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With “Silk Chiffon,” MUNA Decided To Stop Being Sad Sacks

“We've done so much work on ourselves as individuals and as a band where it's just like, ‘I want to have f*cking fun.’”

By Samantha Leach
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Kelsea Ballerini Loves "Sad Sh*t" & Hates Love Songs

Her new poetry book is a message to her younger self.

By Alyssa Lapid
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Snail Mail Is Indie Rock's Bleeding Heart

On her sophomore album 'Valentine,' Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan is trying to make her romanticism a little less hopeless.

By Ivana Rihter
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Brandi Carlile, Drama Queen

The famously low-key musician ups the ante on her latest album.

By Ivana Rihter
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Welcome To Planet Poppy

The enigmatic musician won’t join her fans in the real world — but she’ll let them cross over into hers.

By Ivana Rihter
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Alessia Cara Turned Her Insomnia Into A Bop

With "Sweet Dream," off the singer's upcoming third album, Cara continues to turn lyrics about anxiety into anthems.

By Ivana Rihter
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Chvrches' New Album Is A Nightmare That Sounds Like A Dream

Inspired by horror movies and internet trolls, 'Screen Violence' somehow isn't a downer.

By Ivana Rihter
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Monica Needs You To Know “Perfection Does Not Exist”

Nearly three decades into her music career, Monica is imparting life lessons before releasing her next album.

By Erica Campbell
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The Personal Nostalgia Of Lucy Dacus

Dacus' third album 'Home Video' paints a wistful portrait of childhood and adolescence.

By Samantha Rollins
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Japanese Breakfast Is Ready To Be Joyful

After two records and a memoir about grief, Michelle Zauner is back with an album of celebration.

By Ivana Rihter
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Mannequin Pussy Wants You To Scream

Missy Dabice believes that emotions kept inside “do a lot more damage.”

By Ivana Rihter
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With "Butter," BTS Says You'll "Fall For Us For Good"

The South Korean group just dropped their second English-language summer anthem.

By Gretchen Smail
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Don’t Insult Britney Spears In Front Of P!nk

The musician opens up about the art that inspires her — and the silliness of music snobbery.

By Princess Gabbara
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Sara Bareilles Felt Like A Real Musician When She Got Her First Keyboard Case

You don't want to know what she was using before.

By Ivana Rihter
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TYSON On Regaining Her Voice & Being A Typical Pisces

The singer/songwriter and sister of Mabel has just released her debut EP.

By L'Oréal Blackett
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St. Vincent’s New Album Is “A Real F*ck It”

“[It’s about] looking at your parents and going, “How much of their fate is written into me?”

By Samantha Leach