Op-Eds

Op-Eds

Netflix’s ’Sex Education’ Balances Story and Soundtrack Beautifully

Stop providing outdated print-outs on ‘sexual intercourse’. Schools should screen the well-curated and educational Netflix show instead.
Ryan Bassil
2.14.19
Op-Eds

Weezer Have Always Been the Goofy Band You Think They Are

This week they released the 'Teal Album', covering TLC, a-ha and more – and of course, some hate it. But isn't their kookiness their charm?
Marianne Eloise
1.28.19
Holy Shit

Bikini Kill Might Be 'Back' for 2019, But They've Always Mattered

'Revolution Girl Style Now!' and Forever.
Lauren O'Neill
1.16.19
Op-Eds

At Least the 2019 BRIT Award Nominations Feel Gender-Balanced

Giggs, Jorja Smith and Brockhampton were named among this year's nods, where paint-by-numbers pop stands beside rising innovators.
Lauren O'Neill
1.15.19
Op-Eds

Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
12.13.18
Op-Eds

How 2018 Became the Year '20GAYTEEN'

Hayley Kiyoko came up with the nickname on 1st January, and looking back, it's easy to concede she was right.
Daisy Jones
12.5.18
Op-Eds

Mariah, Our Living Meme, Deserves More Credit for Her Songwriting

Yes, she wrote a Christmas banger, but these underrated cuts show that she's got lyricism, harmony and genre-play sorted too.
Jeffrey Ingold
11.16.18
Op-Eds

Women Artists Lose Out When Algorithms Help Book Events

Two lineups this week, for Spotify's Who We Be in London and Annie Mac's Lost & Found festival, highlight how gender imbalance feeds into streaming.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.5.18
Op-Eds

Wireless Festival's New 'No Swearing' Restrictions Are So Shallow

A neighbourhood group wanted the London festival moved to another location, but the compromise they've reached instead is ridiculous.
Tshepo Mokoena
10.26.18
Op-Eds

The Long-Awaited M.I.A. Doc is Messy and Intimate, Just Like Life

It’s called ‘MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.’ because there are so many different sides to her story.
Daisy Jones
9.29.18
Essays

Young Thug's 'On the Rvn' Is the Rapper Near His Best, But Is That Enough?

Despite mounting pressures, the rush of a ticking clock is mostly imagined by fans and critics alike. Thug is home, and he has plenty of time.
Paul Thompson
9.26.18
Op-Eds

The World Is Ready for a Lady Gaga Renaissance

Gaga's turn in 'A Star Is Born' is said to be career-defining – will it put her back on top?
Lauren O'Neill
9.11.18
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