Nikki Lane Is A Country Star For Divided Times

Notes on ‘Highway Queen,’ the Nashville retro-modernist’s third album

The ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Soundtrack Is An Escapist Pop Thrill

It might actually be sexier than the movie

Album Review: MUNA Imagine A World Ruled By Empathy

On their debut, the L.A. synth-pop trio create a space of warmth and safety

The New Edition Story Is A Must-Watch Nostalgia Trip

The story of the R&B group’s rise and fall is music-on-TV comfort food

The Human League’s Radical Future

The ’80s synthpop band sounds more revolutionary than ever in 2017

George Michael Liked To Make Us Watch

A look at the pop icon's videos, from 'Faith' to 'Father Figure'

Review: Neil Young, ‘Peace Trail’

The singer's 37th album is a warm, forward-looking acoustic affair

Britney Now, Britney Forever

If she could make it through 2007, we can make it through 2017

Review: Kacey Musgraves's Blue Christmas

‘A Very Kacey Christmas’ is at its best when she’s singing about holiday loneliness

Martin Garrix Is The Happiest Superstar DJ In EDM

How the Bieber-backed phenom went from teen dreamer to international headliner

Leonard Cohen Afterworld

The late singer-songwriter spent his life writing about the darkness we’re left in

Review: ‘Big Baby D.R.A.M.’ Is Like Hugging a Puppy

Molly Lambert on the Virginia musician’s euphoric debut

Gucci Mane’s Woptober Is A Sober Thrill Ride

Molly Lambert on the Atlanta kingpin's chilly, grown-up new album

Vintage Korn: Life Is Peachy At 20

Are we ready to relive nu-metal's heyday? Molly Lambert finds out.

Joyce Manor And California’s Pop-Punk Legacy

Molly Lambert on how pop punk never really dies in California

The Ghosts In Bon Iver’s Machine

Molly Lambert wrestles with 22, A Million

And Let Us Now Praise Twenty One Pilots

Critic Molly Lambert comes around on the powerful Columbus duo

Jason Aldean Is A Solid Dude

Molly Lambert reviews the country superstar's new album, 'They Don't Know.'

Drake, Future, My Mom, And Me

Molly Lambert reviews the Summer Sixteen tour

The Pure Pop Perfection Of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Emotion: Side B

Molly Lambert on the exaltation of femininity and youth in Jepsen's Emotion leftovers

Black Sabbath Summer

Molly Lambert listens to the dark wizards of '70s rock in 2016.

PartyNextDoor Welcomes Us to His Haunted Sex Party on P 3

Drake's R&B consigliere moans sadly and sensually on his latest album.

Stranger Things And How Tangerine Dream Soundtracked The ’80s

Molly Lambert on the German synthwave band's TV moment.

Jesus Piece: Hillsong United’s Of Dirt And Grace

Molly Lambert on the latest album from the celebrity megachurch