William Orbit’s Bright Life: Madonna, Narcotics, and Helicopter-Trained Dogs

William Orbit was on the verge of becoming interstellar in the early 2000s. He was the Mark Ronson or Jack Antonoff of his day, one of the great pop builders of the Y2K period. In 1998, he produced Madonna’s Grammy-winning Ray of Light, with its captivating techno-lite; a year later, he produced Blur’s 13; and […]

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Adele’s 30th Album a “Huge Global Event”

The remaining months of 2021 have being rushed to be defined. It’ll be a discontented winter, with supply chain disruptions and maybe blackouts; a post-lockdown return to dressing up and going out. Adele will surely be the star of the season. The best-selling female album artist of the twenty-first century announced her comeback this week, […]

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‘We’ve Always Utilized Violence as Part of Our Discourse,’ Idles Rages

Joe Talbot, the lead singer of Idles, comes to a happy realization near the end of the band’s impending fourth album, Crawler. “Life is beautiful,” the 37-year-old cries despite everything. It’s an apt ending for a band that have overcome personal tragedy and childhood trauma, and in just four years secured their status as the […]

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