An album of fresh sounds that fuse the swagger of ’80s pop and R&B with a sense of grand romanticism.
Articles by Kayleigh Hughes
Nonexistent bass lines and poor production and mixing choices detract from an emotionally intense record.
A collection of 14 elegant, compact musical vignettes that explore the pain and folly and intoxication of building and losing connections.
“Phair’s voice was exactly what I needed as I grew from being a teenager to a young adult woman.”
Synth-pop outfit abandons much of the attitude and strangeness that made their past music feel unique and urgent.
The Colombian-American singer proves to be a one-of-a-kind powerhouse with all sorts of range.
Each song is thoughtful, well-formed, and a delightful experience on its own.
Just a few of the many faces of the guitar prodigy before his new solo album drops.
With a new LP out, we sort through the band’s catalog of old-timey musicality, Dickensian vocabulary, and highfalutin storytelling.
An occasionally thrilling record that’s more often either overdone or underworked.
Dan Bejar continues to muse on magnificent glories and tragic shortcomings.
An ambitious project that, at its best, brings intimacy to the colossal weight of the universe.