Music

The Dudes Who Love Taylor Swift

Swifties — the fans of country singer turned electropop queen Taylor Swift — might have the most polarizing reputation in pop music. When the 2017…

We’ve Been Getting the ‘Yoko’ Thing Wrong for 50 Years

News that Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss left the band this July was unfortunate enough to fans, but the timing raised eyebrows about the reason why….

David Berman Could Never Be Forgotten — No Matter How Hard He Tried to Disappear

In an email a couple of months ago, the poet and musician David Berman wrote to me about the recent re-issue of his one and…

Metalheads Explain Pornogrind, the Shockingly Violent Music Genre That’s All Over the News

Connor Betts, the gunman who killed nine people with an assault rifle in Dayton, Ohio, sang for a “pornogrind” band called Menstrual Munchies, playing a…