Produced by Brandi Carlile, the eponymous 11-song collection offers snapshots of Brandy Clark the person, not Brandy Clark the pen-for-hire.
Threadbare demos on a new reissue of 1998's Overcome by Happiness illuminate Joe Pernice's songwriting paradox: Brill Building pop woven from homespun scruff, sarcastic but always sure-footed.
A longtime hero of the underground rap scene for his worldly, wily lyrics that are erudite and streetwise, billy woods has made his clearest, most engaging album yet with Maps.
After releasing no accompanying videos, last night in Stockholm Beyoncé finally unveiled Renaissance's visual universe.
In Oladokun's new songs, facets of who she is and what she's lived, seen and imagined provide entry points to her homey pop music.
The rapper's third album is a string of prickly songs that spend more time exposing his neuroses than truly analyzing them.
A Jean-Philippe Rameau opera, left unfinished at time of his death and recently completed by a musicologist, gets its premiere 280 years later, with extravagant costumes.
On her best album to date, Feist mines age and experience, love and loss to shape 12 songs about the hard-earned insights of simply existing.
The friendship shared by Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus isn't just the backdrop for their album as boygenius: It's the subject of many of these songs, built into their very structures.
Rather than proclaiming the present sick on their fifth record, the sensitive Tennessean glam-punk wraps themselves up in its language — pop music.
A new collection of recordings finally freed from the vaults offers a chance to hear one of opera's greatest artists sing Wagner, Strauss, Berlioz and more.
The pop star has always been an uneasy match for the demands of touring. In the controlled stillness of a Las Vegas theater, she may have finally found her place.
The experimental pop artist's new album is interested in love not as a destination but as an ongoing process, in all of its bravado, vulnerability and experimentation.
On her new album, Dark with Excessive Bright, the vibrant, young composer coaxes unusual sounds from a symphony orchestra.
For a world hell-bent on erasing the memory of the last three years, Paramore approaches hard times with a refreshing sense of self.