Monthly Archives: November 2015

Poptrospective: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, 2010

“Brokenness leads to such beautiful art sometimes” – Nicki Minaj Hip hop, like pop, has always been a genre in which validation was mostly felt primarily within the community.  When a new album dropped in the 80s and 90s, it … Continue reading

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Murals in a Sketchbook: Grimes’s Art Angels

For a pop artist whom has positioned herself as so otherworldly, there is perhaps no one better at bridging the gap between cultures, eras, history, and time than the wistfully abrasive Grimes.  A rebel in her own mind, she clings … Continue reading

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Transitions: Focused on Ariana

There is nothing like watching a pop star in their incubation stage of global domination.  We often stare closely, knowing the narratives and the touchstones too well, waiting to connect the dots and smile at our own predictions, as if … Continue reading

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