Articles by Erin Osmon

In Conversation: Colin Blunstone’s Odessey with The Zombies

The iconic vocalist reflects on his band’s incidental cult following, the pressures of recording, and fifty years of “Odessey & Oracle.”

In Conversation: Charlotte Gainsbourg Is Far from Home

Ahead of a rare solo show in LA, we talked with Gainsbourg about Trump, Hollywood, and keeping things mysterious.

Courtney Marie Andrews Writes Country Music with a Worldly Perspective

Once a touring member of Jimmy Eat World, the Phoenix-born country artist recalls her maturation from emo to emotional.

The Apotheosis of Jack White

With the release of his third solo record, “Boarding House Reach,” the musician, label-head, and unabashed retrophiliac surveys his career—and the chance cult of personality he’s built along the way.

U.S. Girls’ New One Is All the Rage

With “In a Poem Unlimited,” Meg Remy turns pop into protest.

The Best Reissues of 2017

Five favorites from this year that had a story to tell and music to back it up.

Circuit des Yeux, “Reaching for Indigo”

Though it’s her most accessible album to date, “Reaching for Indigo” continues in Haley Fohr’s mission of experimentalism and self-expression.

Phrasing the Impossible: The Weather Station Gets Set Free

Intensely poetic and fully realized, Tamara Lindeman’s latest as The Weather Station is the result of trusting her gut.

72-Hour Nostalgia-Punk Therapy: Riot Fest 2017

With a high-profile Jawbreaker reunion at its center, this year’s edition of Riot Fest further cemented the Chicago party’s identity.

Meet Your New American Folk Heroes

Instilled with a studious appreciation of past musical movements, these women are revolutionizing America’s modern folk scene, crafting exemplary albums of a stirring new tradition.

Why “The OA” Doesn’t Need to Explain Itself

Critics of Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij’s Netflix series are answering questions the show isn’t asking.

The New Dawn of New Age

How the consciousness-raising movement emerged from the margins to become a predominant force in American pop culture—and where the light might shine next.

Life With and Without: “Tig,” Reviewed

Kristina Goolsby and Ashley York’s documentary “Tig” follows beloved comedian Tig Notaro as she copes with breast cancer and the loss of her mother.

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