MUNA Home By Now

"Home By Now": MUNA Makes Sad Queer Dance Floor Magic Again

"If we'd kept heading the samе direction, would we be homе by now?" When it comes to MUNA, there's just something that consistently cuts to the core and hits just right, every single time. The three-piece band is steadily forging ahead towards their third studio album, the self-titled MUNA (out…


Sky Ferreira Don't Forget

"Don't Forget": The Return of Sky Ferreira Is One to Remember

"Honey, you can see that it’s a rotten world..." No, it's not just a sad dream: 108 years and 99 tears later, Sky Ferreira is back. Nearly a decade after her 2013 debut studio album Night Time, My Time, and three years after her last single (2019's "Downhill Lullaby"), the singer-songwriter,…


Mika Yo Yo

From Eurovision to the Dance Floor: Put MIKA's "Yo Yo" on Repeat

"Take out all my sorrow, put that on a beat..." Writing about a man? In these trying times? I know... But we support fellow LGBTs in this house, and the multi-talented MIKA is no exception, especially as he's having a real moment at the moment since co-hosting Eurovision 2022 last week. (Chanel…


Loreen Neon Lights

"Neon Lights": Loreen Makes Her Grand Return to Save Us All

"When you're lost, I'll be there..." What is this feeling coming over me? This sense of joy? This ecstasy? Elation? No. It's...euphoria. One decade after rightfully claiming the crown for Sweden as the winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2012 with her thunderous anthem and, fittingly, one day…


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 Styrke Has "YouYouYou" on Her Mind

"I'm in love with someone new...still I'm dreaming about you." Tove Styrke knows that life is HARD. The 29-year-old Swedish singer-songwriter has been going HARD for a while now herself, especially in the past few months, from opening for Marina on the Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land Tour to…


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…


Mitski The Only Heartbreaker

"The Only Heartbreaker": Mitski Resigns to Being the Bad Guy

"If you would just make one mistake, what a relief that would be..." You know how there are songs that, upon hearing an opening line for the first time, you just know it's about to have you in a chokehold? Mitski is back. The 31-year-old Puberty 2 singer-songwriter actually returned last month…


Donna Missal To Me Your Face Is Love

"(To Me) Your Face Is Love": Donna Missal's Club-Ready Love Letter

"You’re symphonic, you’re the melody I want..." Donna Missal doesn't -- wait for it -- miss. At all. (Still workshopping this one. Sorry.) The 30-year-old powerhouse belter has come a long way sonically since her 2018 debut This Time, followed by last year's Lighter, both of which are full of…


CXLOE New Trick

Australia's Dark-Pop Princess CXLOE Has a "New Trick" Up Her Sleeves

"I got a new trick / Why'd it take all this time?" Australia is home to some of the finest, most globally cherished pop exports of our time: The Sisters Minogue™. Natalie Imbruglia. Holly Valance. Enter CXLOE into the discourse. The 26-year-old Sydney-born singer-songwriter has been making waves…


"The Motto": Ava Max & Tiësto Unite for a Time-Traveling Party Anthem

"Believe it, we ain't got no plans to leave here..." Paws up, Maxxinistas: our time is now. Being a card-carrying Avatar is a full-time job, but it pays well in bangers and bops aplenty: we've got our heads and our hearts to look after, toasts to raise with all of the kings and queens on the…


Foxes Sky Love

Foxes' 'The Kick' Is Set to Be One of the First Great Albums of 2022

"It's insane, but you know when you've got it..." Forget all the 2021 end-of-year "Best Of" listicle discourse. Who needs it? It's time to talk about next year. English singer-songwriter Louisa Rose Allen, best known as Foxes - who you all know and love from Zedd's "Clarity" surely, as well as a…