Tom Routledge reviews Carly Rae Jepsen’s follow-up to cult classic Emotion.
My reputation has never been worse for being a Taylor Swift fan than in the last few months. I have been repeatedly interrogated about the media feuds involving Swift, and over her ‘audacity’ to release an album critiquing of her ‘haters’. I think this hounding by my own peers says a lot about an increasing obsession […]
Max Martin. You might not have heard the name, but you most certainly know his production credits. From Britney Spears’ ‘…Baby One More Time’ through to Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’, Martin has dominated mainstream popular music since the end of the last millennia and alongside his frequent collaborator Karl Johan Schuster, known as Shellback, Martin […]
Last week, Taylor Swift broke her silence after her 2014 1989 success, by ironically furthering a ‘visible’ silence; deleting her social media presence and teasing fans with the potential recreation for a new album. A few visual enigmas later, here we are with an album name (reputation) a release date (November 10th) and a choreographed […]
Once a wonder-kid and now a wonder woman, Lorde reigns on with the release of her new single ‘Green Light’ from her eagerly anticipated new album, Melodrama. Having spent 18 months working on the record with jitter synth king, Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff, this track marks the beginning of “the story of the last 2 wild, […]