To friends and family, they’re Del Hale, a 23-year-old Chicago native finishing their English degree at East-West University. But in the electronic-music community, they’re Miss Twink USA, a dandy bimbo bringing viciously fun party poetry to the DJ booth. Since starting out in the DIY rave scene six years ago, Hale has been playing music […]
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Fraxiom jigsaws pop into a new frame
In the high-speed world of hyperpop, Fraxiom became a star in months—and their joyfully messy style could propel them beyond that tiny scene.
Hyperpop newcomer Fraxiom packs two albums’ worth of sound into one new EP
Hyperpop newcomer Fraxiom packs two albums’ worth of sound into one new EP, heavy-music zine Distort/Delay returns after a four-year hiatus, and more.
Charli XCX wants to be the future of pop
When Charli XCX dropped the single “Blame It on Your Love” on May 15, she posted an Instagram story of herself posing with guest vocalist Lizzo and a sign reading “Bout 2 Save Pop Music.” The British singer’s new full-length, Charli (released last month), suggests that she’s not just trying to save pop—she’s trying to […]
Pitchfork rates the 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival a 7.8
Pitchfork rates its 2015 music festival a 7.8.
Electronic dance music shows its many faces at Pitchfork
Some look forward and some look back, and not all may benefit from the outdoors—but the genre’s vigorous diversity can only be a good thing.