It’s really all good.
Articles by Michael Madden
Between the return of Damien Rice and a brand-new song from Grouper, this week saw fall get off to a melancholy start, even by the standards of a season whose main thing is that everything dies all the time. But …
A blend of psychedelia and the return of Richard D. James.
The journeyman singer and multi-instrumentalist has arrived.
Summer must end, but good tunes abound.
You can usually rely on this countdown for an ample portion of ear candy — music that’s both artfully rendered and suitable for a number of your nearest radio stations. But besides the Charli XCX track (or, then again, maybe …
The pop-rapper sticks to his guns, but they’re beginning to jam up.
Songs to get you through one particularly bad week.
The Plug, Vol. 2: The Underachievers’ New LP Reviewed, Common’s Uncommon Influence, and MF DOOM’s Best Collaborations
Consequence of Sound’s monthly hip-hop zine continues in style.
“Anaconda”, Nicki Minaj’s new booty-rap single, is everywhere, and between the Sir Mix-a-Lot interpolations, the single’s cover, and the anticipation for the upcoming video, it’s a thoroughly viral phenomenon. It’s not exactly a grower in the sense that there’s a …
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, Gaslight Anthem, and Iceage all earned spots. But who’s No. 1?
Ahead of Eminem’s Lollapalooza performance, Michael Madden revisits Curtis Hanson’s 2002 film looking for answers.