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'Charli' Is Next Level Indeed – And That's a Good Thing

On her long-awaited third album, Charli XCX does pop stardom her way.
Lauren O'Neill
a day ago
Essays

Lana Del Rey Will Never Change, and That's Why She's the Greatest

On 'Norman Fucking Rockwell' she eases in, stretches out and continues to fill the artistic space she created for herself on 'Born to Die'.
Duncan Cooper
8.31.19
Essays

'Lover' Is Taylor Swift's Happy Ending... Almost

Although she has shed the Bad Taylor persona from 'Reputation', it's difficult to reconcile the two Taylors that exist on her latest release.
Avery Stone
8.27.19
News

Rihanna, What Do You Mean 'No More Music?'

The singer unveiled a £180 "No More Music" T-shirt at her first pop-up shop for her LVMH-endorsed Fenty label.
Kristin Corry
6.20.19
tv

Miley's 'Black Mirror' Episode Is Not That Bad, Come On

Sure, some critics have panned its ending. But season 5's "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" tells a specific, engaging story about fandom.
Hannah Ewens
6.6.19
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Ruthie Is Pushing 70s Songwriting into the Present Day

She used to front the punk band Bruising, but now she's gone solo. Here's her new track “Land Of My Lover”.
Daisy Jones
5.3.19
Essays

Vampire Weekend's New Album Is All Over the Place, In the Best Way

The newly minted trio took six years to follow-up a No. 1 record and a Grammy. 'Father of the Bride' is shaggy, psychedelic, and wonderfully strange.
Alex Swhear
5.2.19
Here's the Deal With...

Porridge Radio's Indie-Pop Is Wild, Contradictory and *So* Great

We find out more about the London/Brighton band, as they release their second new track of 2019, "Don't Ask Me Twice."
Lauren O'Neill
5.1.19
Premieres

Maya B's "Dollar to a Diamond" Is Motivation for Better Days

The California artist’s visual for “Dollar to a Diamond” proves you can’t put a dollar amount on self-worth.
Kristin Corry
5.1.19
Noisey News

Whoa, Kindness' New Song With Seinabo Sey Is So Good

"Lost Without" is the second single this year from Adam Bainbridge, following their Robyn collaboration "Cry Everything."
Josh Terry
5.1.19
New music

Taylor Swift Is Good at Making People Pay Attention to Her

Her new single, "ME!" is very fitting.
Leslie Horn
4.29.19
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The Guide to Getting Into Cher, Pop Shapeshifter

Cher has reinvented herself about a dozen times in the 55 years since "I Got U Babe." Here's where to start with her treasure trove of hits.
Nick Levine
4.25.19
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