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Primavera’s Expansive 2018 Lineup Proved Festivals Can Still Be Exhilarating

"Welcome to the best festival in the world," Adam Granduciel said shortly into the War On Drugs' set at Barcelona's Primavera Sound. It was Thursday…
Ryan Leas | June 3, 2018 - 1:37 pm

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A Different Kind Of Buzz: Beholding Lorde’s Unconventional Pop Stardom On The Melodrama Tour

Let's get this out of the way up front: No, Lorde's concert Saturday in Columbus did not feel empty.
Chris DeVille | April 3, 2018 - 11:28 am

The Week In Pop

The Oscars And Pop Music Have Fallen Out Of Touch

Movie music is pop music. Maybe the cinema and the stereo aren't connected like they used to be, but two months into 2018, blockbuster soundtracks…
Chris DeVille | March 1, 2018 - 3:23 pm

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Watch Lorde Cover Frank Ocean’s “Lost” At Primavera Sound

Like everyone else in the world, Lorde seems to be a big Frank Ocean fan. During her recent North American tour opener in Milwaukee, she…
Peter Helman | June 2, 2018 - 7:29 pm

Lorde Apologizes For Whitney Houston-Quoting Bathtub Instagram

We all do dumb things, even the best of us. Lorde, who currently has a pretty strong claim on "the best of us" status can…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2018 - 9:08 am

Watch Lorde Cover St. Vincent’s “New York” With Jack Antonoff In Brooklyn

Lorde made Melodrama, the very best album of 2017, with some help from producer of the moment Jack Antonoff. She continued the North American leg
Peter Helman | April 4, 2018 - 10:58 pm

What Favor Did Stephen Malkmus Do For Lorde?

The past and perhaps future Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has reconvened his band the Jicks for a new album called Sparkle Hard. It's coming out…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2018 - 9:15 am

Watch Lorde Cover Drake In Toronto

Lorde has done a lot of cool things on her current North American tour. She's taken along a very cool group of openers, including Run…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2018 - 9:24 am

Watch Lorde Cover Kanye West’s “Love Lockdown” & “Runaway” In Chicago

Lorde is not someone who has a problem with controversy-courting rappers; she is, after all, on tour with Killer Mike. And there's at least a…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 9:56 am

Watch Lorde Debut “Precious Metals” And Cover Frank Ocean At Milwaukee Tour Opener

Lorde opened her North America Dance tour last night in Milwaukee at BMO Harris Bradley Center. During the show, she broke out an unreleased song…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 2, 2018 - 8:48 am

Lorde – “Supercut (El-P Remix)” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

Lorde's North American tour kicks off tomorrow and she's taking both Run The Jewels, Tove Styrke, and Mitski on the road with her. Ahead of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 28, 2018 - 4:34 pm

The Week In Pop

Alice Merton Is Ruling Rock Radio. Is A Pop Crossover Next?

Do you remember where you first heard "Royals"? Almost any guess could be correct -- and not just because the song achieved the sort of…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2018 - 4:09 pm

Israelis Sue New Zealanders Over Lorde Boycott

An Israeli legal rights group said Wednesday it is suing two New Zealanders for allegedly convincing the pop singer Lorde to cancel her performance in…
Associated Press | January 31, 2018 - 10:18 am

Lorde Addresses Fans In Post-Grammys Newspaper Ad

Lorde was the only female musician nominated for Album Of The Year at the Grammys on Sunday, and not coincidentally, she was also the only…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2018 - 11:17 pm

Grammys President Says Women Need To “Step Up” To Win More Awards

The people behind the Grammys didn't make things too easy on themselves last night! Faced with a year full of great music -- much of…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2018 - 8:57 am
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