Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson is Slate's music critic.

Music Box
July 9 2013 12:37 PMHow to Fix the Magna Carta… Holy Grail AppFive patches that would have made Jay-Z’s album a better listen.
Music Box
May 28 2013 3:31 PMWhy I Hate the NationalAnd how I decided it’s OK to hate the bands that I hate.  
The Music Club
Dec. 28 2011 12:56 PMThe Music Club, 2011Why was there so much whistling in pop this year?
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 10 2011 1:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest, "Hail Caesar" EditionListen to Slate's show about Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the state of the book review, and the return of the '90s.
The Music Club
Jan. 25 2011 12:33 PMThe Sound of the Obama Era
The Music Club
Dec. 17 2009 1:12 PMThe Wildness of Neko Case
The Music Club
Dec. 9 2009 1:07 PMThe Rise of the Singles
The Music Club
Dec. 20 2006 10:49 AMWaking Up New
Music Box
June 18 2013 5:28 PMGive Us Now Our Daily CroissantKanye West’s blasphemous, beguiling Yeezus.
The Music Club
Dec. 30 2011 2:07 PMThe Music Club, 2011Was Rebecca Black’s “Friday” the song of the year?
The Music Club
Dec. 21 2011 7:17 AMThe Music Club, 2011Drake’s just a classic passive-aggressive Canadian.
The Music Club
Jan. 27 2011 12:50 PMTitus Andronicus and Other Musical Artists Who Took Risks Last Year
The Music Club
Jan. 19 2011 5:40 PMTaylor Swift, M.I.A., Das Racist, Arcade Fire, and Other Great Listens of 2010
The Music Club
Dec. 14 2009 5:40 PMThe Definitive Sound of the Obama Years Has Yet To Emerge
Culturebox
Oct. 18 2007 5:53 PMThe Trouble With Indie RockIt's not just race. It's class.
The Music Club
Dec. 18 2006 3:48 PMWill the Real Justin Timberlake Please Stand Up?