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The Guide to Getting Into Pet Shop Boys
One part fist-pumping synth-pop, another part celestial balladry – here's everything you need to know about Britain's most enduring duo.
Georgia Is Back with a Euphoric, Late-Night Dance Sound
The drummer-singer-producer's “Started Out” sits somewhere between 80s Chicago house and what you might stick on an Uber AUX at 4AM.
How Queer Stories Onscreen Breathe New Life into Old Songs
'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Moonlight' and 'Black Mirror' have transformed classic songs, giving us a fresh wave of LGBTQ anthems.
The 2017 Music Issue
Maybe the People Would Be the Times
One writer remembers the 1970s New York City music scene, which we have to thank for everything.
Squats, Sex Clubs and Punk: The Lesbian London of the 1980s
We spoke to filmmaker Siobhan Fahey about her life back then, living and partying with a gang of lesbian-separatist punk anarchists.
My Favourite Soundtrack
The 'Pretty In Pink' Soundtrack Was a Gateway to Alt-Pop and Proletarian Revolution
Yes... the John Hughes film is as weighty as that sounds!
To Save the World, We Must Sue the Baby Boomers
Dutch children might be able to sue their parents for bringing them into this godawful world. Where can I sign up?
I Smoked Weed Three Times and Ended Up in Rehab Hell
"It was such shell shock that... it was just like my bowels froze, my brain froze."
The Only Really Good Thing About ‘13 Reasons Why’ Is Its Soundtrack
With a stylish mix of 80s classics, post punk and modern indie, the Netflix show's music far surpasses the series itself.
Why 1984 Was a Vital Year for British Gay Culture
An interview with Paul Flynn, who's just published a book charting the last 30 years of gay culture in the UK.
Mick Jagger Doesn’t Remember Writing His Own 75,000-Word Memoir
Look, the 80s were probably a blur for lots of people.
'Mad Max', 'Turkish Delight' and Hot Sausage: Retro Photos of Viennese Cinemas
Enter a world before nachos, wasabi popcorn or Marvel reboots.