“That subtlety doesn’t just reside in her vocal technique, though. It’s an emotional subtlety that permeates the very essence of any of her recordings.”
by Peter Taylor on March 8, 2020March 7, 2020
In which Pinegrove’s new album softens the New Jersey winter.
by Christien Ayers on March 1, 2020February 29, 2020
Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber enter a new decade.
by Elliott Weil on February 23, 2020February 22, 2020
The personal history of a new fan.
by Andrew White on February 23, 2020February 22, 2020
How a new generation of musicians is confronting the digital landscape.
by David Borts on November 24, 2019
Praise for Islands by Bear’s Den.
by Peter Taylor on November 24, 2019
A review of the most recent Swans album.
by Elliot Weil on November 17, 2019
“I always loved her. I just didn’t always think highly enough of myself to justify this love.”
by Meera Sastry on November 17, 2019
“But both in spite and because of this ubiquity, “Stairway to Heaven” gets a little slept on, relegated to the status of “rock classic” and thought of as a song more to be heard than to be enjoyed.”
by Peter Taylor on October 20, 2019October 19, 2019
“House of Sugar takes us to these places, into the real labyrinths of drug addiction, the landscapes and dreamscapes where the whole thing actually goes down.”
by Pat Macdonald on October 20, 2019October 19, 2019
Reflections on environmental protest songs.
by Kathryn Short on October 13, 2019October 12, 2019
“In my moments of dogged hope, I would play “Moon in the Water,” an acoustic ballad where Goldsmith proclaims that ‘Love is for the fighter / Born to lose but never quit / Swinging for the moon in the water.’”
by Peter Taylor on October 6, 2019October 9, 2019
Bot check: What is the name of the res. college that begins with a B?