Music

NOSELL

In the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the many other names now permanently seared into America’s collective memory, I felt a strong sense of responsibility toward my friends and community this year.

NOSELL

How many female artists are included on your playlists? 

NOSELL

Three weeks ago, Kalie Shorr released “My Voice,” an anthemic middle finger to the country radio system that will “probably never play me ‘cause I’m not a boy.” As bold as it is, “My Voice” falls in line with Shorr’s other aptly-titled projects — her debut record Open Boo

NOSELL

I have always wondered what was going on in William Basinski’s mind on the roof of his Brooklyn apartment as he photographed and filmed the plume of smoke still billowing long after the Twin Towers had collapsed.

NOSELL

Benee has had the spotlight trained on her since the explosion of her 2019 hit single, “Supalonely”: a song that appears on her debut album Hey u x, as well as on TikTok, where the addictive chorus soundtracked endless imitations of a dance popularized by the app’s megastars.

NOSELL

Editor’s note: Del Rey responded on Nov. 17 to clarify that the mask worn during the book signing included a plastic lining. Her response on Twitter can be read here.

NOSELL

While a good number of us were reaching the end of Netflix and embracing sweatpants chic as the new normal, singer-songwriter Jesse Palter was busy.

NOSELL

The goddesses of vocals, Mamamoo, return for their crown with their new mini-album, Travel. Their recent track of success with “HIP” and Hwasa’s “Maria” created incredibly high expectations for this album.

NOSELL

We always wish that someone would say exactly what they mean. Everyone wants to be able to understand someone else, especially in a relationship. On Ariana Grande’s Positions, the singer is direct about what she thinks and desires. She’s full of love, and she’s falling for someone new.

NOSELL

If there’s one thing audiences have learned from Kylie Minogue’s 32-year career, it’s that she hardly remains sedentary in the pop genre for long.