The perverted predators of pop

Rock versus pop, and orchestral numbers versus guitar solos

The joy of letting unexpected, accidental music in

Pitchfork was one of a whole ecosystem of taste-making blogs which laid claim to being the ones who had made del Rey

Women’s rights are far more precarious than we have been led to believe

Swift’s latest project is even more interesting than the imaginary motherhood album she pinned her hopes on

Michael Collins looks back Bertrand Burgalat’s career as the architect for the modern French pop sound

Britpop has a bad reputation for stolid, white-boy basicness now, but it’s not a reputation Parklife deserves

Sarah Ditum says that the focus on Timberlake as a bad agent conveniently forgets the machine behind him

Country music has a frontline place in the culture wars, says Sarah Ditum