Some Thoughts

Some Thoughts

A Goodbye to 'NME''s Print Edition, Which Shaped Generations of Music Fans

Divisive and flawed it may have been, but it was also utterly inspirational for a generation of rock fans stuck between the traditional music press and the innovations of the internet.
Lauren O'Neill
3.8.18
Op-Eds

Don't Apologize Quincy Jones, You Living Legend

Giving two of the best interviews in recent memory is nothing to be sorry about??
Tshepo Mokoena
2.23.18
Some Thoughts

The Buzz for Arctic Monkeys' Live Comeback Reminds Us That They're Timeless

Whatever you say about them, the band's slew of festival dates is a reason to get nostalgic for the past and excited for right now.
Lauren O'Neill
1.30.18
Some Thoughts

Covers by Lorde and St. Vincent Provide Deeper Connections to Artists I Love

There's something magic about seeing a musician you love put their stamp on a piece of music by someone else.
Lauren O'Neill
1.25.18
Op-Eds

Taylor Swift Sold a Million Copies of an Album That Didn’t Need Hits

Figures confirm that 'Reputation' was 2017's best-selling album, but tell another story about the loyalty of Swift's fans.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.10.18
Some Thoughts

Charli XCX’s ‘Pop 2’ Subverts Everything About Music for the Masses

The mixtape, exec produced by PC Music's AG Cook, is a masterclass in turning pop on its head.
Lauren O'Neill
1.4.18
Some Thoughts

The "Old Taylor" Isn't Dead If She's Still Holding a Grudge

Only Taylor Swift 1.0 would write "Look What You Made Me Do" about moving on but fill it with barbed jabs about karma.
sam wolfson
8.25.17