On her fascinating 10th album, the artist takes stock of the world she helped create—and, once again, conjures a new one.
At her epic opening show, the pop star played 44 songs and conjured actual magic.
Lady Gaga’s minimalist rendition of “Hold My Hand” stood out even in a night of unpredictable musical moments.
We don’t quite live in the country the show depicts. But, in an odd way, we should wish to.
Welcome to the age of lo-fi beats to take stimulants to.
Caroline Polachek’s Pure Moods is pure magic.
Her performance was all heat, no-nonsense.
Paramore’s old sound has become trendy again—but the Nashville trio is chasing “new versions of ourselves.”
Even the highlights of last night’s ceremony couldn’t fully distract from its problems.
One of the world’s most prominent queer entertainers thrives at playing to the middle.
Måneskin looks a lot cooler than it sounds.
A new generation of fantasy TV is here. Why is it so bleak?
The year in music was a party.
The singer’s highly anticipated new album, SOS, is a reminder of how fun fatalism can be.
What’s the secret to making great pop music? A Max Martin–inspired musical has some answers.
The swastika that the rapper tweeted ties a nasty little bow on his ever-expanding collection of disturbing ideas.
“You Make Loving Fun” showed that the late Fleetwood Mac member was a titan in her own right.
Todd Field’s film spells out why creator and creation usually can’t be separated.
Live music is a mess right now.
The rapper’s brand is now pointless, profitable cruelty.
The master of calming music has recorded a wake-up call.