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The Pointlessness of Pop Star Feuds

The MTV VMAs often provides a pedestrian affair, as the world’s most popular pop stars battle it out in a quest for the coveted water cooler moment. Naturally, the Continue reading The Pointlessness of Pop Star Feuds

Father John Misty: Pure Comedy Review – A Testing, Yet Entertaining Trip through the Psyche of Josh Tillman

In his most derogatory, basic form, Father John Misty is an internet troll, picking out tetchy subjects and their commentators and irritating them acerbically. But that notion is a mere microcosm; in truth, Father John Misty is a Continue reading Father John Misty: Pure Comedy Review – A Testing, Yet Entertaining Trip through the Psyche of Josh Tillman

Father John Misty Sings about VR Sex with Taylor Swift on New Track ‘Total Entertainment Forever’

After the first line of his latest track, ‘Total Entertainment Forever’, you might’ve thought that Father John Misty was riffing off of Kanye West, but Misty’s true meaning beneath a facade of Continue reading Father John Misty Sings about VR Sex with Taylor Swift on New Track ‘Total Entertainment Forever’

The Winners, Nominees & Snubs: 5 Talking Points from the 2017 Grammys

After #OscarsSoWhite dominated proceedings throughout the 2016 awards seasons, the residue from that controversy seemingly carried over into 2017. The imbalance of awards and nominations towards Continue reading The Winners, Nominees & Snubs: 5 Talking Points from the 2017 Grammys

Sampha: Process Review – Carving Out a Space Entirely of its Own

The staticky voice of famed US astronaut Neil Armstrong utters the first words of Sampha’s Process. ‘I’ll work my way over into the sunlight here without looking directly into the sun,’ he says. Those opening lines and this Continue reading Sampha: Process Review – Carving Out a Space Entirely of its Own

The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 5-1

It all boils down to this. Vendor have sifted through viral hip-hop smashes, brooding contemplative folk, and of course, out-and-out sugary pop, to arrive at this moment. Here’s the Top 5 Tracks of 2016: Continue reading The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 5-1

Father John Misty’s Orchestral Epic ‘Pure Comedy’ puts Everything in Perspective

With his sophomore album, I Love You, Honeybear, Father John Misty gave his listeners a lot to mull over; the intimacy of romance, the starkness of our political landscape and of course Continue reading Father John Misty’s Orchestral Epic ‘Pure Comedy’ puts Everything in Perspective

The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 10-6

Vendor’s Best Songs of 2016 finally enters its Top 10. These next five tracks really advocate the value of artistic reinvention. Here’s numbers 10-6: Continue reading The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 10-6

The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 15-11

Despite just missing out on the Top 10 of 2016, these next five acts make a strong case for pushing the alternative. Here’s numbers 15-11: Continue reading The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 15-11

The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 20-16

We’ve finally entered the Top 20 of our Best of 2016 list. Once more, the next five tracks are dominated by hip-hop and R&B, emphasising a truly stellar year for music of black origin. Here’s numbers 20-16: Continue reading The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 20-16