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allie x's new video is a twisted take on hollywood glamor

"Imagine walking into a department store in the early 90s, and everyone is in drag."
Ivan Guzman
8.9.18
Music

how robyn became the master of pop

After nearly a decade, Robyn is back to save us with her new solo single Missing U. It’s just further proof as to why she’s one of the world’s most important players in pop.
Alim Kheraj
8.2.18
News

watch troye and ariana party in a community center for their new video

The ‘Dance to This’ video really does make you want to dance to it.
Mitch Parker
7.20.18
Music

the dark arts of the pop charts: how music superstars sell millions when no one buys albums

As Taylor Swift’s "Reputation" sells 1.2m copies in a week — making it the biggest selling album of 2017 so far — we explore the rise of artists’ partnerships with brands, streaming deals, ticket bundles, and other magic sales tricks.
Alim Kheraj
11.22.17
Music

billie eilish proves 15 is the best age to write about heartbreak

The precocious singer talks about why she loves writing sad pop lyrics.
Georgie Wright
11.3.17
Think Pieces

why was 2000s pop such an anomaly?

Things were very different for pop stars during the cultural bubble of 2002 - 2009. What changed? And what happens for those who made their name then, but want to continue their fame now?
Anne T. Donahue
9.28.17
Think Pieces

when pop stars paint their faces, what on earth are they trying to say?

Face painting: the provenance of toddlers and global superstars.
Erica Euse
8.25.17
Music

perfume genius is the queer singer turning his fetishes into pop

Ahead of his sold out London show at Heaven, i-D caught up with Mike Hadreas to talk about new album "No Shape," calling on spirits and running away from "evil Trump babies."
Charlotte Gush
6.8.17
Music

premiere: lily mcqueen throws an 80s prom in her dreamy new music video

The pop singer calls Disney soundtracks her biggest musical inspirations.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.18.17
Music

5 pop stars who appropriated hip-hop culture

Miley Cyrus is not the only pop star guilty of the crime.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.11.17
POP

​2016, the year that pop got odd

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

the she's have rocked san francisco since they were in middle school

When they started making dreamy pop-rock together, they were eleven. A decade later, The She's are still bringing an ever maturing sound to the San Francisco indie music scene.
Alyssa Pereira
7.21.16