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Wokeness, Out of Focus: The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

It was a year of truly progressive nominees. It was a year of confrontational, powerful performances. It could've been an all-timer -- and then the Grammys went horribly, painfully wrong.

Evan Sawdey
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The Flipside #4: Lorde's 'Melodrama'

Brice Ezell and Evan Sawdey
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Lorde: Melodrama

Lorde continues to mine the uncertainties of youth, the tribulations of romance, and an ambivalence toward partying on her revelatory sophomore album.

Music

8 Take Aways from the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival

Brief bouts of rain didn't dampen the most vibrant Governors Ball yet. The fest had a lot to offer an all-ages audience. Most importantly: great performances.

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Governors Ball Marks the Start of New York's Music Month and Summer Festival Season

The 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival promises fans the chance to hear new music from Phoenix, Lorde, and many more.

Music

Lorde - "Green Light" (Singles Going Steady)

Lorde's "Green Light" is the kind of song that will be remembered.

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Disclosure: Caracal

Disclosure continue their reign as electronic crossover giants with their second set of finely crafted, star-studded house.

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Disclosure - "Magnets" ft. Lorde (Singles Going Steady)

While the pairing of Disclosure and Lorde is nothing less than an electro-pop wet dream come into fruition, "Magnets" doesn't amaze so much as it simply satisfies.

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Miley Cyrus: The Anti-Lorde

We cannot understand Lorde’s success without recognizing that it happened in the context of Miley Cyrus’ disgrace.

Laura Halferty
Music

5 Modern Pop Songs That Criticize Modern Pop

There's been a recent trend of pop songs that specifically criticize pop music and pop culture, where pop stars seem to be trying to distance themselves from pop... while still being pop.

Music

Guessing the 2014 Grammys

Predictions and behind-the-scenes info on who will win the 2014 Grammys in ten major categories.

Music

The Artists of the Year: 2013 Edition

It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.

Music

The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2013

This was an incredibly fruitful year for new and emerging artists pointing their respective genre towards new directions and possibilities. From dance to R&B and country to indie, 2013 was a year for pushing boundaries.

Music

Gold Teeth, White Teeth, and Lorde's 'Pure Heroine'

On her debut album, Pure Heroine, Lorde explores adolescence in the modern digital age by singing about her life, her friends, and... teeth. Lorde uses types of teeth to signify differences in class and social circles as well as a demarcation of authenticity.

Music

Lorde: Pure Heroine

Mysterious, haunting, and remarkably engaging, Lorde's debut release, although not flawless, definitely lives up to the hype and is assuredly worth your time.


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