Skins fails to bring anything genuinely new to the table.
Our cultural concerns in 2018 over boundaries, borders, and bottom lines have trickled down into the best songs of the year.
The album comes close, in both timbre and tone, to reflecting the unvarnished Tweedy that shows up at his solo shows.
Caution finds Mariah Carey fully and unapologetically embracing her contradictions.
As revived as the classic Pumpkins sound is on Shiny and Oh So Bright, the album can’t quite shake the sense of superfluity.
Oldham chats about his methodology, “objective truth” in songwriting, and politics in music.
Following tour dates in Europe and the West Coast, the singer-songwriter is bringing his Tough Love Tour to the East Coast.
Elastic Days feels so natural to the artist that it may be easy to take for granted.
Grande’s new single is a celebration of serial monogamy that finds the singer recounting the various men of her past.
Carly Rae Jepsen drops her new single “Party for One,” her first since “Cut to the Feeling.”
Robyn’s Honey feels raw and incomplete, like a work in progress—and maybe that’s the point.
“The Distance,” which was co-produced by Skrillex and features Ty Dolla $ign, emerges as the album’s most radio-friendly offering so far.
Ono’s gift for making change seem possible remains undimmed on Warzone.
With its mix of rock and balladry, Look Now strikes a fine balance between the lively and the pensive.
Pop icon and political activist Barbra Streisand takes aim at President Donald Trump in the lyric video for “Don’t Lie to Me.”
Unlike the film, there’s not nearly enough substance here to justify all the bombast.
Us‘s charm lies in its articulation of the giddy uncertainty that comes from fully trusting someone.
Vile is quick to conjure up a bevy of interesting images or ideas but struggles to find a compelling way to contain them.
Carey’s quasi-optimistic new single is barely worthy of album-track status.
While Cat Power’s vulnerability here lends itself to melancholy, it’s also triumphant and resolute.