Robert Christgau Reviews Charly Bliss' 'Young Enough'

"It's been a while since a new power-pop machine has operated at this pitch of tuneful intensity."


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 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 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 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 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 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 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."


Work Is Hell and the Dark Comedy 'Yuppie Psycho' Revels in It

Come work at Sintracorp! The coffee is awful, the workplace is toxic, and you don't really have much choice.


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 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."


Netflix's ‘Love, Death, and Robots’ Is Everything ‘Black Mirror’ Isn’t

David Fincher's new series favors visual style and ridiculous concepts over Black Mirror's critical societal commentary.