Music


Travelling Through Sound

Kiki Francis shares a way to travel from home through an exploration of her top international tunes. From Indian Disco to French synth-pop, her playlist is a great jumping off point.


Chromatica: The Best Lady Gaga Album Yet?

My parents and I happened upon Lady Gaga after The Fame (2008) and The Fame Monster (2009) were released. While my parents turned ‘LoveGame’ off the first time they heard it in the car, they…





Fetch the Bolt Cutters— Fiona Apple Wants Out

Whenever I’ve felt frustrated and defeated and like Alanis Morissette just doesn’t quite capture my internal conflict, I’ve turned to Fiona Apple. Her brand of nervous but undeniably beautiful songs has, for many, reflected disappointment,…


Review: Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia

“I’m Dua Lipa, and I’m your freestyle dance teacher”. Perhaps an interesting entry-point into the British pop superstar’s work would be the selection of YouTube videos, memes, and Buzzfeed articles dedicated to chronicling her poor…


Review: The Weeknd – After Hours

Bursting onto the scene in 2010 with a unique dark-wave RnB aesthetic, Abel Tesfaye’s hedonistic, drug-induced ramblings across the Trilogy mixtapes showcased one of the greatest debut efforts of the last decade, and cemented The…