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Half Waif’s Restless Electro Pop

With her solo project, Nandi Rose Plunkett of the indie rock band Pinegrove seeks out a sense of home amid music that’s as mystical as it is fearless.

Primavera Sound 2017

Photos and reviews of performances by the xx, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin, Angel Olsen, Sampha, and more from last weekend’s festival in Barcelona.

Perera Elsewhere Makes Mysterious Pop Music for Realistic Escapists

After years of working with bands, traveling the globe, and constantly leveling up her musical acumen, Sasha Perera is creating the moody and minimal songs she wants to create.

The Eclectic Soul Music of Nick Hakim

After struggling through a tumultuous adolescence marked by rejection and violence, this singer-songwriter started playing music, and his life changed.

Nina Simone: Her Art and Life in 33 Songs

In conversations with artists including Chan Marshall, Maxwell, and Esperanza Spalding, and through examination of her most iconic songs, we look at the life of a true spellbinder

Perfume Genius on Crying Along to TLC’s “Unpretty” and Not Singing Like Adele

Mike Hadreas details his daily listening habits: rowing with Mr. Mister, rehearsing with Bobby Darin, driving his Honda with Sia, and more.

“SNL” Star Sasheer Zamata on How Kanye’s Music Forces Us to Forgive Him

The comedian breaks down her everyday musical listening habits: waking up to Childish Gambino, cleansing her face to Kehlani, making eggs to Solange, and more.

Finished Business: An Exit Interview with Chairlift

As the New York City duo play their final shows, they talk about what’s changed, what’s next, and what it was like being at the forefront of pop getting hip to indie.

Are Music Festival Lineups Getting Worse?

Crunching the numbers on this year’s biggest summer festivals to determine the most in-demand acts and hardest workers, as well as which fests are the most (and least) unique and diverse.