pop

Folk Songs and Politics: Mélissa Laveaux Remixes Haitian Classics On “Radyo Siwèl”

Mélissa Laveaux is carving out a new space in music where she can ricochet the diasporic sounds of the past. Read more »

Sacrificial idols: In J-pop, Teen Dreams Become Nightmares

What’s the cost for J-pop teen stardom? Read more »

I Knew You Were Trouble When You Logged In: “The Swift Life” Monetizes and Exploits Fandom

Taylor Swift manipulates a feeling of closeness to deepen fans’ investment. Read more »

St. Vincent Turns Up The Volume On Herself

After four albums of art rock, this is the one where she’s finally coming for everyone’s hearts and minds. Read more »

Moonrise Nation’s New Album Will Keep You Up At Night

“Glamour Child” is a force to be reckoned with. Read more »

Busting the Boys’ Club: Harlœ’s Leading a Music Revolution

Only six women have been nominated in the Grammys “Producer of the Year” category. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Ultimate Summer 2017 Playlist

Summer is partially over, but the music’s just beginning. Read more »

Kate Nash DGAF About Your Agenda

“I’m not the cookie-cutter pop star.” Read more »

New Music Monday: Kesha Triumphantly Returns with “Praying”

Kesha’s free—and it shows. Read more »

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