Robert Christgau

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Robert Christgau on Lizzo's Casual Confidence

The Dean of American Rock Critics takes on Lizzo's 'Cuz I Love You' and Kevin Abstract's 'Arizona Baby.'
Robert Christgau
6.14.19
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Robert Christgau on Vampire Weekend's Puzzlers and Big Thief's Minor Miracles

The Dean of American Rock Critics also digs into collections by the Yawpers, Martin Frawley, and Fred Thomas.
Robert Christgau
6.7.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Dub Master Lee 'Scratch' Perry

The Dean of American rock critics takes on a new album from the reggae lifer, as well as releases by Tanya Tagaq and Sneaks.
Robert Christgau
5.31.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba's 'Miri'

The master picker and tinkerer of Mali's ngoni lute can rock out with any desert Hendrix. But on 'Miri' he abandons the amplifiers and record his most purely listenable album.
Robert Christgau
5.24.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Quelle Chris' Crisis Raps

The Dean of American Rock Critics also offers his take on a pair of records by alt-rap mainstays Epic Beard Men.
Robert Christgau
5.17.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Music From Priests and the Coathangers

The Dean of American Rock Critics also takes on Camp Cope's 'How to Socialise and Make Friends' and Ex Hex's 'It's Real.'
Robert Christgau
5.10.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews 'Springsteen on Broadway'

"Its aim is to simultaneously depict and demythologize the Jersey shore and poke major holes in an authenticity it reconceives at a truer level of complexity."
Robert Christgau
5.3.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Billie Eilish's Teen Goth Angst

"Seldom catchy in any conventional sense, every one of these 14 tracks entices the ear anyway, from "Bad Guy"'s "duh"s to "Xanny"'s blown speaker cone."
Robert Christgau
4.26.19
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Robert Christgau on Khalid's Textured Anxiety

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Khalid's 'Free Spirit' and 'Suncity,' as well as recent albums from 6LACK, Kyle, and Fat Tony.
Robert Christgau
4.19.19
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Robert Christgau Reviews Salif Keita's 'Un Autre Blanc'

The Dean of American Rock Critics also takes on albums from Hama Sankare, Gato Preto, and Bombino.
Robert Christgau
4.12.19
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Robert Christgau on Stella Donnelly's Musical Encyclopedia of Assholes

The Dean of American rock critics also reviews albums from Sharon Van Etten and Jenny Lewis.
Robert Christgau
4.5.19
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Robert Christgau on Pedro The Lion's Return

"But on his first Pedro the Lion record since 2004, recollections of his Arizona boyhood are marked by a forgiveness that testifies to his spiritual development."
Robert Christgau
3.29.19
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