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Meet Arranger Rob Moose, the Violinist Pulling the Strings in Indie Rock and Pop

Phoebe Bridgers, Justin Vernon, Anohni, Miley Cyrus, and more call Moose when they want to add orchestration to their songs.

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The Best Music Video Choreography of 2023

Ten visuals—by NewJeans, Troye Sivan, Victoria Monét, and more—that danced all over those dinky TikTok trends.

An illustrated pink stage with Beyoncé, U2, and Taylor Swift's names on it

Live Music’s Race to Find the Biggest Screen

From U2’s Sphere debut to SZA’s onstage boat to the visual feast of Beyoncé’s Renaissance live, this year’s touring spectacles were all about making the stage more like the screen.

Beyoncé performs onstage

Beyoncé’s Renaissance Film Shows One of Pop’s Most Private Stars at Work

A glimpse into the tightly controlled world of Beyoncé, mother, daughter, entertainer, and boss

Album art from Testigos del fin del mundo

This Great New Book Chronicles the Indie Blog Era Across Latin America and Its Diaspora

Talking to Bolivian music critic Javier A. Rodríguez-Camacho about the very-online rise of Ibero-American indie music

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10 Takeaways From the 2024 Grammy Nominations

Including a bounty of nods for SZA, Boygenius, and Taylor Swift, the dominance of women in the major categories, and the worst snubs

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Meet the Argentine Taylor Swift Fans Who Have Been Camping Out for the Eras Tour Since June

Public criticism, downpours, and rowdy soccer fans haven’t stopped these outrageously devoted Swifties in their quest to get as close to their idol as possible.


Madonna’s Celebration Tour Is More Than Just Another Greatest Hits Show

The pop maverick’s new live set offers a guided tour through her musical history without feeling like a museum exhibition.

Taylor Swift onstage during the Eras Tour

Review: The Secondhand Thrills of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour Concert Movie

Taking in the nearly-three-hour spectacle alongside gaggles of Swifties posing for selfies with their branded popcorn buckets.

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What Brian Jordan Alvarez, the Guy Behind That Viral “Sitting” Song, Is Listening To

The actor reflects on his bonkers online hit and finding inspiration in the music of Lana Del Rey, David Byrne, and Troye Sivan.

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Listen to Sollyy & Dylan Atlantis’ “No Assumptions”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day

Composite of album covers by Caroline Polachek, SZA, Lana Del Rey, and Kara Jackson

Who Should Be Nominated at the 2024 Grammy Awards

If Pitchfork staffers were in charge of the Grammys, the nominations might look a little something like this.