The Cars’ Ric Ocasek: 17 Essential Songs

The Cars’ Ric Ocasek: 17 Essential Songs

The Cars were the New Wave band with the purest Top 40 heart, thanks to Ric Ocasek’s vision of combining moody alienation and glossy hooks with a nervy sense of hunger. The band joked that they should’ve called their astonishingly tight 1978…

Who Is Featured on Charli XCX's New Album?

Who Is Featured on Charli XCX's New Album?

It’s Charli, baby. For the first time in two years, Charli XCX released another full-length album and fans are freaking out. Songs off of Charli feature artists like Lizzo, Troye Sivan, and Clairo and are already raking in millions of plays on…

Who Wrote 'Boy With Luv' by BTS?

Who Wrote 'Boy With Luv' by BTS?

It’s a larger than life song (and music video,) that’s exploding with bright hues of pink, blue, and yellow. Since the song’s premiere, “Boy With Luv,” featuring Halsey, became a favorite among BTS fans. Who wrote the hit song off of Map…

Roisin to be cheerful

Roisin to be cheerful

Murphy’s Lore In this era of concert tickets keeping musicians financially solvent it’s more common for an international artist to tour Australia too often than not often enough. The Irish singer-songwriter Roisin Murphy is an exception to that trend – the former…