Tag Archives: Taylor Swift

Haim: Something To Tell You Review – Doubling Down on Killer Hooks

With their 2013 debut Days Are Gone, sister trio Haim discovered a peerless juncture; one where the breathlessness of R&B and shimmering ’70s soft rock coalesced Continue reading Haim: Something To Tell You Review – Doubling Down on Killer Hooks

Lorde: Melodrama Review – Inimitable Maximalist Pop

In 2013, Lorde’s ubiquitous breakout hit ‘Royals’ offered pop a new angle, one that scoffed at the pristine, materialistic stereotype bred by the pop assembly line. And as she leaves Continue reading Lorde: Melodrama Review – Inimitable Maximalist Pop

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

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

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

Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

Jack Antonoff, creative force and frontman of indie-poppers Bleachers, is having a pretty good year. Antonoff has already worked with Continue reading Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

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’

Prisoner Review – Ryan Adams Twists the Script on the Classic Breakup Record

Considering that Ryan Adams’ last project was a track-by-track cover album of Taylor Swift’s 1989, it’s ironic that Adams latest album Prisoner should discuss his Continue reading Prisoner Review – Ryan Adams Twists the Script on the Classic Breakup Record