Shygirl Firefly

"Firefly": Shygirl's Debut Album 'Nymph' Dreamily Takes Flight

"You kept me waitin’ on a lie, wasting all my time, little did I know..." Shygirl's coming, officially. The 29-year-old English multi-hyphenate's already established herself as the ruler of our world with last year's thumping, too-cool club anthem "Cleo," along with her FKA twigs on Caprisongs…


Tove Lo No One Dies From Love

"No One Dies From Love": The Next Tove Lo Era Begins

"I know that they say that no one dies from love. Guess I'll be the first..." Tove Lo is always ahead of the curve. With all this talk nowadays about NFTs and metaverses and multiverses and cryptocurrency, and the state of the real world growing steadily bleaker with each passing day, it only…


FLO Cardboard Box

Can FLO Make Girl Groups Big Again in the West?

Girl groups are nearly on the verge of extinction...in the Western hemisphere, anyway. While there's certainly no shortage of talented troupes hailing from South Korea and Japan entertaining Asia and beyond with sold-out tours and non-stop hits - the Girls (are) On Top, in fact - the same sadly…


Mandy Moore In Real Life

'In Real Life': Mandy Moore Is Returning With a New Album

I'm craving me some Che - err, Mandy Moore. You know who you are. She'll be forever yours. And on May 13, the "Candy" folk-pop princess herself returns. Two years after the release of her beautiful return Silver Landings, which was unfortunately overshadowed upon its release back in March of 2020…


Charli XCX Baby

"Baby" Is Charli XCX at Her Sexiest Yet

"I'ma make you my, I'ma make you my / I'ma make you my, I'ma make you my...baby." It's Charli, baby. The 29-year-old signed douche wholesaler-slash-pop star is deep into her self-described evil major label sell-your-soul era, with her fifth and final studio album with Atlantic Records, Crash,…


Royksopp Impossible Profound Mysteries

"Impossible": Alison Goldfrapp Joins Röyksopp's 'Profound' Return

"See the change arrive, thunder rolling / I can feel it come..." The boys of Röyksopp just love a good tease. The Norwegian duo - who declared themselves done with the traditional album format back in 2014 with The Inevitable End - have been teasing something mysterious and profound for months…


Chanel SloMo Eurovision

Chanel, "SloMo": Spain's Eurovision Entry Is the Moment

Versace...Dior...Gucci...I'm so sorry, sweeties. This year, it's all about Chanel. Chanel Terrero, that is. It's hard to believe, but Måneskin's sexy Italian reign is already nearly over, as Eurovision Song Contest 2022 rapidly approaches this May in Turin, Italy. And now, a new supreme…


Anitta Boys Don't Cry

"Boys Don't Cry": Anitta Gets Her Quick Kicks With a Banger

"When the girls don't need your love / Who says boys don't cry?" Anitta! The beloved Brazilian baddie - our Girl From Rio, the Meiga e Abusada Marvel - is back at it yet again (RT for Brazil!) in 2022, forging ahead in her ongoing quest for multilingual global domination. And, as of Friday…


Charli XCX Rina Sawayama Beg For You

Charli XCX & Rina Sawayama Flip September's 'Cry For You' for the LGBTs

"You'll never see me again," Petra Linnea Paula Marklund, the artist formerly known as September, once declared. Fifteen years and a whole lot of memes later, she's back once again. Sort of. In the cultural conversation. On Gay Twitter, anyway. Charli XCX, who is currently feeling her…


Grimes Shinigami Eyes

"Shinigami Eyes": Grimes Brings Her Death Note to the Dance Floor

"Are you ready to die? / Got my Shinigami eyes on..." Well, it's about damn time. Our favorite Canadian sword-wielding cyber-fairy-space-princess Grimes is back on Wednesday (January 26) - not without a battle - with her brand new single from forthcoming EP Fairies Cum First, a prelude to her…


Royksopp Profound Mysteries

The Mysterious & Profound Return of Röyksopp: 10 Songs to Know

Röyksopp's back at last, Röykstans. Many moons ago, about fifteen years deep into their career, the Norwegian electronic duo announced that they were done releasing full-length records, and that 2014's The Inevitable End would be their final studio album in the traditional sense. Some people…


Let Them It's All Love Tom Aspaul

"Let Them (It's All Love)": Tom Aspaul Kicks Off a New Era

"You think everybody's out to get you / It's all love... It's a new year, and a new chapter for Tom Aspaul. Famously, we do not stan men in this house, but Tom is a rare exception to the rule, from the early "Indiana" days all the way to 2020's gorgeous, gay dance floor triumph, Black Country…