Latest from Chris Richards
In a year of reinvention, the Recording Academy fails to reimagine who deserves a Grammy.
  • Nov 24, 2020
The R&B mainstay’s new album pays tribute to Marvin Gaye by aiming to continue his work.
  • Nov 18, 2020
In overwhelming times, the Swedish composer’s pared-down sound feels larger than life.
  • Nov 12, 2020
Even with the local nightlife on hold, D.C.’s native funk music feels as resonant as ever.
  • Sep 18, 2020
The renowned singer of Toots and Maytals has died at 77.
  • Sep 12, 2020
Makaya McCraven’s and Gerald Cleaver’s latest releases might spring you from your temporal prison.
  • Sep 1, 2020
New recordings from Sneaks, Carmen Canedo, Pig Destroyer, Glia and more.
  • Aug 27, 2020
The Australian guitarist’s new album is rich, ravishing and highly evocative.
  • Aug 21, 2020
How the precocious popstar aced her performance at the Democratic National Convention
  • Aug 20, 2020
Rap’s introspective new superstar sinks deeper into himself.
  • Aug 5, 2020