On the first rock critic Secretary of State
Robert Christgau
Some thoughts on family, work, dancing, and the permanent-collection CDs that come out at mealtime. Also: country songs about systematic oppression & s…
Robert Christgau
Voices of compassion and complexity from Philly, Brooklyn and Nashville. Plus a proudly biracial genius who invented his own jazz language and Thelonio…
Robert Christgau
Luc Sante's "Maybe the People Would Be the Times" 
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Streamed lectures and streamed music, the jazz apple and the rock orange, the enduring skippability of "Oar," the Lion King vs. the Black Panther, and …
Robert Christgau
Citizens — of the South, of Africa, of Jamaica, of California, of Strong Island — telling the world how much their lives matter
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Some thoughts on Jimi Hendrix, the national anthem, and the F-bomb
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Ballots for the third "Rolling Stone" inventory of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
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Isabel Miller: "Patience & Sarah" (1969, 184 pp.)
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Several 30 seconds of greatness, formalists formally considered, Ray Davies informally considered, list-making explained, hip-hop unexplained, and the …
Robert Christgau
Peace to all Berniacs who’ve begrudged their 2020 votes to the imperfect Joe Biden while hoping these perfectionists realize that in a highly imperfect…
Robert Christgau
A rapper gone love man asks what's going on. A philosopher-musicologist and a Leicester thirtysomething poke at the class system. Plus songs about goon…
Robert Christgau