James Reed

Reed is a pop music critic covering everything from indie rock and folk to Latin pop and hip-hop. He previously worked at The Standard-Times of New Bedford and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with degrees in journalism and Spanish.

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Tinashe declares her arrival with a bold new album

By , Globe Staff

The fast-rising R&B star released three appealing mixtapes before making her major-label debut with “Aquarius.”

The ticket: Pop music

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James Reed’s picks for noteworthy pop music performances.

Week ahead: Music


Critics’ picks for noteworthy concerts in Boston and the surrounding area this week.

Album review | Pop

Annie Lennox ‘Nostalgia’

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On “Nostalgia,” Annie Lennox explores the world of jazz and pop standards, mostly to sublime effect.