The Pet Shop Boys' latest offering has moments of brilliance, but it never quite congeals
David Byrne's American Utopia concert, now on Broadway, birthed a magnificent cast album that's nothing short of thrilling
Tegan and Sara tell their origin story on their own terms in "Hey, I'm Just Like You."
Two albums off a hiatus, Sleater-Kinney turns their sound upside-down with help from St. Vincent
Dropping the folk from folk-pop yields mixed results on the newest album from Of Monsters and Men
Banks tries to find a more streaming-friendly sound, but suffers for it
Ed Sheeran curates a list of chart-toppers with his new E.P.
With Madame X, the Queen of Pop delivers her most bizarre, challenging work yet
A relative newcomer -- also an immigrant -- brings a fresh take to American's folk tradition
Four years in the making, Carly Rae Jepsen's latest album sticks to her gold standard of catchy, relatable songwriting
Pink plays to her strengths on "Hurts 2B Human," but ends up treading some all-too-familiar ground.
Maclean's debut album is a superb collection of sad, gay tunes done right
Her latest album shows she is ready to be taken seriously on her own talents as a songwriter
Deerhunter returns to put the past in a grave, while Sharon Van Etten meditates on everyday realities
In a year defined by artistic transformations, we round up 2018's best music