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The internet’s favorite target this week was Avril Lavigne’s garish, shrill, quite-possibly-racist “Hello Kitty” video. I didn’t see it until I’d read a bunch of euphorically annoyed online chatter about it, and I honestly expected to really like it, since liking music videos that nobody likes is sort of my thing. But jeez, no, yee. More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

As the holidays draw nearer, the quote-unquote music industry grinds to a halt, meaning fewer and fewer new songs from artists who are bound by traditional album cycles. Surely to some extent as a result of that practice, this week’s 5 Best Songs may be our most eclectic to date. But we weren’t scraping by… More »

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Devonté Hynes & Neneh Cherry – “He, She, Me”

Devonté Hynes and Neneh Cherry were commissioned by Selfridges -- a high-end UK department store -- to write a new song called "He, She, Me"…
James Rettig | March 12, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Neneh Cherry – “Spit Three Times” Video

The iconic Swedish tough-chick sing-rapper Neneh Cherry made a grand return earlier this year with her Four Tet-produced album Blank Project, and she's already made…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 9:40 am
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Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival’s 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like…
Miles Bowe | August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Festival 2014

This past weekend, Pitchfork Festival went down in Chicago, and it included a great deal of excellent acts. We sent our photographer Max Herman to…
Miles Bowe | July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am
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Neneh Cherry – “Everything” Video

Neneh Cherry returned earlier this year with the Four Tet-produced Blank Project, her first full-on solo album in 18 years. Now, she's reunited with one…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Watch Neneh Cherry Play Jools Holland

The BBC's live-music show Later With Jools Holland just began its newest season, and one of its first guests was Neneh Cherry, who just returned…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2014 - 8:34 am

Neneh Cherry (Feat. Robyn) – “Out Of The Black” Video

On "Out Of The Black," a track from her new Four Tet-produced comeback album Blank Project, eternal badass Neneh Cherry linked up with Robyn, a…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2014 - 11:18 am
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Stream Neneh Cherry Blank Project

On her 1989 debut Raw Like Sushi, Neneh Cherry, the Swedish-born and London-based daughter of jazz great Don, sang and rapped with dangerous levels of…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2014 - 4:59 pm
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Neneh Cherry – “Out Of The Black (Joe Goddard Remix)” (Feat. Robyn)

Earlier this week, two generations of snarling Swedish pop tough-chick greats, Neneh Cherry and Robyn, came together for "Out Of The Black," a song from…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2014 - 4:47 pm
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Neneh Cherry – “Out Of The Black” (Feat. Robyn) (Prod. Four Tet)

In a couple of weeks, the great Neneh Cherry will release the Four Tet-produced LP Blank Project, her first full-on solo album in 18 years.
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 9:01 am

Neneh Cherry – “Everything”

Next month, the great Neneh Cherry returns with her Four Tet-produced album Blank Project, Cherry's first full-on solo LP since 1996. We've heard the title
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 11:58 am
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Watch Neneh Cherry Perform Two New Songs On Studio 360

Next month, the great Neneh Cherry will release the Four Tet-produced Blank Project, her first full-on solo album in nearly two decades. We've already posted…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2014 - 2:02 pm

Neneh Cherry – “Blank Project” (Prod. Four Tet)

The great Neneh Cherry's 1989 debut album Raw Like Sushi broke new ground in cosmopolitan rap snarl and helped make M.I.A. possible. She hasn't released…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2013 - 9:50 am
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Neneh Cherry Preps New Solo LP Produced By Four Tet, Featuring Robyn

If you had your pop music awakening sometime in the late-'80s, the Swedish-born, London-based, New York-inspired sing-rapper Neneh Cherry may well have seemend like the…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 10:46 am

Neneh Cherry & Afrika Baby Bam – “Nina” (Prod. By Four Tet)

About 14 years ago, on opposite sides of the Atlantic, both Neneh Cherry and the Jungle Broters were doing way-out art-student things with rap music.
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2013 - 12:58 pm

Neneh Cherry & The Thing – “Accordion (Jim O’Rourke Remix)”

A few months ago, we awarded Album Of The Week to The Cherry Thing, the volcanic covers collection from O.G. sassed-out polyglot-pop queen Neneh Cherry…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2012 - 11:35 am

Album Of The Week: Neneh Cherry & The Thing The Cherry Thing

If you've spent any time over the last few months reading this website, you know that today is Fiona Apple Day, the day that Apple'…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2012 - 3:45 pm
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