The CoS office is based in Chicago, so we were surrounded by some serious sports fervor this week. The Cubs won a playoff game, the Blackhawks raised a championship banner, and the Bulls started their preseason — and some of …
Articles by Michael Madden
More than a comeback, the Compton rapper’s sequel to his debut is a reinvention.
Sometimes there are songs that are so good that it doesn’t matter who performs them. Other times, there are performers so captivating that it doesn’t matter what they’re delivering. But, as we saw when Beyoncé and Eddie Vedder covered “Redemption …
The New Jersey sing-rapper’s debut offers countless hooks but few revelations.
The group’s first album in seven years never feels far from their cigarette-ashy, beer-splashed beginnings.
Kick off the weekend with ten exciting new tunes.
The White Stripes vs. The Raconteurs vs. The Dead Weather vs. Jack White
Two of the biggest current pop figures use each other’s strengths to bring out their own.
Can anyone dethrone the latest from new wave legends?
A dense, complex work from a guy who used to rely on corny hooks.
Collaborations highlight the week’s best new tracks.
The best of His Purpleness’ third album in under a year may restore your faith in him.