Janelle Monáe: Imagining Her Own Future
Cindi Mayweather is the central character in Janelle Monáe’s last three recordings ... “It’s Code,” as one song title on the new album puts it. Taking on Cindi’s persona, Monáe sings over moody, midtempo synths and congas, “I heard ...
‘Glee’ Recap (Season 2, Episode 16): Everyone Loses (LISTEN)
While I would usually be the first to jump through the TV and slap ... and plus Darren Criss sings this like he got shot out of a cannon (compliment). A “Get It Right”: Original Song Number 2, aka Rachel’s big “I love you” number to Finn.
Cylon Psychodrama and Way Too Much Singing on Battlestar
Possibly the most exciting part of the episode comes right after Baltar's accusations, when the crippled cylon Base Ship and the Demetrius jump back to the fleet ... with whiskery Gaeta singing a really awful folk song. ARGH! Bad ending, bad!
The Minstrel Speaks: An Interview with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson
Anderson has always been one of my favorite artists; there are more than 10 different versions of the song "Aqualung" on my iPod ... Currently Anderson is touring and performing Thick as a Brick 2, aka TAAB 2, the sequel to his eponymously named 1972 ...
BuzzCuts: New Music
The radio- and TRL-friendly singles are here, and their young audience will likely jump all over this release — but it begs ... produced home recordings as ground work. The album's title song is a radio-ready jolt in layering, starting with an acoustic ...