Music

SMOKE BREAK

“We’re Not Having No Boyfriends”: A Six-Minute Cig With Bronx Rapper Baby Osama

July 17, 2024

In this week’s Smoke Break, we joined the 21-year-old rapper in the back of a Cadillac Escalade to find out why she got jumped outside the airport.

REMIX

COBRAH and Amanda Lepore on Raving, Tequila, and the Perfect Red Lip

July 16, 2024

Just before dropping their bratty new single, “Tequila,” the Swedish musician and the nightlife icon got together to talk about bringing fantasies to life.

SOUND ADVICE

Singer-Songwriter Holly Humberstone Is Looking for Her AirPods

July 15, 2024

For this week’s Sound Advice, the 24-year-old Brit, fresh off her first-ever headlining tour in the States, made us a playlist of tracks fit for a Sad Girl Fall.

IN CONVERSATION

Artists Casey MQ and Eartheater on Melody, Memory, and Making Room for Magic

July 10, 2024

After dropping his new album, the artist and producer called up his collaborator Eartheater for a heady conversation about availing yourself of magic in the recording studio.

SOUND ADVICE

DJ Bloodcore Makes Us a Playlist for a New New York

July 4, 2024

For this week’s Sound Advice, DJ and fashion girl Gregory Miller, aka DJ Bloodcore, makes us an Independence Day playlist.

VOICE NOTES

“Thank You, Madonna”: Inside LadyLand Festival This Pride Weekend

July 1, 2024

“I had no idea what the word virgin meant. Madonna taught me what the word virgin meant.”

SOUND ADVICE

Jeremy Pope Doesn’t Trust Anyone Who Doesn’t Like Beyoncé

July 1, 2024

The actor and singer curated a a playlist that includes some of his long-time influences, and gets into the simple pleasures of Shirley Temples, Dreamgirls, and “borrowed” hotel robes.

TOUR DIARY

“We’re Just Light Beer Guys”: The Boys of Hovvdy Take Us Inside Their European Tour

June 25, 2024

In this week’s Tour Diary, Charlie Martin and Will Taylor talked to us about touring while parenting and acclimating themselves to Europe’s intense beer culture.

CRUSH

Gracie Abrams and Kaia Gerber on Therapy, Taylor, and Unrequited Crushes

June 24, 2024

After making a mark as a moody singer-songwriter, the 24-year-old is stepping into her feel-better era with a sophomore album that still mines the bittersweet ache of young love, but with a smirk.

SMOKE BREAK

“It’s Fucking Mental”: A Seven-Minute Cig With Bree Runway

June 24, 2024

Outside the Jolene Sound Room in Williamsburg, the Ghanaian-British pop star talked to us about leaving her label and returning to music on her own terms.

SOUND ADVICE

Addison Rae Made Us An Endless Summer Playlist

June 24, 2024

To accompany her sultry spread in our Summer Issue, Addison Rae made us the definitive playlist to Summer 2024, “Von Dutch” remix included.

SHARE LOCATION

“It Feels Very Elemental”: Zsela Takes Us for a Ride Through Her Native Brooklyn

June 21, 2024

Just before dropping her soulful new album, “Big For You,” the musician and muse gave us a guided tour of the borough that shaped her.

ICON

“If It’s Not Grueling, It’s Not Worth It”: John Cale, in Conversation With Michael Sheen

June 21, 2024

At the age of 82, the Velvet Underground rockstar is as prolific as ever. To discuss his new album, “POPtical Illusion,” he called up his fellow Welshman Michael Sheen.

STAR

Addison Rae Is Living That Life

June 20, 2024

For our summer issue, Mel Ottenberg spends some quality time with the TikTok pioneer and budding pop star, talking good wigs, bad dates, and working the paparazzi.

Crushsahara

SOUND ADVICE

DJ Crush Sahara Wears His Heart on His Sleeve

June 20, 2024

“Above reality, below imagination.”

DROP

Nate Amos of Water From Your Eyes Just Can’t Stop Making Music

June 19, 2024

Nate Amos is one-half of two different bands, Water From Your Eyes and My Idea. In his new venture, the more conceptual This Is Lorelei, he’s branching out on his own.

IN CONVERSATION

Raveena and JPEGMAFIA on Meditation, Billionaires, and Staying Offline

June 19, 2024

Before dropping her new album, the Indian-American songstress linked up with friend and collaborator JPEGMAFIA for a heavy conversation about faith and celebrity.

TOUR DIARY

French Singer-Songwriter Pomme Takes Us Inside Her First Ever North American Tour

June 18, 2024

While stopped over in Toronto after shows in Mexico City and Guadalajara, the folk-pop singer called Interview to discuss her sonic inspirations and life on the road.

COVER

“You Did This to Me”: Billie Eilish by Lana Del Rey

June 13, 2024

One year and one unforgettable Coachella performance later, the pop superstar soulmates reunite for our summer issue.

SOUND ADVICE

British Singer Liana Flores Makes a Playlist For Her Fairytale World

June 13, 2024

In this week’s SOUND ADVICE, the singer-songwriter prepares us for the release of her debut album “Flower of the soul” with a whimsical playlist of folky jazz.