| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:35 AM
NENEH CHERRY "Blank Project" (Smalltown Supersound, 3 stars)
Neneh Cherry is back with her first proper solo album in 16 years after coming in from the cold with "The Cherry Thing," a 2012 collaboration with Swedish free jazz band the Thing (who take...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's no secret that the music industry loves its anniversaries. From commemorating a certain Liverpool band's first appearance on U.S. television to the release of Eric Dolphy's squirrelly, spacious masterpiece "Out to Lunch," this year has already seen a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:18 PM
In advance of the weekend, below are a five new songs worthy of your precious time.
St. Vincent, "Prince Johnny."
Annie Clark's new album arrives Tuesday, and, as usual under her St. Vincent guise, she delivers smart pop as inventive as it is...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:35 AM
"I think I'm built to last," sings Neneh Cherry on "Cashback," the opening track on "The Cherry Thing," her cacophonic collaboration that is something of her comeback. Cherry started her career with the punk-influenced collective Rip Rig + Panic but......
| Oct 8, 2012
Chicago rapper Serengeti has always had an active imagination.
Growing up, he invented different characters as a means of coping with his nomadic existence (he split his time between his mother's South Side apartment and his father's house in suburban...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:07 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Neneh Cherry was a rising star in 1989 with a debut album, “Raw Like Sushi,” that mashed up hip-hop, punk, jazz and dance and yielded an international hit, “Buffalo Stance.” Since then, the Swedish vocalist...