The Singles Jukebox Celebrates 30 Years of Rhythm Nation 1814 (a Janet Jackson retrospective)

  Janet Jackson’s had one hell of a career. It’d be glittering even if you were to cut the album she released 30 years ago this week out of history. And historic is what Rhythm Nation 1814 is, not like a war, but like a discovery; it was groundbreaking and influential and so much pop […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending September 14, 2019

We’ve got a lot for you to check out this week! For Pitchfork, Katherine St. Asaph discusses Kindness’s “deceptively invisible skill” at work on the new album Something Like a War. Also for Pitchfork, Joshua Copperman considers whether Sam Fender lives up to the hype (including Springsteen comparisons) on Hypersonic Missiles. For Dummy Magazine, Pedro […]

Mary J. Blige – Know

The math works out a little differently this time…

Niniola – Boda Sodiq

Nigerian singer makes impressive Jukebox debut…

Miley Cyrus – Slide Away

Baby let all them voices slide away-e-yay-e-ay-e-yay [massive wall of sound appears]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending July 6, 2019

Whether you’re recovering from celebrating Canada Day or the 4th of July, planning an epic Bastille Day celebration, or just figuring out how to commemorate Kawhi Leonard signing with the Clippers or the eighth anniversary of that gum you like coming back in style, we’ve got plenty of writing to distract you! Here are some […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending June 22, 2019

Now that we’ve all calmed down, here’s some new pieces to enjoy by our authors: For the Portuguese digital magazine Ritmas e Batidas, Pedro João Santos discussed Dedicated in the larger context of Carly Rae Jepsen’s career, and interviewed Chicago-based DJ Ariel Zetina. For The Line of Best Fit, Claire Biddles interviewed long-running British dance-pop group […]

Unperfect – Looking For A Hug

Unperfect, but certainly Unbad…

Billie Eilish – Bad Guy

The Jukebox has thoughts on Billie Eilish? Well, duh.

Lee Hi ft. B.I – No One

Returning to K-pop after three years (and to the Jukebox after six)…