Michael Cragg

Music

the sixty best madonna songs

the definitive list of her madgesty's greatest songs
Michael Cragg
8.9.18
Music

the story behind... moloko's sing it back

According to the woman behind it, Róisín Murphy.
Michael Cragg
7.5.18
Music

daphne and celeste are back… again

Ooh stick you, your mama too, and your daddy.
Michael Cragg
3.14.18
Music

everything björk’s utopia will make you feel, think and do - track by track

Spoiler: It’s really fucking lovely.
Michael Cragg
11.24.17
Music

fifteen minutes with... rae morris

Where we ask pop music commentator Michael Cragg to ring people for fifteen minutes and no seconds. Today it’s the turn of the very good Rae Morris, Blackpool’s number two popstar and the singer behind the year’s best single, Do It.
Michael Cragg
11.9.17
POP

møving on up: the rise of danish superstar mø

You know MØ, she of gargantuan bangers, Lean On and Cold Water. She’s literally done a Bey and dropped us a brand new EP to wrap our ears around. We caught up with her for ten to get the lowdown.
Michael Cragg
10.27.17
Music

how a pop song became an anthem of hope

After the terrorist attack at her concert, Ariana Grande's One Last Time has taken on new meaning as a song that demonstrates the genre's ability to heal.
Michael Cragg
6.5.17
Music

meet the songwriters crafting this year's most amazing pop music

Get to know the minds who brought you MØ, Zayn, and Charli XCX.
Michael Cragg
12.23.16
Music

meet the collaborators behind beyonce’s lemonade and solange's seat at the table

2016 was a good year for the Knowles sisters. Both Lemonade and A Seat At The Table broke the boundaries of where music and visuals could go so we met with four of the albums collaborators about how they came to work on two of the records of the year...
Michael Cragg
12.20.16
POP

​2016 was the year that… pop got odd

Has this year been the weirdest yet for pop music?
Michael Cragg
12.16.16
Music

our favourite female songwriters talk feelings, felines and penning pop hits

How do you write a song for someone else? Where do you source emotions that you might not have felt for a while from? And where is the best place to jot down words that come to into your head? As taken from The Fifth Sense, a partnership with Chanel...
Michael Cragg
12.16.16
Music

why staying silent is fast becoming the secret to superstardom

The fact that we still don’t know a huge amount about some of the most famous people on the planet is thrilling. But is the perception more interesting than the reality?
Michael Cragg
11.21.16
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