Charli XCX


Brat is Gabriel Smith’s “Haunted House Benzo Novel.” Not to Be Confused With Charli XCX.

June 11, 2024

The author talked to writer Eliza Callahan about translating grief on the page, writing to the music of Brian Eno, and, of course, that Twitter exchange with Charli XCX.

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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.


Troye Sivan Won’t Rule Out Marrying a Fan

May 6, 2024

The morning after the NYC pop-up for his lifestyle brand Tsu Lange Yor, we talked to the pop star about social anxiety, marrying a fan, and the song of the summer.


“I Don’t Want Any Boners in My Direction”: Julia Fox, in Conversation with Charli XCX

December 1, 2023

“I’d rather have a bunch of girls fantasizing about me than a bunch of dudes jerking off to my photos.”

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Rachel Sennott and Charli XCX Enter Hot Girl Mode

September 30, 2022

The kindred spirits have an iMessage convo about TikTok, tiny bags, plane food, and the power of saying no.


@BennyDrama Was Giving Creamy Desert Daddy at Coachella

April 19, 2022

“This festival is an excuse for straight people to give, and I celebrate that.”

In Conversation

Rostam Batmanglij and Brit Marling on Communication and Collaboration

June 4, 2021

To mark the release of his new album “Changephobia,” the musician sits down with “The OA” co-creator to discuss the failure to express yourself, and how to overcome it.

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Bladee and Charli XCX Bring the “Drama”

April 28, 2021

The internet pop stars and collaborators discuss Ariana Grande, autotune, and making music from home.

Brooke Candy Tells Mykki Blanco Sexorcism is A Big “Fuck You” to Everyone Who Didn’t Believe in Her

December 13, 2019

“Sexorcism” is a sort of homecoming for the sex-positive icon.

Partying With Allie X, from Hell’s Kitchen to Bushwick

October 30, 2019

After opening for Charli XCX at Terminal 5, the emo-pop princess headed to Bushwick and partied some more.

Why ALMA is going to be the next big thing in pop

March 2, 2018

She’s been co-signed by Elton John, collaborated with French Montana and MØ, and with the release of her new mixtape Heavy Rules, she’s about to light up the charts.

Life after Britney: why hit songwriter Jesse Saint John is going solo

February 16, 2018

The songwriter and burgeoning pop star pivoted from crafting radio hits for Britney Spears and Camila Cabello to hitting out on his own.

Kim Petras is turning her pop dreams into reality

February 14, 2018

We talked to the pop sensation about her new single “Heart to Break,” her favorite music videos, and her controversial collabs with Dr. Luke.

Why Charli XCX’s Pop 2 is criminally underrated

January 12, 2018

Pop 2 is the first collection of songs that warrants the oft-made comparison to Kanye West’s Yeezus—here’s why.

The 10 best albums of 2017

December 21, 2017

Records from Lil Peep, Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and more rounded out the music worth keeping on repeat.

Futuristic pop star Charli XCX shares a photo diary of her wild year

December 20, 2017

Dive into the pop star’s crazy but wonderful year of nonstop touring and recording.

The 10 best songs of 2017

December 19, 2017

We distilled the year’s chart-toppers and deep cuts into a master list of the best music, from Charli XCX, Selena Gomez, Metro Boomin, and more.

Alt-pop star SSION made us a Rebirth playlist to celebrate his new single

December 13, 2017

He picks anthems from Neil Young, George Michael, and Amber Mark that symbolize life returning anew.