Before you Xscape, revisit the past conquests of the late King of Pop.
Senior Staff Writer
Articles by Michael Roffman
What will this album mean to you come July? Or even June?
The UK pop star’s first album in five years is confident yet absent.
Businesslike precision but, sadly, only businesslike imagination.
It’s a long way to the top and a miserable tumble to rock bottom.
Coming up on 30 years in the business, the future is a good place to be moored.
Maybe not quite as trying as rolling a boulder up a hill — but it comes close.
Beyoncé’s surprise visual album is an incredible take on modern femininity.
Jamie Stewart’s tribute to Nina Simone offers no reason for more than a novelty listen.
Will the real Britney please stand up?
The reach of Jonathan Meiburg’s covers LP exceeds its grasp.
Or, 21 distinct ways of coping with, embracing, and analyzing the past