Articles by AD Amorosi

Alice Cooper Is the Real Motor City Madman

The iconic rocker goes home to Detroit for a different brand of shock and awe.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “Colorado”

While most legacy rockers are hitting the road rather than bothering to write new music, Young refuses to stop inventing.

Freddie Mercury, “Never Boring” Box Set

While the original albums sounded surprisingly grey, this curation of solo output is hotly in-the-red, remixed and boldly remastered.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, “Ghosteen”

Nick Cave moves across his most lush and lovely melodies yet in a voice that burrows deeper than ever before.

Debbie Harry Is Gonna Make You Face It

The Blondie frontwoman on new memoir “Face It,” how the internet has changed music, and what’s next. 

The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” at 50

Digging into the brand new Giles Martin re-release of the iconic album on its fiftieth birthday.

In Conversation: EarthGang Go Live (Finally) with “Mirrorland”

After a two-year writing process, the funkadelic Atlanta hip-hop duo’s debut is here in all of its natural glory.

Helado Negro’s Willfully Weird Art

When he’s not writing experimental synth-folk, Roberto Carlos Lange is breaking new ground in the world of collaborative visual art.

In Conversation: Justice’s Xavier de Rosnay on Their New Film “IRIS: A Space Opera”

The French electronic music duo welcomes you aboard their alien undertaking. 

Iggy Pop, “Free”

If Iggy Pop hasn’t been free this whole time, who the fuck has?

Lana Del Rey, “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

A cool, cutting chronicler of all things California. 

Violent Femmes’ Gordon Gano and His (Not So) Last Resort

The folk-punk trio’s tenth album is their freest and most existential yet.

Lover or Hate Her: Taylor Swift Finds Her Soul (Again)

On her seventh record, the pop star has gone from playing the victim to taking full responsibility.

Cola Boyy Is Breaking the Rules of Dance Music

The artist born Matthew Urango is a multi-instrumentalist whose punk-rock youth led to his making spaced-out, modern disco.

Sigur Rós, “Ágætis Byrjun 20th Anniversary Edition”

Indefinable, refined, and weirdly universal.

Elliot Roberts (1943-2019): Swimming in the Ether

The late manager of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell went deep with his artists.

Bob Dylan Rolls with Thunder to Spare

Scorsese’s Netflix doc and the newly released live recordings highlight a mythic chapter in Dylanology.

Shooter Jennings Is Branching Out

From “Hee Haw” to heavy metal to rock ‘n’ roll, Shooter has it covered.


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