Long-awaited fourth albums from Fischerspooner and MGMT find both groups doubling down on their strengths
Lady Gaga rocks the house, and even picks up an American Music Award, on the D.C. stop of her Joanne World Tour.
St. Vincent's new album seeks self-definition, while Tegan and Sara commemorate the tenth birthday of a defining album
'Tis the season of extremely bad dads being forced to consider the sacrifice of their cubs.
Shania Twain's return to recording after 15 years has given us Now, an album that didn't need to be made
LCD Soundsystem makes a welcome return, while Gogol Bordello seeks to replicate its live-show exuberance to record
The Wizard of Hip feels dated, but the exuberant Thomas W. Jones II and his reliable Lady Doo-Wops put on a good show
Arcade Fire's latest release takes on the culture industry but forgets to have fun doing it
On her debut album, Kanye West's chamber pop protege Kacy Hill finds an approach that works
The exhilarating new Spider-Man swings Peter Parker into a full-throttle growth spurt financed by Tony Stark
New albums from Beth Ditto and Lorde find both artists in search of new voices
"King Lear" may be small in budget, but it's big in vision and has a grimly authentic lead in Rick Foucheux
Strong supporting performances can't compensate for the central failing in STC's Macbeth
Three years after late night fame, Future Islands makes a case for their staying power
Electric Guest emerges from hibernation with a collection of catchy, expertly crafted tunes