To use sound as a tool for theorizing and realizing a more just world, we can’t merely reform Western modernity; we must do something else entirely
Adele’s single is the musical equivalent of the desire for experiential homogeneity that Trump satisfies.
Big data doesn’t forecast the future but remakes the present in the image of down-to-earth stereotypes.
Ultraviolence’s suffocated soars frustrate critics’ attempts to feel good about Lana feeling bad
Why should we presume that the Rihanna performed on Unapologetic is more damaged and fucked up than any of the rest of us?
The mainstreaming of electronic dance music and the assimilation of non-Western music into hipster taste hierarchies owes more to biopolitics than beats