Can Someone Tell Moby He Can Stop Waiting Now?

by Bradley Stern

Today is the official release of Moby‘s ninth studio album, Wait For Me. You can pick up a 12″ or a physical CD at Moby’s store. I don’t know if I’ll get around to ‘properly’ reviewing it, so just in case: It is good–I’ve just not managed to listen the whole way through without falling… Read the full article

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La Roux: La Roux (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Emerging pop duo La Roux have been making waves in the UK for little over a year now, propelled by a torrent of grandiose predictions for pop music in 2009 and an imaginary feud pitting the duo against Ms. Victoria Little Boots Hesketh; an invisible tangle concocted entirely by the media. Prior to their debut,… Read the full article

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Electrik Red: How To Be A Lady Volume 1 (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Well, this review ought to divide my readers. Electrik Red are like the bitter castoffs booted from a pre-fame Destiny’s Child (one of them is named Binkie!) that decided to team up, have a massive orgy with The-Dream, and then cook up the most ghettolicious, glorious heap of scrap tracks from Ciara‘s latest album and… Read the full article

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Little Boots: Hands (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Anticipation can be a terrible thing. After the BBC, various ‘zines, and blogs proclaimed rising space-pop starlet Little Boots as The One To Watch for 2009 way back in December (guilty as charged!), the hype cloud hovering over poor Boots was muddying up her debut with impossible expectations long before its release. First was the… Read the full article

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Miike Snow: Miike Snow (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Miike Snow is the collaborative project formed by Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, and American producer Andrew Wyatt–the former two perhaps better known as Swedish production team, Bloodshy & Avant. Having sculpted some of the most career defining tracks for Queen B (“Toxic”, “Unusual You”, “Piece Of Me”) as well as countless tracks for more MuuMuse… Read the full article

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Ciara: Fantasy Ride (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Everyone loves an underdog. Everyone loves a superstar. But almost no one’s got love for an underdog superstar. That’s about how I’d describe Ciara, the 23-year-old R&B sensation responsible for eight top ten singles and roughly ten million albums sold in just five years. Still, despite an impressive chart record and a lasting presence in… Read the full article

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Peaches: I Feel Cream (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

Peaches, Peaches, Peaches…check out your Chrissy behind now. On her fifth studio album, I Feel Cream, the Queen of Electrocrap has decided to let her hair down (wayyy down if you’ve seen the video for “Talk To Me”) and invited some super cool collaborators into the creamery. Among them? A slew of the most exciting… Read the full article

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Young Love: One Of Us

by Bradley Stern

Well, today marks the release of Young Love‘s sophomore album, One Of Us. Begin listening…now. The album sounds sort of like if Fall Out Boy or Panic At The Disco were given a few more synthesizers and guitars and deprived of their angsty-yet-clever mall punk lyricism. Which…sort of makes sense, as the band’s lead Dan… Read the full article

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Kaskade: A Grand Ol’ Time

by Bradley Stern

I’ve been doing a lot of commuting these days–driving, mainly. And somewhere in between Twittering with Tila Tequila, eating cheese sandwiches, and keeping my feet positioned at 10 and 2 on the steering wheel, I find that sometimes I simply do not have the time to negotiate a playlist swap mid-travel. It’s like, helloooo…I’m inconvenienced… Read the full article

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RuPaul: Champion (Album Review)

by Bradley Stern

For weeks, I’d heard rumblings that RuPaul was preparing the release of a new album called Champion, set for release after the finale of her Logo show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Admittedly, aside from the obvious work (“Supermodel”) , I’d never really given the girl much thought–much less did I think she could entertain for an… Read the full article

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