2016's Best Horror Was In The Music Section

Beyoncé, White Lung, Jenny Hval, and more used horror imagery to explore real-life passion and pain

Playlist: Our Favorite Songs Of 2016

From Frank Ocean to Mitski, Solange to Kaytranada, our top tunes of the year

British Composer Mica Levi Brings Darkness And Light to 'Jackie'

A look at the latest soundtrack from the Micachu & The Shapes frontwoman

Wax Idols Imagine Life After Death on ‘Everybody Gets What They Want’

Musician Hether Fortune on her band’s new album, ‘Happy Ending,’ due next spring

Tove Lo Is The Cool Girl Pop Star We’ve Been Waiting For

The Swedish star doubles down on ultra-catchy, radically truth-telling pop

Beyoncé Fans Will Love Pipilotti Rist’s Revolutionary Art

The Swiss feminist video artist’s immersive pop-music aesthetic has always been ahead of its time

Review: Sleigh Bells, ‘Jessica Rabbit’

The duo’s new album is aggressive and all over the place

Review: Stevie Nicks’s Iconic First Two Solo Albums

On ‘Bella Donna’ and ‘The Wild Heart,’ she found a new voice outside Fleetwood Mac

Sadie Dupuis Never Stops Evolving

An interview with the Speedy Ortiz frontdemon, who’s blazing her own path with her Sad13 debut, ‘Slugger’

The Blow On The History Of Female Producers

Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne talk about their archive, womanproducer.com

Take A Break From Reality With Kero Kero Bonito

The U.K. trio's debut LP, Bonito Generation, is pop at its simplest

Kelly Lee Owens Is Not Here For A Quick Fix

The Welsh producer talks about her debut EP, Oleic, and keeping creative control

Pop Stars, Songwriters, And The Space Between

Bebe Rexha, Tove Lo, MNDR and Noonie Bao talk about they've navigated the middle ground of the music industry

How Marie Antoinette’s Soundtrack Became A Classic

Ten years later, the music from Sofia Coppola's misunderstood film sounds better than ever

Playlist: Solange’s Table

Hear the collaborators and inspirations for her new album

The Fantastic Debauchery Of Jenny Hval’s Blood Bitch Live

The Norwegian musician delivers a funny, feminine performance

Regina Spektor Wisens Up On Remember Us To Life

On the singer-songwriter's somber, grown-up new album

It’s MØ’s Moment To Shine

Catching up with the Danish star as she performs on MTV's Wonderland.

Kesha Fights For Freedom On Her ’Fuck The World’ Tour

At her Brooklyn show, the pop star reinvented her past and reclaimed her power

America Needs Its Own Polaris Prize

It’s important to make room for awards that recognize emerging artists, regardless of genre or popularity

DIANA’s Carmen Elle On Art And Anxiety

The Canadian musician chats about the challenges of being an artist, and her band's next album

The Punk Rock Minimalism of Sneaks’s Gymnastics

On D.C. musician Eva Moolchan's cool, restrained debut

Twin Peaks’s Score Is As Alluring As Ever In 2016

Hazel Cills on the iconic soundtrack reissue's enduring appeal.

Rihanna’s Music Video Legacy: Endlessly Inventive, Creatively Fluid

On her VMA-winning videography