Banks shows off artistic maturity on vibrant ‘III’ tour performance


“I asked if I should wait to enter until I’m fully grown?” Banks recited a poem at her  Los Angeles tour stop, giving context to the maturity woven throughout her third studio album, “III.” Her stage presence was sophisticated, and her choreography was complicated; it’s clear that Banks is not the 24-year-old who released debut […]

REVIEW: Charli XCX claims pop throne with latest project


It’s hard to believe that, with the Billboard Hot 100 top-10 charting songs (including the number one ‘Fancy’), four platinum singles and a niche fan base with the loyalty of a European mafia, Charli XCX is still underrated. The artist’s extra-layered bubblegum bass instrumentation has made her solo work too jarring for casual radio listeners, […]