Journalist Lisa Robinson deconstructed the idea of the girl who could hang with the guys (and laugh off their casual misogyny) long before Gillian Flynn immortalized the Cool Girl in Gone Girl.
Fangirls is a funny and poignant survey of an essential coming-of-age experience.
Song Machine rejuvenates the band’s core identity; it is the best music Gorillaz has made in a decade.
“It was a little frustrating at first, but we’re figuring out how to give music to the people that need it right now.”
Existential Reckoning confronts today’s lethal inanity in blistering fashion, via songs that posit dire consequences for a country that wants to be entertained more than wants to be informed.
For Fleet Foxes, Shore is impressively consistent. Each track presents a meticulously detailed soundscapes deepened by Robin Pecknold’s varied meditative perspectives.
It should be no surprise that Sawyer seeks and finds new sounds on Less Than More Than. The EP is a deep dive into synth-driven pop that expands on the band’s philosophy.
With the beguiling Remain in Love, Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz puts a refreshing spin on a familiar genre.
The record celebrates everything that has made Blue Öyster Cult such an enduring presence — yet it sounds totally in the moment.
In this satisfying memoir, Go-Go’s bassist and quintessential rock chick Kathy Valentine shares her experiences as a member of the most successful all-girl rock band of all time.