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New Music To Know This Week: Waxahatchee Is Back, CocoRosie Made A Lullaby & More

New Music To Know This Week: Waxahatchee Is Back, CocoRosie Made A Lullaby &...

If you think you know what a new Waxahatchee track is going to sound like, think again. Katie Crutchfield has gone through some major changes since the last album, including getting sober, and her music went on that journey with her. This is the first single ahead of a new album due on March 27.…
New Music To Know This Week: DRAMA Tells No Lies, Orion Sun Falls In Love & More

New Music To Know This Week: DRAMA Tells No Lies, Orion Sun Falls In...

MALKA makes Scottish music in the grand tradition of indie rock stalwarts the Belle & Sebastian, the Pastels, and Snow Patrol: catchy, a bit twee, a lot singable. It's got a timeless, happy vibe — the kind of lightness winter could use a lot more of.
New Music To Know This Week: 2020 Is Off To A Fresh Start With Celeste, The Secret Sisters & More

New Music To Know This Week: 2020 Is Off To A Fresh Start With...

If this track sounds a little familiar, congratulations: you, too, are a cool girl. It's the song in the end credits of Ghost World, given a new life courtesy of Third Man Records' new signing, Olivia Jean. She's been in Jack White's touring band and is an incredible guitar player — her chops are on excellent…
New Music To Know This Week: Kesha Goes Country, Kinda & King Princess Destroys Souls

New Music To Know This Week: Kesha Goes Country, Kinda & King Princess Destroys...

Norwegians do it better, or maybe just weirder. Her bio describes her as "Sade for nihilists," which is hard to wrap your head around until you hear her. The dissonate voice paired with her Mad Libs-esque lyrics lend a strangeness to how one perceives her and a distance to what she's saying. It's oddly comforting.…
New Music To Know This Week: Hinds & Kali Uchis Make Huge Returns With New Songs — & More

New Music To Know This Week: Hinds & Kali Uchis Make Huge Returns With...

Here's what you already know: Uchis make haunting, enthralling, and stunning music. Here's what you need to know: about this track, Uchis described it by saying, "I’d rather dance alone than with the devil." So, you won't be surprised when you hit play on this track and hear something that's both sexy and dangerous. So,…
How “Old Town Road” revealed a deep divide within country music

How “Old Town Road” revealed a deep divide within country music

The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards air on Monday, August 26, and will feature performers such as Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, and Lil Nas X. Along with Billy Ray Cyrus, Lil Nas X is one of the artists to receive the most nominations heading into the night, picking up eight total nominations for their…
From Backstreet Boys to the Lion King: Why we crave nostalgia

From Backstreet Boys to the Lion King: Why we crave nostalgia

The Backstreet Boys are playing sold-out shows across Canada this week and their latest album “DNA” topped the charts when it dropped earlier this year. The recent release of both live-action versions of The Lion King and Aladdin took many ’90s babies on strolls down memory lane. READ MORE: ‘The Lion King’ review: Live-action version…
A podcast about the making and meaning of pop music

A podcast about the making and meaning of pop music

Switched on Pop reveals the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. Every Tuesday, musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding pull back the curtain on how pop hits work their magic. You’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked. You can listen to it, and more Vox podcasts, here…
Blue Ivy’s Red Hair Is The Best Part Of Beyoncé’s New Music Video

Blue Ivy’s Red Hair Is The Best Part Of Beyoncé’s New Music Video

Very few people can upstage Beyoncé — yeah, we said it. Wherever the singer goes, all eyes turn to her, and all other humans are forgotten. That is, unless Blue Ivy Carter is around. Case in point: Last week at the L.A. premiere of The Lion King, in which Beyoncé is the voice of Nala,…
Danity Kane Is Back With New Music & Neon Hair

Danity Kane Is Back With New Music & Neon Hair

The trio rose to fame on the hit MTV series Making The Band — which we also wouldn't mind getting back (cough, cough) — and gave us hits like "Damaged" and "Showstopper." Now, Dawn Richard, Aubrey O'Day, and Shannon Bex are back with a new single and an edgy transformation. The group released the artwork…

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