Robert Christgau

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on SOPHIE's Sweet Clarity

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews SOPHIE's 'Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides,' Beats Antique's 'Shadowbox,' DJ Koze's 'Knock Knock,' and Allen Ravenstine's 'Waiting for the Bomb.'
Robert Christgau
7.23.18
Essays

Our Man, the Sophisticate: Robert Christgau Remembers Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen—poet, novelist, and musician—represented something, regardless of age, we all wanted to become.
Robert Christgau
11.15.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

A Taste of the Highlife: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean tackles releases from Ghanaian artist Pat Thomas and compilations out of East Africa.
Robert Christgau
10.31.16
The Music Issue

Prolific Music Critic Robert Christgau Knows What He Likes (and Hates)

"One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I'm open and still excitable. I'm not a bored person, and I'm not tired of life."
Jenny Eliscu
10.26.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

It's Britney, Bitch: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean tackles Britney Spears, Tegan & Sara, Bibi Bourelly, and Empress Of.
Robert Christgau
9.5.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Women Rule the World: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean takes on recent releases by White Lung, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, The Kills, and more.
Robert Christgau
6.13.16
In Memoriam

'1999' to Infinity: Robert Christgau Remembers Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson was the most gifted artist of the rock era.
Robert Christgau
4.26.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Grimes Embodies Hyperfeminist Individualism for a Post-Rock Mindset

The Dean explores the latest releases from Grimes and SOPHIE.
Robert Christgau
12.25.15
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Middle Eastern Rap to Jewish Southern Folk: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

A variety of records, including Algiers and Sleaford Mods.
Robert Christgau
11.13.15
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau: Hopping Along into a Girlpool

Read our weekly installment from the Dean of American Rock Critics.
Robert Christgau
8.21.15