On Pop

If you’re going to jettison the essence of the song, why even bother?

Just as Taylor has nailed the emotional lexicon of her people, Finn has nailed it for his

Spears got slutshamed; Timberlake was the stud

Whatever the framing, the sexuality is the story

A new nostalgia listening to GUTS

Make-Up gig is a matter of performance

The hit on Roisin Murphy’s ‘Hit Parade’

What men today can learn from the success of a 1980s pop duo.

The performance art of selling sterile sex

Sarah Ditum unwraps the rap culture war.