Music

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Eric Johnson Brings Out the Hidden Side of Music’s Biggest Icons

September 14, 2021

The photographer behind our September Doja Cat cover shoot reflects on 40 years of shooting hip-hop and R&B giants.

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Life Lessons from David Bowie

September 1, 2021

“I sincerely don’t have time to mess around with the past, because I’m not sure the past exists anymore.”

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Welcome to Anonymous: The Club You Can’t Get Into

September 1, 2021

The Hood By Air co-founder and his musical collaborator offer us a coveted look behind the scenes of the enigmatic art collective’s latest Brooklyn rave.

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Call Him Ye: The Demise, and Resurrection, of Kanye West

August 29, 2021

The atmosphere around Chicago’s Soldier Field was thick with anticipation yesterday evening as thousands of Chi-Town natives converged to witness a rare spectacle.

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The Azealia Banks Guide to Putting Down the Most New York Anthem

August 27, 2021

Step 1: Go to the 212.

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The Soul-Pop Artist Evann McIntosh Isn’t in Kansas Anymore

August 27, 2021

This fall, the 17-year-old musician leaves Kansas coffee house shows behind to make their major festival debut.

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Dvsn and Ty Dolla $ign Conceived Their New Album on a Miami Yacht

August 25, 2021

“We sound mad boujee right now.”

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Doja Cat Tells Missy Elliott How She Charted Her Own Path to Pop Stardom

August 24, 2021

The wildly imaginative provocateur has mostly left behind a very online chapter in career that was sometimes messy, but always intriguing. These days, she lets her talent do the talking.

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Isaiah Rashad Can’t Stop Playing Himself

August 20, 2021

On the occasion of his new album, “The House Is Burning,” the enigmatic rapper gives us the lowdown on his music library.

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It’s Madonna‘s Birth-Week—Let the Music Play

August 19, 2021

This week, the queers, the girls, and the allies unite to mark the birth of one Madonna Louise Ciccone.

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Tiktok Sensation Evan Jacobson on How to Add Saxy Flair to Any Song

August 18, 2021

The TikTok maestro shares his step-by-step guide on how to breathe new life into a well-loved song.

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With “Yung Everything,” Deto Black Is Poised for World Domination

August 18, 2021

To mark her EP release, the Nigerian-born rapper catches up with her friend, the fashion designer Mowalola.

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SOMI on Conversing with Cats, Cheesy Lasagna, and “Dumb Dumb”

August 16, 2021

The K pop jack-of-all-trades sat down with “Interview” to discuss her single, “Dumb Dumb,” and the glory of cheesy lasagna.

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Claud Is Blasting Lucy Dacus and the Marías on the Road

August 16, 2021

The breakout bedroom pop singer takes us on a deep dive into their music library—from Toro Y Moi to Tom Petty and everything in between.

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Khruangbin’s Laura Lee and Kadhja Bonet on Crafting the Perfect Remix

August 12, 2021

To mark the release of the psychedelic funk trio’s latest album, bassist Laura Lee and singer songwriter Kadhja Bonet discuss the art of the remix.

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Kevin Holliday on OMNI, Dinner with Beethoven, and the Joys of Being Anti-Pop

August 11, 2021

“So much of making art is really just the art of disguising your sources.”

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Violet Chachki and Allie X Have a Lamp Problem

August 6, 2021

“My house is ridiculous, it’s just covered in lamps.”

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Tom Odell is Listening to Lorde, Nina Simone, and Bob Dylan

July 30, 2021

The musician discusses his new album “monsters” and what’s on his playlists this summer.

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Life Lessons from Mick Jagger

July 29, 2021

“I get really intense, and then I’ll become casual, usually. Or I’ll be casual, and then I’ll get intense and then casual.”

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Terry Presume Can’t Stop Listening to the “Drake & Josh” Theme Song

July 29, 2021

To mark the release of his new EP “What Box?”, the Nashville musician makes us a playlist full of his faves.