Reviews

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
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
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 12 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Khalid, Lil Yachty, and How to Dress Well top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
10.19.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 11 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Kurt Vile, Quavo, and Yowler top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
10.12.18
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
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 5 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Lil Wayne and The Pom-Poms top this week's list.
Colin Joyce
Jabbari Weekes
Alex Robert Ross
9.29.18
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
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Prince, BROCKHAMPTON, and Tentenko top this week's list.
Colin Joyce
Kristin Corry
Alex Robert Ross
9.22.18