The Long Shadow of Kate Bush

January 26th, 2011
Though not quite as elusive as Sade, the god Kate Bush is something like a unicorn in the music world. Breaks between her albums have felt like eons for megafans — four ...

Rap, R&B and Rave Juice

A return to glitter and glowsticks for Kelis, Kid Sister, Diddy and more
January 19th, 2011
Kelis, as ever, was the harbinger. Trends pioneered by the deliciously attitudinal singer six years ago are still being jacked by pop starlets today, so when she ditched her ...

Ariel Pink Revisited

November 10th, 2010
Today I begin a project I’ve been meaning to for a while: relistening to albums I reviewed years ago, and reevaluating my opinions. It’ll be an occasional thing, ...