also quite fun.
Although it was recorded in five days, Blur’s first album in 12 years is remarkably well conceived. But the songs seem to wince at delving deep.
Speedy Ortiz's frontperson finds that consistency isn't foolish when it's the hobgoblin of minds as big as Naomi Punk's.
Speedy Ortiz's singer-guitarist hates summer but she loves this song. Let her count the ways.