Illustration of Fiona Apple
July 12, 2020

How Fiona Apple’s “Heavy Balloon” tapped into the zeitgeist of living during a pandemic

A review of a key track from Fiona Apple's 2020 album, "Fetch the Bolt Cutters"

May 9, 2016

Album Review: RY X – Dawn

Australian singer-songwriter Ry Cuming, who now goes by the stage name RY X, has always had one hand on his guitar and the other wiping away a tear

November 15, 2007

Album Review: Róisín Murphy – Overpowered

Murphy starts off her solo major label career off with a bang

May 21, 2007

Album Review: Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Trip the Light Fantastic

As inferred from the title, Ellis-Bextor spends most of the record in the dance-pop arena. It's a perfect match with her distinctive voice, which retains a mannered Brit accent, and she fitfully preens and pouts to great effect