Music

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.

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SOUND ADVICE

This Playlist by SISSY MISFIT Might Give You a Heart Attack

June 7, 2024

In this week’s Sound Advice, the London-based performer and producer curated a playlist to prepare us for her debut album, “EXXXOSKELETON.”

SWEETIE

Jelly Roll Shows Jon Bon Jovi His Sweeter Side

June 5, 2024

For our Summer 2024 issue, Jon Bon Jovi discovers the secrets to the unlikely success of country music’s newest phenom.

IN CONVERSATION

Arooj Aftab Tells Puja Patel How Winning the Grammy Sparked Her Reinvention

June 5, 2024

Last week, the Pakistani singer-songwriter dropped her new album, “Night Reign.” To mark the occasion, she caught up with former Pitchfork editor-in-chief Puja Patel.

RORSCHACH TEST

RXK Nephew on Whippets, WET Tanks, and the Trump Trial

June 3, 2024

To mark the release of his new album, “Till I’m Dead 2,” the rapper took the hot seat for this week’s Rorschach Test to sound off on terrorism, Telfar, and the Illuminati.

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“I’m a Piece of Meat With a Heart”: Babymorocco Shows Us How He Gets Jacked

May 31, 2024

At an outdoor gym in Tottenham Hale, the artist and producer talked to us about sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll.

SOUND ADVICE

“Destiny, Blood, Ecstasy”: Meet Genesys, the Fashion Students Throwing Cyberpunk Raves

May 30, 2024

For this week’s Sound Advice, the London fashion students-turned-ravers made the euphoric cyberpunk trance playlist of our dreams.

TOUR DIARY

“I Just Got a Baby Cow”: On the Road With the Indie Rockers of Dehd

May 28, 2024

Emily Kempf and Jason Balla of the Chicago-born indie rock band checked in halfway through their US tour to tell us some of their strangest experiences on the road.

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DIIV Frontman Cole Smith on Streaming Monopolies and the Shoegaze Renaissance

May 23, 2024

“The analogy is really about the temperature being turned up,” the DIIV frontman says of the band’s new album. “We’re trending towards collapse or dystopia.”

IN CONVERSATION

To Amen Dunes and Patti Harrison, Comedians and Musicians Are Kindred Spirits

May 22, 2024

On his first album in six years, “Death Jokes,” Dunes interpolates stand-up samples from Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce. In conversation, he told Patti Harrison why comedians are like “social irritants.”

SOUND ADVICE

Shannon & the Clams Made a Playlist You’ll Want to Send to Your Lover

May 21, 2024

For this week’s SOUND ADVICE, the Oakland-based garage punk band sent us into astral depths to celebrate their new album, “The Moon is in the Wrong Place.”

MOTHER

“I Want to Be on Top”: Empress Of, in Conversation With Melissa Barrera

May 20, 2024

The polymath artist got together with the slasher star to talk about her new album, “For Your Consideration,” and learning from the strength of their Latino mothers.

SHARE LOCATION

Meet The Bad Manners, the Downtown Club Kids Turned Post-Punk Trio

May 20, 2024

Before they dropped their debut single “NO PAIN,” we spent the day with Jazzelle Zanaughtti, John Muller, and Jean Carlos Pina, the downtown scenesters who joined forces to make a band.

SMOKE BREAK

“Twinks Are Persisting”: A Ten-Minute Cig With Club Rash Boss Jen Sillen

May 16, 2024

For this week’s edition of Smoke Break, we lit one up with the nightclub don diva who recently revived Bushwick hotspot Rash after an arson attack left the club in ruins.

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WUB WUB

A. G. Cook on EDM Bros, British Snark, and Rihanna’s Comeback

May 15, 2024

The prolific artist and producer, whose new album “Britpop” dropped last week, is joined in conversation by his former PC music pupil, multimedia artist Matt Copson.

TOUR DIARY

BLP Kosher Will Sign Your Positive Pregnancy Test

May 15, 2024

In this week’s Tour Diary, the NJB of Florida rap takes us behind the scenes of his headlining tour, from getting detained at the Canadian border to living on a bus full of Hot Funyuns.

SOUND ADVICE

Tom Krell of How to Dress Well Is Pop Music’s Resident Philosopher

May 14, 2024

In this week’s SOUND ADVICE, the multimedia artist rang in the release of his new album by curating us a playlist of his faves: Mariah Carey, 1010benja, and Nirvana.

STUDIO SESH

“Music Is an Act of Service”: Willow Smith, In Conversation With St. Vincent

May 13, 2024

After dropping their respective albums, the musicians linked to discuss self-love, self-producing, and why you don’t have to earn money from your art to truly be an artist.

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“It’s Really Fucking Turnt”: Five Minutes With Teyana Taylor at Her Secret Burlesque Show

May 8, 2024

“It’s actually really fucking turnt,” said the singer and actor, who kiki’d with Interview on the dance floor at her secret pre-Met Gala party.