NON-RIHMERGENCY: The Many False Alarms for Rihanna's ANTI Album

In the months (now more than a year) leading up to her eighth album, Rihanna has managed to twist everyone’s psyche in anticipation of its release. The latest word is that ANTI—a title she announced in October with a formal art unveiling—is coming out in December. Perhaps it is. »11/04/15 1:00pm11/04/15 1:00pm

If You Like Gorgeous, Sad Folk Music, You Need The New Staves Album

The Staves are a sister trio from the UK—Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley-Taylor—and their new album If I Was, newly out on Nonesuch Records, is one of the prettiest things I've heard all year. Like the new, phenomenally focused Sufjan Stevens record, the Justin Vernon-produced If I Was is an exercise in the… »4/03/15 12:30pm4/03/15 12:30pm