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When Taylor Swift dropped her truly excellent new album ‘folklore’ last week, she made up for its lack of pre-announcement by offering quite the collector's haul. As well as the ‘standard’ edition formats, you could also secure the record...
And so it goes that another magnificent pop cultural presence leaves us. Earlier this week, the woman known as Miss Mercy passed away at the age of 71, but she leaves behind a legacy of originality, freedom and maybe...
Every single character in Succession is a sinister, nasty piece of work – scumbags one and all. And yet, what you wouldn’t give to spend an evening with them, knocking back extremely expensive whiskey, munching on deep fried ortolans...
Taylor Swift never shies away from a spectacle. Known for her theatrical shows and colourful music, we’ve grown to anticipate grand album announcements. Yet, this time, with no glitz or glamour, the pop star unveiled her eighth studio album,...
Never let it be said that Alanis Morissette, doesn’t wear her heart very firmly on her sleeve. She did 25 years ago, with the colossal hit that was 'Jagged Little Pill' and she does here, on 'Such Pretty Forks...
Jessy Lanza’s style flits between experimental pop and club-ready anthems. With a BBC Radio 1 residency and two critically acclaimed albums under her belt, we approach her third album, ‘All The Time’. Along with long-time creative partner Jeremy...
“Tonight I heard I haven’t been nominated for a @MercuryPrize and that The 1975 have,” Nadine Shah tweeted two days ago (July 22). It was the first in a series of missives about the awards show, which takes place...
The pandemic, in many ways, has stripped life back to its simplest form. The maximalist, luxury trappings of capitalist life are no longer necessary (why buy that designer fit when you can barely go outside?) and instead we’ve been reminded...
What makes a meme? In definition, a meme is a mode of image-based communication usually used for humour, to evoke a sense of familiarity and shared pop-cultural reference amongst those who receive and understand it. Memes have become a...