Articles by Margaret Farrell

Donovan Links Up with David Lynch for New Song and Video “I Am the Shaman”

Both artists are big supporters of Transcendental Meditation.

Arlo Parks Covers Frank Ocean’s “Ivy”

The stripped-down cover for BBC Radio finds Parks at the piano honoring one of her favorite musicians.

Olivia Kaplan Documents the Soured Thrill of a Fuckboy Crush on “Still Strangers”

The songwriter provides a short Q&A ahead of her debut album “Tonight Turns to Nothing,” out June 25 via Topshelf Records.

Nnena Revisits Her Past on New Single “Rewind”

It’s the first song of 2021 for the Cleveland rapper-singer. 

Watch Big Freedia and Elohim Strut

“Fuck the sidewalk / It’s a runway.”

A. G. Cook and Charli XCX Team Up on “Xcxoplex” Remix

The longtime collaborators join forces for a track off Cook’s forthcoming remix album “Apple Vs 7G.”

Sophia Kennedy Walks Us Through Her Experimental Pop LP “Monsters” Track by Track

Her sophomore album is out today via City Slang.

Squid Share a Playlist to Soundtrack De-Industrialization

Their debut album “Bright Green Field” is out tomorrow via Warp.

UgLi Get Scrambled in a Maze of Reflections in Their Video for “Bad Egg”

The track arrives ahead of the quartet’s debut album “FUCK,” out June 18.

Stream Sharon Van Etten’s “epic Ten: Live from Zebulon”

The live record follows a remastered double LP of her sophomore album.

Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay’s LUMP Return with Hypnotic New Track

“Animal” is the title track from their sophomore album out July 30 via Partisan/Chrysalis.

Mother Nature, “SZNZ”

The tonal shifts on this mixtape seem as unpredictable as Chicago’s climate, showcasing a wide variety of boom-bap boasts and playful reflections.

Modest Mouse Announce New Album “The Golden Casket” Arriving This Summer

The news comes with the single “We Are Between.”

Black Bandcamp Relaunches as Black Artist Database Ahead of Bandcamp Friday

Black Lives Matter; Black Artists Matter.

Flight Facilities Join Forces with Channel Tres on New Single “Lights Up”

It’s their second release of the year, following their recent remix of Blu DeTiger’s “Vintage.”

Kathleen Hanna Joins Solidarity Not Silence on New Track “This Is Sisterhood”

Members of The Tuts, Petrol Girls, and Personal Best detail the long battle against an alleged abuser.

Governors Ball Reveals 10th Anniversary Festival Lineup

Billie Eilish, A$AP Rocky, and Post Malone will headline the NYC fest in September.

Death Grips’ Zach Hill and Tera Melos’ Nick Reinhart Form New Band Undo K From Hot

Over ten years since their LP as Bygones, the duo shares the new song “750 Dispel.”

The Weeknd Is Still Calling the Grammys’ Bluff

The Academy announced some major changes this past weekend, and Abel Tesfaye is still boycotting.

Watch Tkay Maidza Transform Into a Mystical Creature in Her “Syrup” Video

The single follows her Yung Baby Tate collab “Kim” and her cover of the Pixies’ “Where Is My Mind.”

Hovvdy’s Charlie Martin Drops New Album Along with Video for Highlight “September”

His debut solo album “Imaginary People” is out today.

Yung Baby Tate Is Flirtatious and Steadfast on new Post-Breakup Single “Eenie Meenie”

It’s another striking single from the Georgia rapper who gave us 2019’s “GIRLS.”

Goth Babe Gets Candid About Van Life and Suffering From PTSD in Short Film “Tides”

We also get am acoustic version of “Sometimes,” along with an introduction to his dog Sadie.

Billie Eilish’s New Single Shows That Abuse of Power Is a Slow, Heavy Kill

“Will you only feel bad if it turns out that they kill your contract?,” she sings on “Your Power.”

In Conversation: Ashley Monroe Is Born Again on “Rosegold”

The Nashville-based songwriter shares how her latest album is rooted in joy.

On “Unsmiling,” Aunty Social Reveals How Passion Can Doom a Relationship

Hear the first single from the Toronto-based musician’s sophomore EP “It Looks Friendly.”

girl in red Falls Off a Trampoline and Blasts Into Space in “Serotonin” Video

Her debut album “if i could make it go quiet” is out this Friday.

It’s Easy to Get Wrapped Up In Mewn’s Spiraling “I See It Now, Pt. 1”

It’s the latest song from their forthcoming debut EP “Landscapes Unchanged.”

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