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Going Gaga for Lady Gaga's Chromatica Oreos
It's giving us camp. It's giving us gay. It's giving us Gaga.
February 24, 2021 at 12:00 am
A Playlist Called "Love"
Lots and lots (and lots) of love.
February 14, 2021 at 4:04 pm
In the wake of SOPHIE's death, the artist left a chasm of untapped potential the size of the moon.
February 9, 2021 at 5:56 pm
I Can't Feel My Face: The Evolution of The Weeknd's Look in the 'After Hours' Era
The Weeknd stands out among his fellow male pop stars in his self–presentation.
January 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Róisín Murphy reclaims the Dance Floor on 'Róisín Machine'
The veteran alt–pop icon reintroduces herself on her first record in five years.
October 26, 2020 at 4:51 pm
A.G. Cook's 'Apple' is a Dizzying Display of Electronica
The PC Music ringleader's "second debut album" flies in every direction.
October 11, 2020 at 6:06 pm
A Soundtrack for 2020's Election Anxieties
Street reflects on the songs that reflect our cries for justice.
September 28, 2020 at 11:29 pm
Dancing to Club Music in the Time of COVID-19
Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga are back to give us some danceable, club-ready bangers. Too bad the clubs are closed.
September 8, 2020 at 7:12 pm
Taylor Swift's 'folklore' is yet another masterpiece in her discography
The pop star trades bombastic synths for eclectic folk-pop on her breathtaking 8th studio album.
August 11, 2020 at 11:25 am
The Chicks share righteous, passionate anger on 'Gaslighter'
The country trio formerly known as The Dixie Chicks are assisted by Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent on their latest record.
July 26, 2020 at 5:33 pm
Arca celebrates her identities on mutant pop record 'KiCk i'
On her fifth album, the Venezuelan producer desconstructs the pop diva.
July 13, 2020 at 3:09 pm
The Controversial Legacy of "Urban" Music
Despite its ubiquity, the 'urban' label has a problematic past and concerning present
June 30, 2020 at 11:53 am
Flying Lotus' 'You're Dead!': Black Death in Protest Music
FlyLo's 2014 album explores themes worth reexamination from a present perspective
June 18, 2020 at 4:47 pm
Lady Gaga Finally Returns to Dance Pop with 'Chromatica'
Mother Monster's latest album is a queer, campy, and energetic return to upbeat house music.
June 13, 2020 at 8:50 pm
Charli XCX Explodes on Quarantine Album, 'How I'm Feeling Now'
Charli XCX’s latest project showcases some of her most abrasive and energetic music to date
June 6, 2020 at 2:20 pm
Perfume Genius Realizes His Full, Complex Self on New Record
On his fifth record, 'Set My Heart On Fire Immediately,' Perfume Genius' Mike Hadreas explores queer love with a newfound poignancy
June 2, 2020 at 7:00 am
'SAWAYAMA' is a Must Listen
Rina Sawayama's debut album is genre–bending exploration of identity.
April 30, 2020 at 9:43 pm
The Album with the Perfect Score
Fiona Apple's 'Fetch the Bolt Cutters' is proof you don't need a fancy recording studio to shine.
April 20, 2020 at 3:10 pm
New Releases or Radio Silent?
What your favorite artists have been up to during quarantine.
April 12, 2020 at 9:51 pm
Why I Created QUARANTINE: A Collaborative Playlist
Songs that resonated with me about being alone.
March 31, 2020 at 10:34 pm
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