On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the new Lorde album Melodrama, the BBC singing competition Pitch Battle and Naomi Alderman’s dystopian novel The Power.
Paul Mason’s new play about Michel is admirably far from a hagiography.
Britpop ended up giving comfort to those who wanted to reassert “traditional” songwriting styles and band structures.
Prince aimed to make his listeners want to have him or be him. He did not like them to consider themselves his equals.
She couldn’t afford to order her own on the $300 a week he was paying her.
Yo Zushi looks back at Hanson's 1997 hit.
At the end of the interview, the Kinks frontman says, "You haven't asked me anything."
On the pop culture podcast this week: Harry Styles’s new single “Sign of the Times”, the French horror film Raw and HBO TV show This is Us.
“I think it’s hard to not have influences from what you grew up listening to.”
The American conductor on why there aren’t more women following in her footsteps.
Byron floats in the background of Nicholas Pierpan’s William Wordsworth and Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho.
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