Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
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In honor of Kenny G's four-night stand at the Blue Note, which kicks off tonight, we thought we'd look back at some of the key moments in the life of smooth jazz's most mysterious, misunderstood, and feared figure. See Also: - Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die - Ten (More) Jazz Albums to Hear ... More >>
VP Records is the Jamaica, Queens-based powerhouse of the international reggae scene. It owns and distributes a score of other labels including its longtime rival, Greensleeves. Founded by Vincent "Randy" Chin (who died in 2003) and his wife, Patriciachildren of Chinese immigrants to Jamaica ... More >>
I first saw Whitney Houston perform when she was a mere teen, though she exuded the professionalism and power of someone three times her age. In a Central Park concert, her mother Cissy Houston--a great singer in her own right--brought Whitney out as a guest star to do a number. It was "Hom ... More >>
Ninja Tune: Matt Black is the dude on the right. Photo by Steve Double.At The Lock Tavern, a North London pub, Matt Black is finishing a beer and taking a respite from the recent frenzy of activity around Ninja Tune, the influential UK label he co-founded 20 years ago with Jonathan More. He's ... More >>
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In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Nelson George, reviewing a show Jackson and his brothers played at Madison Square Garden in 1984. Chocolate Chips at the Ice Capades By Nelson George August 7, 1984 Three years before the Jacksons' current magical mystery tour (the ... More >>
No point in getting famous if you can't publicly antagonize your ex
Slow jam superproducer returns to AC with vintage but divaless set
Record execs hoist soca as the island flavor of the season
No, you shouldn't call Prince's new album a comeback, but musicology will do just fine
EMI cleans house, Elektra merges, Arista folds, what's left?
Arguments against education, reclaimed punk rants, electropop with staying power
Music biz recovery means suing and firing more people
How many queens does it take to fill Radio City Music Hall?
The Worlds Biggest Country Duo Risk Backlash With a Great Rock Album
Fireplace-Sex Music Seems to Hang On
Hillbilly Hunks Cope With Changing Gender Roles
Five Corporations Cope With Content
Latin Alternative Rock Sets Its Sights on New York
Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Mammals on TV Do It
Blue Morning, Blue Day, Little Blue Corvettes
Ultimate Compilation Mania, 1999