story / Wayan Zoey It’s a special kind of singer that can be identified simply by their stance—your Freddie Mercurys or Billie Joe Armstrongs—rarer still when that silhouette is set against a piano. When the shape is a billow of red hair whipping around a glittery frame, arms out as if inserting themselves in to […]
illustration / MISSY MCCULLOUGH story /MEGHAN O’CONNOR Angel Haze has been calling you a cunt since before cunt-calling was cool. And yes, that’s a reference to Twitter foe Azealia Banks and what has quickly become a battle for the femme-rapping throne. Some may say Haze has a big ego, and for many reasons this could […]
interview / Alyssa Hardy photos / Spencer Kohn Genevieve is clairvoyant. She tells me this about halfway through our conversation and she drops it in casually as if she’s telling me she’s going to be having tuna for lunch. It doesn’t surprise me at all because, after talking to her for about 20 minutes, you […]
Words / Erica Russell photos / Leyla Lacheri Nola Wren—learn the name, because the New York City-based artist is going to be your new go-to for upbeat, punky electro-pop. The raven-haired singer-songwriter, who crafts delectably catchy pop grooves in her bedroom, is premiering the quirky video for her new single “Venom” today on LADYGUNN. “I […]
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photos/ Spencer Kohn writer + stylist / Erica Russell makeup / Alyne Halvajian hair / Lynsey Laskowski “It’s a combination of everything that I know,” Lights explains from the phone, just a touch of white noise distorting her typically crisp, effervescent voice as she waxes poetic about her new album. “It’s about taking everything you […]
interview / Olivia Inkster photos / Tamara Gajic production / Erica Russell With July 4th and the concept of Independence on everyone’s brain, the Plain White T’s have a new-found appreciation for personal freedom that involves more than a day off from work and hotdog buns. The band has just released their first independent album, […]
Words / Erica Russell Photos / Austin Lord Listening to Nashville sister-duo Poema is like basking underneath a light-dappled window after a sun-shower: their music is sunny, mellow, brimming with warmth, and full of good vibes. Pretty Speeches is the upcoming EP from the indie-pop sisters, and while the release is due July 10th, we’re […]