Why are female artists always pitted against each other? And how does that intense rivalry affect them (and us)? Join me and Brittany Spanos, Online Producer at Rolling Stone, for a chat about Ultraviolence, Lorde, and the way that our culture deals with innovative women in music.
August is shaping up rather awesomely, with FKA twigs wowing everyone in her debut, LP1, and Sinead O'Connor having a bit of a pop revival after the release of "I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss." Check out my thoughts on these and other August releases in this top ten! Full list and release details below! … Continue reading August’s Most Anticipated Pressings
This week on The Record Review it's Beck's long-awaited 12th album, Morning Phase. I for one loved it, and it's definitely made it into my top albums of 2014. Beck takes a break from his trademark experimental style for a pared-down journey of recovery, that will feed your lovely little souls. Watch the review for more … Continue reading Review: Morning Phase – Beck
This week on The Record Review I take a look at the latest release from Dum Dum Girls, Too True. It's a real departure from their previous two albums, as Dee Dee channels the best of 1980s lo-fi into a stylish LP. Heavily influenced by the Manchester sound, mispronouncing French poets' names (or maybe just making me mispronounce them...), … Continue reading Review: Too True – Dum Dum Girls