Reviews

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Aesop Rock and Tobacco's Funny Collab, 'Malibu Ken'

Plus, the Dean of American Rock Critics reviews three albums from Chicago rapper Serengeti and one from MC Frontalot.
Robert Christgau
3.8.19
Reviews

Yung Lean Taps into His Inner Dylan on Lo-Fi ‘Nectar’ Project

It'd be hyperbolic to call him a modern-day Bob Dylan but this recent release: a) involves guitars and beat poetry; and b) is the best and most honest thing he’s made.
Ryan Bassil
2.12.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on The Ex's Protest Music and and Idles' Rage

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews The Ex's '27 Passports,' Idles' 'Joy as an Act of Resistance,' Marie Davidson's 'Working Class Woman,' and Public Service Broadcasting's 'Every Valley.'
Robert Christgau
1.25.19
we saw this

Living Among the Monsters at Lady Gaga's Vegas Residency

On a night when even a power outage couldn't stop her, what impressed us most were the moments Gaga stripped back the neon, sitting alone at the piano.
Dan Gentile
1.23.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Lupe Fiasco, Meek Mill, Lil Wayne, and Vince Staples

The Dean of American Rock Critics dives into a clutch of recent hip-hop releases.
Robert Christgau
12.21.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on L7's Feedback-Drenched, Feminist Aggro

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews L7's 'Fast and Frightening' and Joan Jett's 'Bad Reputation' biodoc soundtrack
Robert Christgau
11.23.18
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
11.16.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Lil Peep and Smino top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
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
We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 24

Everyone has way too much time on their hands.
Colin Joyce
Dessie Jackson
Eric Sundermann
10.31.18
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
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