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100 gecs Mine Cultural Maximalism in ‘10000 Gecs’

100 gecs Mine Cultural Maximalism in ‘10000 Gecs’

100 gecs’ 10000 Gecs succeeds as a cultural correlative, an audial reflection of modern-day life, as much as, perhaps more than, a purely aesthetic offering.

Boyfriend’s ‘Sugar & Spice’ Is a Bold and Varied Blend of Pop and Hip-Hop

Boyfriend’s ‘Sugar & Spice’ Is a Bold and Varied Blend of Pop and Hip-Hop

Boyfriend’s Sugar & Spice is full of maximalist pop and hip-hop. It delights in obliterating traditional gender roles and celebrates anything-goes sexuality.

aespa  Straddle Realities on Debut EP ‘Savage’

aespa Straddle Realities on Debut EP ‘Savage’

As a nod to their AI-inspired concept, K-pop group aespa make electronic music that challenges the limits of genres and song structures in debut EP, Savage.

TXT Show Impressive Range on ‘The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE’

TXT Show Impressive Range on ‘The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE’

TXT’s The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE makes bold statements about the Korean band’s expansive music.

PM Picks: The Best New Songs – 16 June 2021

PM Picks: The Best New Songs – 16 June 2021

The PM Picks playlist features the best new songs. Today, we feature Ida Mae, Diamond Thug, School of X, Tamaraebi, and Psylla.

Slayyyter’s Inferno: In Conversation with the Logged-on and Laser-focused Pop Starlet

Slayyyter’s Inferno: In Conversation with the Logged-on and Laser-focused Pop Starlet

Following a chaotic and self-destructive year, laser-focused pop starlet Slayyyter prepares to ascend with her debut album of noisy pop bangers, Troubled Paradise. She tells us her story.

We’re All SOPHIE’s Children Now

We’re All SOPHIE’s Children Now

It was thrilling to think of where SOPHIE was going to take us next after having deconstructed both club music and pop. But even without her here to lead us, the tenacity and impactfulness of her bold body of work can guide us.