Tag: Robyn

  • Pazz & Jop: Fighting a Sense of Stuckness

    Early on Twin Fantasy, the most recent album from the Seattle rock band Car Seat Headrest, singer Will Toledo recalls the time he came out to his friends. He then immediately contradicts himself: “I never came out to my friends.” Later in the same song, the thirteen-minute “Beach Life-in-Death,” he continues: “It’s been a year since we […]

  • Pazz & Jop: So, Are Women Here Yet?

    This year, I spent more time listening to the radio than I have since high school, when the college station was still my primary method of music discovery outside of singles bins. I sensed that the tyranny of streaming services’ endless options was deadening my connection, so, here amid the hissing exurban lawns of Chicago, […]

  • Pazz & Jop: The Top 50 Singles of 2018

    America’s critical establishment has spoken, naming Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” the top single of the year. All told, this year’s Pazz & Jop Music Critics Poll featured nearly 400  voters and over 1,400 songs. Listen to the Top 50 Singles on Spotify, and check out the year’s top albums HERE. [related_posts post_id_1=”712248″ /] [related_posts post_id_1=”697296″ […]

  • Pazz & Jop: The Top 100 Albums of 2018

    For the 45th (or 46th) time since 1971, America’s critical establishment has spoken, with Kacey Musgraves’s Golden Hour narrowly beating out Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer for the number one spot. All told, this year’s Pazz & Jop Music Critics Poll featured nearly 400 voters and over 1,200 albums, with all five top spots taken by female artists for […]