Review: A ‘Party in the Bardo’ for a City in Transition

New York City is in a liminal state: partially vaccinated while still in the grip of Covid-19; beckoning cautiously masked people outside with the blossoming spring; and reopening indoor performance venues at last, but with caveats that color every show with reminders of the continuing pandemic. This moment of in-betweenness is like “that scene in the movie when the prisoner […]

Mac Miller’s Family Share Disappointment In Unauthorised Biography, Urge Fans Not To Buy It

Mac Miller’s family has shared a statement expressing disappointment in an upcoming biography based on the late rapper’s life. His estate is urging fans not to purchase Paul Cantor’s Most Dope: The Extraordinary Life of Mac Miller. They released the statement, saying they’d recently discovered the book has been made available for pre-order. “This book is not authorized or endorsed […]

Where Is Country Music Making Room for Women?

For the last several years, the obstacles female performers face in country music have been widely documented and discussed, yet conditions haven’t improved much. The genre favors a handful of big stars, and offers few opportunities for growth to younger ones. That said, recently some rising singers — Gabby Barrett, Carly Pearce, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson — have found success […]

Artists Call Out QLD Premier After Tweet Celebrates 41,637 Fans At Suncorp Stadium

Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has received backlash on Twitter from local artists after celebrating the Queensland Reds’ win last night at Suncorp Stadium. “Queensland are the comeback kings!” she tweeted. “What a win [QLD Reds] in front of 41,637 fans at Suncorp Stadium.” Queensland are the comeback kings! What a win @Reds_Rugby in front of 41,637 fans at Suncorp Stadium […]

‘Vax Live’: NCT 127 Hits the Stage With ‘Kick It’

NCT 127 were thrilled to bring “Kick It” to Global Citizen’s streaming Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World. “Get ready for a new level of visual art with our powerful song, Kick It!! It was a thrill for us to perform this stage while having the AR do its thing and putting twist to the performance. Excited to finally […]