Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Some Inventive, Alternative Hip-Hop

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Homeboy Sandman & Edan's 'Humble Pi' and Open Mike Eagle's 'What Happens When I Try to Relax.'
Robert Christgau
5 days ago
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Pistol Annies' Sharp 'Interstate Gospel'

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the country supergroup's new LP, plus recent records from Becky Warren and Mandy Barnett.
Robert Christgau
11.9.18
Essays

Why It's Still Good to Me: Robert Christgau Reflects on a Half Century of Rock Criticism

The critic's new book 'Is It Still Good to Ya?' is out now.
Robert Christgau
11.6.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Rich Krueger's Ambition and Paul Simon's Farewell

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Krueger's 'NOWThen' and Simon's 'In the Blue Light.'
Robert Christgau
11.2.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on a Tribute to Blue Lu Barker (and Blue Lu Herself)

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews ​Maria Muldaur's 'Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker' and Barker's own 'Remastered Collection.'
Robert Christgau
10.26.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Riton and Kah-Lo's Unrap

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Riton & Kah-Lo's 'Foreign Ororo,' the 'I'm Not Here to Hunt Rabbits' compilation, 'Next Stop Soweto Vol. 4,' and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's 'Black Times.'
Robert Christgau
10.19.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Ed Hamell's Brutal, Bastard-Bashing Fantasies

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Hamell on Trial's 'The Night Guy at the Apocalypse: Profiles of a Rushing Midnight,' Lyrics Born's 'Quite a Life,' Mudhoney's 'Digital Garbage,' and Will Hoge's 'My American Dream.'
Robert Christgau
10.12.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Noname's Poetic Breakthrough

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Noname's 'Room 25,' The Internet's 'Hive Mind,' Blood Orange's 'Negro Swan,' and Medhane's 'Ba Suba, Ak Jamm.'
Robert Christgau
9.28.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Eminem

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' and 'Kamikaze.'
Robert Christgau
9.21.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Some Raggedy-Ass Rock and Some Tropical Fuck Storm

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews The Mekons 77's 'It Is Twice Blessed' and Tropical Fuck Storm's 'A Laughing Death in Meatspace.'
Robert Christgau
9.14.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on John Kruth's Broad Compass

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Kruth and La Società del Musici's 'Forever Ago' and Clay Harper's 'Black Beauty.'
Robert Christgau
9.7.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Hinds' Good-Hearted Chops

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Spanish indie quartet's 'I Don't Run,' Bali Baby's 'Baylor Swift,' Kali Uchis's 'Isolation,' and Primo!'s 'Amici.'
Robert Christgau
8.31.18