At age 29, Sevdaliza has already lived many lives – Iranian refugee, professional basketball player, master’s student. Now, she’s redefining the intersection of art, music, sexuality, and humanity through her own unique brand of soulful witch-pop.
Part of why One Direction were able to last so long is because of this decision to support their fans as much as their fans supported them. One Direction gave an entire generation of girls a boy band—a concept traditionally and insidiously used to take advantage of teenage girls—and gave it back to them.
The “girl-next-door” “best friend” label that journalists use to market Ella isn’t an act. She really is that genuine and that nice. In her presence, Ella simultaneously makes you feel the safest and most vulnerable that you’ve ever felt in your entire god damn life.
To celebrate the release of their new album “HUMANZ”, we spent an intimate evening with Gorillaz at their 150-person Rough Trade show. Those who tuned into our Instagram Live got to virtually experience the show from the front row.
Be twice as good to get half of what they have. Growing up black in white America, this phrase is your constant companion. Passed down by your parents, it’s part-gift, part-curse, and supposed to be the ultimate motivator—do your homework, go to class, get good grades, work hard, rise above, go high. Always aim to be better than yourself.
Daft Punk are making their live return tonight at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards – and maybe, just maybe, teasing something new. Read on for a retrospective of the band’s work.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Television’s Marquee Moon, Modern Girls brings you the original track-listing as viewed through Jenny Holzer’s Inflammatory Essays.