From 'The Village Voice,' September, 1993: 'Bette Milder Sings . . . Everything"
"Our Great National Parks," Sophie Todd (series producer), Barack Obama (executive producer, narrator)
Francophone bias, loving the ‘90s without loving grunge, quoting a misogynist without endorsing a misogynist, B sides, don’t stop can’t stop won’t stop…
Songs from New York, Pretoria, Berlin, and São Paulo, as delivered by performers ranging in age from 20 to 95. Plus: guitar rock from Nashville and…
From "The Village Voice," October 11, 2016: "Putting In Work for HRC"
Selo i Ludy: Live And Unconquered
Standing by some old judgments; grade-grubbing Nas, Al Green, and A Tribe Called Quest; appreciating Billy Joel's attention to prose; and an encomium to…
Songlets from Africa, songs from Brooklyn, thoughts on fame and sudden wealth from a Pulitzer winner, and unique music to match unique rhymes.
From the ARTicles blog of the National Arts Journalism Program, a Sept. 20, 2010 review of Rob Sheffield's "Talking to Girls About Duran Duran."
C.A. Davids, "How to Be a Revolutionary" (2021, 296 pp.)
Spreading out from NYC, Pulitzer to pop: drop dead, reviews not on the road to ruin, impressed by David Crosby (sorta), abundance and multiplicity vs…
Sexual autonomy & mortality in a country style, almost abstract polygrooves in a South African style, and indie-femme pop sopranos. Plus: soul heroines…