Articles by Margaret Farrell

Mara Connor Gives Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” a Lynchian Treatment

Today marks the late rock ’n’ roll pioneer’s 93rd birthday.

Tinashe Casts a New Spell on Her Cover of “I’m Every Woman”

The TOKiMONSTA-produced track is Tinashe’s contribution to “Black History Always – Music for the Movement Vol. II.”

Vic Mensa Performs Fierce Medley on “Colbert,” Details Next Project “I TAPE”

Both “SHELTER” and “FR33Dom” are from the EP out March 26.

From Freud to Zombie Sharks, Geneva Jacuzzi Discusses “Lamaze” for Its Reissue

The avant-garde pop polymath looks back on her 2010 album.

Helado Negro Gives David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” a Sublime Treatment

The cover comes from BBE Music’s “Modern Love: A David Bowie Tribute Album,” out May 28.

There’s a New Bachelor in Town (It’s Jay Som and Palehound’s Band)

Melina Duterte and Ellen Kempner release their first single together, “Anything at All,” via Polyvinyl.

Sessa’s “Grandeza” Gets A Vibrant, Psychedelic Visual Treatment

São Paulo artist Rollinos and Lisbon/NYC illustrator Bráulio Amado get trippy with the music video’s animation.

On Half Waif’s New Track “Party’s Over,” It’s OK to Not Be Invited

The artist shares a video for the single, which appear on a new 7-inch out today via ANTI- Records.

Hear the First Track From the Lost Alan Vega Album “Mutator”

“Nike Soldier” is the first single from the posthumous album slated to be released April 23 via Sacred Bones.

Pussy Riot Collaborate with Dorian Electra and 100 gecs’ Dylan Brady on “TOXIC”

The overwhelming single is from Pussy Riot’s forthcoming EP, which is expected this spring.

Shamir Shares Fantastic Cover of Billie Eilish’s “Ocean Eyes”

It’s his first release since his self-titled album, which dropped last October.

Best Move Battle Growing Pains on “Forgotten Bloom”

The debut single from the Sacramento-based trio focuses on the unnerving expectations of managing the future.

Toro Y Moi Celebrates 10 Years of “Underneath the Pine”

Chazwick Bundick is honoring the breakthrough album with limited edition merch and an instrumental version of the record.

Daft Punk’s Breakup Confirmed After Sharing Epilogue Video

Hopefully, like the legend of the phoenix, etc. etc.

Katy Kirby, “Cool Dry Place”

Kirby’s debut gives us songs imbued with excitement in the unknown.

Questlove Is Directing a Documentary About Sly Stone

“It goes beyond saying that Sly’s creative legacy is in my DNA.”

ELIO and Charli XCX Leave Pieces of Their Hearts Behind on “Charger” Remix

The 23-year-old pop singer enlists Charli for the first glimpse of her forthcoming remix EP.

Youth Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be on Kyler Slater’s “Lost My Mind”

Hear the first single from Slater’s forthcoming 9-track project.

Dollar Signs Spoil and Then Clash With Their Id on “B.O.M.B.S.”

This is their third single ahead of the release of “Hearts of Gold” out March 12 on Pure Noise.

SZA Talks Trees, Toxic Positivity, and New Music in “CBS This Morning” Interview

Following the release of “Good Days,” she’s teamed up with Tazo Tea and American Forests to combat climate change in BIPOC areas. 

The Pink Stones Bury a Darker Sentiment on “Shiny Bone”

From their debut “Introducing…The Pink Stones,” out April 9 via Normaltown Records.

Oops!…It’s Happening Again: Netflix Working on a Britney Spears Doc

The news arrives on the heels of “New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears.”

Haviah Mighty Protects Her Energy On “Obeah”

This is the Toronto rapper’s second single of 2021.

Victoria Monét Saddles Up for Stunning “F.U.C.K.” Video

Following last year’s “Jaguar” LP, she takes us to the wild wild west.

Whoever Broke Syd’s Heart Is Lame and “Missing Out,” as Proven by Her Latest Single

The Internet songwriter shares her first solo single since 2017’s “Fin.”

Sufjan Stevens Works with Luca Guadagnino for Abstract “Tell Me You Love Me” Video

Stevens earned an Oscar nom for his music featured in Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name.”

Revenge Wife’s Debut Single “Earthquake” Is a Heartbreak Soundtrack Fit for Jane Fonda

The lead single from the ex-HOLYCHILD songwriter’s debut EP arrives with an open letter from Elizabeth Nistico to herself.

Hear Cherry Glazerr’s Euphoric “Big Bang”

It’s the group’s latest single following 2019’s Stuffed & Ready.


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