Spotify

Many of the streaming giant's curated playlists complicate Western obsessions with ‘world’ and ‘exotic’ music

By Liz Pelly

Cursed images, the latest chill wave and Janelle Monáe’s ‘emotion pictures’: what to read this weekend

Paul Rekret surveys ‘chill wave’, the mellow pop, sepia-toned indie and tropical dance tropes in new music releases 

By Paul Rekret