In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews, Jody Rosen pans the debut by U.K. boy band One Direction as being one dimensional, saying that they are "simply five pretty guys with a few decent songs and not much personality." Also, Will Hermes praises the "tweaked, tortured metal-esque garage rock" of Jack White's new single "Sixteen Saltines" and says that Dr. John's new album Locked Down is "a retro exercise that looks forward."
One Direction - Up All Night
Wiz Khalifa - Taylor Allderice
Dr. John - Locked Down
Miniature Tigers - Mia Pharaoh
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio
Burial - Kindred EP
Homeboy Sandman - Subject Matter
Tanlines - Mixed Emotions
Katy Perry "Wide Awake"
Jack White "Sixteen Saltines"
Bobby Womack "Please Forgive My Heart"
The Hives "Go Right Ahead"
Hot Chip "Flutes"
Nas "The Don"
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