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Justice Dance Through the Decades on ‘Hyperdrama’

Justice Dance Through the Decades on ‘Hyperdrama’

Parisian dance duo Justice’s first album in eight years might not bottle the same lightning as their debut, but it’s still got enough charge for a wild night out.

Cyndi Lauper Found Her Tribe of Oddballs, Mistifts, and Weirdos with ‘She’s So Unusual’

Cyndi Lauper Found Her Tribe of Oddballs, Mistifts, and Weirdos with ‘She’s So Unusual’

Cyndi Lauper’s debut, She’s So Unusual, stands the test of time: it’s an eccentric, weird record that revels in a subversive and quietly revolutionary oddness.

STS9 & Maddy O’Neal Beat the Heat at Area 15’s Secret Garden

STS9 & Maddy O’Neal Beat the Heat at Area 15’s Secret Garden

STS9, Maddy O’Neal and the Crystal Method team up for a two-night desert dance party at Sin City’s most mystical new venue, Area 51.

Jayda G’s ‘Guy’ Is a Touching Tribute to Life, Love, and Loss

Jayda G’s ‘Guy’ Is a Touching Tribute to Life, Love, and Loss

Jayda G’s Guy is an admirable and occasionally affecting project that balances both personal vulnerabilities with uplifting and life-affirming music.

Celebrating Sylvester’s Greatest Hits for Pride 2023

Celebrating Sylvester’s Greatest Hits for Pride 2023

Sylvester’s voice – an otherworldly sonic boom of a voice that climbed to dizzying heights – was a significant force in queer pop culture in the 1970s.

The Lively World of Dance Music’s Deadhead LP Giobbi

The Lively World of Dance Music’s Deadhead LP Giobbi

Possibly the only DJ on earth to get the blessing of the Jerry Garcia estate, LP Giobbi’s first solo record charts a new course for contemporary dance music.

The 35 Best Janet Jackson Songs

The 35 Best Janet Jackson Songs

We’re looking at Janet Jackson’s fabulous discography to celebrate her birthday. Most of these songs are pop classics and define ’80s/’90s pop and dance radio.

15 Best Madonna Songs of All Time

15 Best Madonna Songs of All Time

These are the most significant Madonna songs that traverse the vast terrain of subjects, styles, and themes she has gravitated towards across her long career.

Tove Lo’s ‘Dirt Femme’ Finds a Broken Heart in a Disco Ball

Tove Lo’s ‘Dirt Femme’ Finds a Broken Heart in a Disco Ball

Free of major-label constraints, Tove Lo turns her dark sex-positive pop into something wiser and mature. Yet fans need not worry as Dirt Femme‘s BPM still kicks.

The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ Carries the Weight of Party Hauntology

The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ Carries the Weight of Party Hauntology

In Dawn FM, the Weeknd carries the weight of party hauntology, which explores how our cultural past haunts the present and future and mourns what never comes.

Janet Jackson Made Her Album Debut 40 Years Ago

Janet Jackson Made Her Album Debut 40 Years Ago

If Janet Jackson wanted to declare independence from her famous family, she didn’t entirely succeed with her debut LP. It wasn’t until 1986’s Control that she fully emerged.

Hercules and Love Affair Return with the Blistering ‘In Amber’

Hercules and Love Affair Return with the Blistering ‘In Amber’

Instead of offering reassurance or solace, Hercules and Love Affair’s In Amber reflects our unsettling times with themes and lyrics that are challenging and worrying.