Annie Zaleski

Annie Zaleski is a Cleveland-based journalist who writes regularly for The A.V. Club, and has also been published by Rolling Stone, Vulture, RBMA, Thrillist and Spin.

R.E.M.’s “Monster” and the legacy of an unsung melancholic masterpiece Annie Zaleski
Peter Buck has no complaints: On his new Filthy Friends album, R.E.M. reissues and more Annie Zaleski
"I went full Christmas": Rhett Miller on writing holiday songs for now and for the ages Annie Zaleski
Kurt Vile breaks down his "mixtape" solo album, from acid house to "the K-hole of country music" Annie Zaleski
It's time for Roxy Music's debonair art-glam to get its due Annie Zaleski
Paul Janeway on the new St. Paul & the Broken Bones LP and "open wounds we didn't know were there" Annie Zaleski
The top 15 modern rock #1 hits that actually stand the test of time Annie Zaleski
The secret to Interpol's ongoing success Annie Zaleski
Billy Joel's "River of Dreams" at 25: Why his most personal work was a perfect last record Annie Zaleski
The power of Neil Young's "Ohio" in 2018: Why the Kent State protest anthem remains so relevant Annie Zaleski
Kate Bush at 60: An exquisite pop genius whose influence endures Annie Zaleski
Abbey Road with a wheelchair: In London, disability accessibility isn't an afterthought Annie Zaleski
"It's a stoner record for non-stoners": Kim Gordon and Bill Nace break down Body/Head's "The Switch" Annie Zaleski
The secret to Jim James' solo album "Uniform Distortion": "Turn off your phone and open your heart" Annie Zaleski
Everyone loves Paul McCartney: The secrets of one Beatle's eternal appeal Annie Zaleski