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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.
07 Jun 2017
The 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival promises fans the chance to hear new music from Phoenix, Lorde, and many more.
25 May 2017
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.
08 Oct 2015
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.
26 Dec 2013
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.
17 Oct 2013
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