Tag Archives: Katy Perry

The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

2017 has provided one of the most saturated summers for big releases in recent memory. Everything from superstar DJs, to teenage pop wunderkinds to quintessential indie rock bands have Continue reading The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

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

Calvin Harris’ ‘Feels’ Feeds Off of Pharrell’s Energy and Very Little Else

Sometimes for Calvin Harris, something as simple as retracing your steps, or the steps of his pop ancestors, can be enough to maintain a hot streak only matched Continue reading Calvin Harris’ ‘Feels’ Feeds Off of Pharrell’s Energy and Very Little Else

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week it was insanely difficult to choose who would feature on the weekly roundup of new music. Fleet Foxes and Lorde already confirmed that they would be releasing new albums but it was several surprise releases and returns that made this week particularly special. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Witness Review: Katy Perry is Out-Of-Touch with her Cringy Lyrics and Incoherent Concepts

Armed with cryptic, culinary visuals, a short-back-and-sides à la Miley Cyrus circa-2013, and a sudden penchant for social awareness and intense wokeness, Katy Perry has shifted from a Continue reading Witness Review: Katy Perry is Out-Of-Touch with her Cringy Lyrics and Incoherent Concepts

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

As well as the obvious, polarising choice of Katy Perry’s newfound ‘purposeful pop’, New Music Friday yields some beautifully quirky releases from all corners of alternative universe. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Dua Lipa: Dua Lipa Review – A Powerhouse Pop Star in the Making

With delays leading to a release nine months after its intended September date, Dua Lipa’s debut album could’ve been damaged by its injection into a Continue reading Dua Lipa: Dua Lipa Review – A Powerhouse Pop Star in the Making

Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish’ is Innocuous Clickbait Pop

You’re probably right. ‘Swish Swish’ is probably about Taylor Swift but Katy Perry keeps her crosshairs annoyingly wide enough that fans are forced to make the Continue reading Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish’ is Innocuous Clickbait Pop

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week’s essential mix features releases from the vastest corners of the music industry; pop, rock, indie and an unexpected return from one of England’s most intriguing artists. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times

It’s often the guest list of a Gorillaz record that drives interest in all aspects of its promotion, whether it’s analysis from critics or just basic social media chatter from Continue reading Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times