Jessica Hopper

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  • 2 years ago | Advice

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, and worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Ro...

  • 5 years ago | Essays

    Emily Lacy is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter who does her music the way we expect artists to do their art—Lacy doesn't operate like a musician, she operates like someone arcing toward a career. She spent years playing houses and basem...

  • 9 years ago | Essays

    Harpist returns with fairytales of breaking free—and her own orchestra.

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    Various Artists Rio Baile Funk—More Favela Booty Beats Essay Recordings The bump of Rio Baile Funk—More Favela Booty Beats will sound familiar to anyone who has pounced around the house to the M.I.A. record. A compilation documenting t...

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    Kelis Kelis Was Here La Face/Sony BMG "You don't have to love me/You don't even have to like me/But you will respect me" is the dictum Kelis issues on "Bossy," the single off Kelis Was Here, her much-delayed fourth album. With its pongy beat and f...

  • 9 years ago | Essays

    TV on the Radio return to deliver the punk gospel.


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