Mikael Wood

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  • 4 years ago

    In contrast with his fellow Colombian superstar Shakira (whose Sale el Sol kept his P.A.R.C.E. out of the top spot on Billboard's Latin Albums chart last December), Juanes has yet to make a move into English-language pop. But that's hardly prevent...

  • 6 years ago

    Brought to you by the folks at New York's downtown style mag Nylon, this hipster-bait quadruple bill brings together four acts who don't have much to do with one another but who are all fairly awesome in their own ways. English art-pop eccentric P...

  • 7 years ago

    Thanks to the brainy backpack-rap explosion they did as much as anyone to ignite, Digable Planets' two studio albums no longer sound as ground-breaking as they once did. But they still sound pretty damn nice: If you haven't dug into the luxurious ...

  • 7 years ago

    There's a song on the new Jonas Brothers album in which Joe Jonas—he's the one recently seen corrupting millions of tween-aged minds with his chest hair on the cover of Rolling Stone—calls himself a "one-man show." "I don't need no one...

  • 8 years ago

    It's been more than a decade since Maggie, Terre and Suzzy Roche released a new album together, but you wouldn't know it from listening to Moonswept. The sisters' distinctive harmonies still lock together so precisely that a younger listener might...

  • 8 years ago

    Seems like you can't front a popular indie band these days without being expected to do the acoustic solo-tour thing: Mark Kozelek, Jeff Tweedy, James Mercer, Jim James—they've all stripped down and indulged their fans' desire for naked emot...

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