Ilana Kaplan

Music

On Evermore, Taylor Swift embraces unhappy endings

The surprise album and sister record to 'Folklore' proves she's a master storyteller putting out her best work yet.
Ilana Kaplan
12.11.20
Music

How sobriety helped Waxahatchee make her best album yet

Katie Crutchfield tells i-D about hitting rock bottom, finding time for self-reflection and the making of her Americana-inspired record 'Saint Cloud'.
Ilana Kaplan
3.25.20
Music

King Princess: "I want this next album to be Bangertown USA"

The 21-year-old pop star on touring with Harry Styles and her 'horny as hell' dream collaboration with Kacey Musgraves and Jack White.
Ilana Kaplan
3.23.20
Music

why pop music is getting more queer

"Every time we see a push to the right politically — as we are seeing across the globe right now — it is preceded by a period of liberty, of advancement in civil rights, and of freedom of expression."
Ilana Kaplan
6.13.19
Think Pieces

why pop music is getting more queer

"Every time we see a push to the right politically — as we are seeing across the globe right now — it is preceded by a period of liberty, of advancement in civil rights, and of freedom of expression."
Ilana Kaplan
6.12.19
Culture

a guide to nyc's best drag shows during pride

Pay tribute (and tips) to the city's hard-working queens at these venues.
Ilana Kaplan
5.28.19
News

taylor swift's 'me!' is... all about her

Her album 'TS7' is coming soon.
Ilana Kaplan
4.26.19
Film

'drop dead gorgeous' is the cult movie that combines pageants and murder mystery

The 90s film features a host of names including Kirsten Dunst, Allison Janney, and Ellen Barkin.
Ilana Kaplan
4.8.19
Music

perfume are still japan's most experimental girl group

Ahead of their Coachella performance, the J-Pop group tell i-D about their new album 'Future Pop' and why they've never embraced kawaii.
Ilana Kaplan
1.10.19
Music

boygenius is the only supergroup that matters

Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, and Julien Baker started boygenius as a joke about male artist archetypes. Then they recorded one of the year's best EPs in just five days.
Ilana Kaplan
11.9.18
Music

alunageorge's emotional new song is about finding true happiness

As the UK duo drops 'Superior Emotion' with Cautious Clay, singer Aluna Francis talks returning to AlunaGeorge's indie beginnings — and how music helped her through her own #MeToo moment.
Ilana Kaplan
9.7.18
Music

kelsy karter is the aspiring rockstar making music for zayn

Watch the surreal video for her latest single, 'Sad Sad Summer.'
Ilana Kaplan
7.25.18
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