Tag: janelle monae

  • Janelle Monáe on Letterman

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMyc148Do_Q] “Tightrope” is far from my favorite track on the album, but good lord can that woman bring down a house!

  • Classical Writers and Pop Music

    There’s a big idea that I wanted to bring up, but didn’t in yesterday’s review of The ArchAndroid; the idea of complexity in pop music. I’m not one to believe in musical “progress” per se, but the artist that I respect and value most are those that experimented and tried to create a new sound…

  • Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid

    Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid Atlantic Records, May 18 2010. This album is for: People looking for big, symphonic pop that assimilates 60 years of pop music into its sound. Fans of OutKast’s and Danger Mouse’s contemporary-through-heterogeneous-style technique. People who listened to The Adventures of Bobby Ray and wanted something more daring. This album is not…