Lauren O'Neill

Essays

The 1975's New Album Is a Hopeful Chronicle of Our Times

Or: "How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love The 1975."
Lauren O'Neill
11.30.18
Noisey Roundtable

Here's a Passionate “Thong Song” Roundtable for Sisqo's 40th Birthday

Pls everyone, let's gather round and discuss the world's most extra song about some pants.
Daisy Jones
Emma Garland
Lauren O'Neill
Joel Golby
Hannah Ewens
11.9.18
New music

"thank u, next" Is a Much-Needed Love Letter to Choosing to Be Alone

Ariana Grande's candid, personal new track feels like a sincere appreciation of the value of being single.
Lauren O'Neill
11.5.18
Pity Party

The ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack Is Like a Trip Through Gaga’s Career

The film's music moves through the sub-genres she's touched upon across her four albums, reaffirming the popstar's versatility.
Lauren O'Neill
10.10.18
New music

Lana Del Rey's New Songs Feel Like a Shining Encapsulation of Who She Is

On "Venice Bitch" and "Mariners Apartment Complex," Lana gives us classic shit that feels like an alignment of music and aesthetic.
Lauren O'Neill
9.21.18
First Dates

A First Date at a Vegan Donut Shop with Julien Baker

The Memphis singer-songwriter is about to tour the UK and Ireland – we hung out with her earlier this year to talk about Frank Ocean and eat sweet treats.
Lauren O'Neill
9.20.18
Op-Eds

The World Is Ready for a Lady Gaga Renaissance

Gaga's turn in 'A Star Is Born' is said to be career-defining – will it put her back on top?
Lauren O'Neill
9.11.18
New music

Stefflon Don Levels Up with Two Freestyles Ahead of Her Mixtape 'Secure'

"Oochie Wally" and "Lil Bitch" see the London rapper putting her best foot forward.
Lauren O'Neill
8.14.18
First Dates

A First Date in a Chain Bookshop with Death Cab for Cutie

Romance is... Kensington High Street Waterstones.
Lauren O'Neill
8.8.18
Pity Party

Charli XCX's Recent One-Off Singles Ooze Innovative Pop Pleasure

On three new summer loosies, Charli engages with the pop mainstream while giving us the bangers we know and love her for.
Lauren O'Neill
8.1.18
Pity Party

I'm Getting Old, so I Loved Robert Smith's Introspective Meltdown Festival

My inner Music Dad was delighted.
Lauren O'Neill
6.27.18
we saw this

Charli XCX's London 'Pop 2' Show Confirms Her Innovator Status

The ecstatic half-rave, half-religious experience breathed life into Charli's future-pop aesthetic.
Lauren O'Neill
6.20.18
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