Lauren O'Neill

Books

Music Drives Gender-Play Novel ‘Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl’

Andrea Lawlor's debut is a fascinating exploration of sex, queerness and gender, played out against a kaleidoscopic musical background.
Lauren O'Neill
9 hours ago
New music

Kitty Levels Up What Synth Pop Can Mean on 'ROSE GOLD'

The prolific musician and producer's new full length release is personal, accomplished, and a seemingly total realisation of her vision.
Lauren O'Neill
4.9.19
Interviews

Ex Hex's New Album 'It's Real' Is a Nostalgia Trip Towards the Future

We speak to frontperson Mary Timony about the Washington D.C. band's ambitious second project.
Lauren O'Neill
3.25.19
New music

Lazy Day's 'Letters' EP Is a Burst of Honest, Confident British Rock

Stream the London band's five track release here, ahead of its official drop this Friday 22 March.
Lauren O'Neill
3.20.19
New music

Weyes Blood's New Track "Movies" Finds Humanity In Contradictions

As on much of her upcoming album 'Titanic Rising,' "Movies" sees Natalie Mering dealing with the wider world's impact on her emotions.
Lauren O'Neill
3.19.19
Glastonbury 2019

The Cure and The Killers Join Stormzy as Glastonbury 2019 Headliners

Janet Jackson, Christine and the Queens, and Lauryn Hill are all also highly billed in the first proper wave of acts announced for June 2019's event.
Lauren O'Neill
3.15.19
Interviews

The Coathangers Want to Talk About Addiction

We're premiering their new song and video “Step Back” alongside an interview with frontwoman Julia Kugel.
Lauren O'Neill
2.27.19
brits 2019

All the Awards Show Tropes from Last Night's BRITs

Vague politics, weird presenting duos, and, inevitably, Sheeran. Last night felt a bit like Awards Show 101.
Lauren O'Neill
2.21.19
Interviews

Uffie May Be Back, But She'll Never Stop Evolving

We caught up with the original queen of MySpace as she prepares for her glorious, and much longed-for, 2019 return.
Lauren O'Neill
2.15.19
Holy Shit

Bikini Kill Might Be 'Back' for 2019, But They've Always Mattered

'Revolution Girl Style Now!' and Forever.
Lauren O'Neill
1.16.19
Op-Eds

At Least the 2019 BRIT Award Nominations Feel Gender-Balanced

Giggs, Jorja Smith and Brockhampton were named among this year's nods, where paint-by-numbers pop stands beside rising innovators.
Lauren O'Neill
1.14.19
Noisey 2018

'Women In Rock' Is Dead; Long Live Women In Rock

If 2018 has taught us anything, it's that women's dominance of rock music isn't a trend – it's the new normal. Criticism has to reflect that.
Lauren O'Neill
12.19.18
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