'Pure' Navigates OCD in a Way We've Never Seen Before On TV
Based on Rose Cartwright’s memoir of the same name, the new sitcom is a comedic and heartfelt education in OCD beyond its affiliations with cleanliness and locked doors.
Why, Exactly, Are The 1975 So Successful?
To understand how the hell they've achieved this, we need to lean in closer, to the intricacies of their songwriting.
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A Definitive Ranking of All the England Football Songs
What someone who knows music theory makes of everything from "Vindaloo" to "World in Motion" to (of course) "Three Lions."
The Music Theory Behind Why Sigrid's Vibrant Pop Is So Catchy
How the 21-year-old singer-songwriter went from a small town in Norway to winning the BBC's tastemaking Sound of 2018 poll.
Dua Lipa's "New Rules" Is This Year's Ultimate Lament for a Fuckboy
The song may be in a minor key but its message is upbeat: Screw sadness, don't answer the phone, not my loss.
Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" Is as Basic as Taylor Herself
The expert music theory behind why her comeback single doesn't at all slap, especially compared to her strongest tracks.
The Timeless Wonder of MGMT's 'Oracular Spectacular'
A decade on from neon leggings and slogan vests, their debut album still lives on as a record about letting go, immersing yourself in an experience.
The Actual Science Behind Why "Despacito" Bangs So Damn Hard
Sorry but there are a bunch of music theory reasons why this song has dominated 2017.
The Music Theory Behind Why Rihanna's "Sex With Me" Is So Sexy
Includes a link between the bonus track's chord progression and, well, Wagner.