Articles by: Mark Pursell
In the five years since Elly Jackson's debut album under the La Roux, moniker, she's clearly gone through a bit of a transition.
If the lyric from "Oysters" of "working my way back to me again" was a goal and creative impetus for this project, one can say without reservation—imperfect as the record is—that Tori Amos has succeeded. ...
Lykke Li's new album "I Never Learn" manages the contradictory feat of lingering in your mind without sonically overstaying its welcome.
You wouldn't necessarily associate the word “wistful” with the name Sharon Van Etten.
If Volume I of Lars Von Trier's erotic opus was too much, Volume II is a kitchen sink’s worth of misguided excess.
'Nymphomaniac Volume 1,' one-half of a four-hour X-rated opus, finds Lars Von Trier up to his old tricks.
It’s not that she’s never played with blues/soul before, but it’s the mission statement of Joan As Police Woman's fourth album "The Classic," and serves as the record’s unifying vision.
Vibrate does contain some of his very best songs, and for the devoted fan, the deluxe edition is unbeatable. It’s a celebration of the unique, mournful, self-deprecating music of Rufus Wainwright, and, if you’re unfamiliar ...
Clark's new album arrives with the same vigor, verve, and unique style that we’ve come to expect from a St. Vincent record, only here those qualities are turned up and carefully honed, resulting in a ...