Review: Laura Marling Sings Woman-to-Woman on ‘Semper Femina’

"A thousand artists' muse/But you'll beanything you choose" observes Laura Marling on the title track of SemperFemina, which ditches male pronouns to focus on women's relationships withone another. It's a timely set, especially for a Brit who makes the U.S. apart-time home. You can hear the double-life: Nick Drake ghosts

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Review: Sleaford Mods’ ‘English Tapas’ Is Post-Brexit Punk-Hop

"Bring back the neo-libs, I'm sorry/I didn't fuckin' mean to pray for anarchy!" apologizes Jason Williamson, sort of, on "Carlton Touts," a hot rant about working class Brits boozing in Brexit's shadow, where "the future is a flag pissed on and a kingsize bag of Quavers." Sing-bark-rapping over post-punk groove loops, the Sleaford Mods are two

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