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Op-Eds

Let’s Say It: The UK Charts Are a Mess Right Now

Busted? The Specials? The Greatest Showman? What is going on?
Rosie Hewitson
2.13.19
Op-Eds

Netflix’s ’Sex Education’ Balances Story and Soundtrack Beautifully

Stop providing outdated print-outs on ‘sexual intercourse’. Schools should screen the well-curated and educational Netflix show instead.
Ryan Bassil
2.13.19
Op-Eds

The Classic 'Album Release Cycle' Seems to Be Dying

Am I the only one who was like 'I cannot keep up with all these projects coming out right at the end of the year, the fuck?' No? Good.
Chanté Joseph
2.12.19
Op-Eds

21 Savage Is a Person, Not Your Meme

While everyone gets their jokes off, the supposedly British rapper is set to be deported and separated from his children.
Ryan Bassil
2.4.19
Op-Eds

Weezer Have Always Been the Goofy Band You Think They Are

This week they released the 'Teal Album', covering TLC, a-ha and more – and of course, some hate it. But isn't their kookiness their charm?
Marianne Eloise
1.25.19
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
Op-Eds

Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
12.14.18
Op-Eds

How 2018 Became the Year '20GAYTEEN'

Hayley Kiyoko came up with the nickname on 1st January, and looking back, it's easy to concede she was right.
Daisy Jones
12.5.18
Brits Critics' Choice Award

Please Let Mahalia Win the BRITs Critics Choice Over Two Guitar Lads

Sam Fender and Lewis Capaldi are absolutely fine, but Mahalia's already shown she means so much to listeners in the UK and beyond.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.29.18
Op-Eds

Mariah, Our Living Meme, Deserves More Credit for Her Songwriting

Yes, she wrote a Christmas banger, but these underrated cuts show that she's got lyricism, harmony and genre-play sorted too.
Jeffrey Ingold
11.16.18
Op-Eds

Women Artists Lose Out When Algorithms Help Book Events

Two lineups this week, for Spotify's Who We Be in London and Annie Mac's Lost & Found festival, highlight how gender imbalance feeds into streaming.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.2.18
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