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FKA Twigs Has Had Enough of Celebrity Culture on Her First Song in Three Years
After an engagement to Robert Pattinson, “Cellophane” shines a light on the suffocating scrutiny of falling in love with the public watching.
Sky Ferreira’s Big Comeback Song Goes Full
What if we heard from Laura Palmer’s ghost? Sky Ferreira’s first single in six years envisions what she’d say.
social media is weird
Why Do People Keep Photoshopping Weapons Into Pop Stars’ Hands?
And it resulted with someone handing Carly Rae Jepsen a plastic sword at Lollapalooza.
Spotify, R. Kelly, and the Music Industry’s Slow Push Toward Change
Spotify’s new policy is heartening, but it obscures a deeper problem in contemporary media consumption.
Janelle Monáe Steps Into Her Bisexual Lighting
The queerness of “Make Me Feel” is explicit, ecstatic, and self-directed.
Sophie Can Show You the World
“Being completely authentic about the time you live in is something that I would view as a career-long objective.”
Taylor Swift Became a True Pop Star
It’s an album about being looked at.
How Torres and St. Vincent Are Subverting Sexualized Rock-Star Archetypes
In new music videos, the artists are claiming the role of objectified and objectifier simultaneously.
Introducing Lomelda’s Sad Open-Road Music
“I think that’s where a lot of angst comes from — having really strong emotions but feeling like you’re not allowed to express them.”
Stream Frankie Cosmos’ Delightful New EP
Fit Me In
Plus, read an interview with the prolific Greta Kline, who delves right into electronic instrumentation on her latest.