If there's such a thing as a music nerd equivalent to total nuclear apocalypse, then Saul Austerlitz's recent New York Times Magazine piece on the detriments of "poptimism" was a DEFCON 2 alert. (That's the one just below "hope you've seen Mad Max a few times.")To condense a confused, under-sou ... More >>
Here's Kalefa Sanneh's excellent piece about Mike Jones and the rest of the Houston hip-hop scene.
A modest proposal for a New York Times critic who should let pop eat itself