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Girl bands: where did they go?

  Where have all the girl bands gone? I mean those all-girl pop music groups (rather than guitar bands) who dominated the charts until about twelve years ago. There aren’t any nowadays. Unless you include HAIM – who are brilliant, but not really a pop group – … Read more »

The future isn’t what it used to be: Daft Punk, nostalgia, and musical conservatism

  There’s no reason not to be very happy for Daft Punk right now. The French production duo, who have been making music since 1993, recently won five awards at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards – including both Album of the Year (for Random Access Memories) and … Read more »

Best of 2013 (Part One): Music, Videogames and Podcasts

In the first of a two-part series, some of our favourite Killings contributors highlight their top cultural moments of 2013 – in music, videogames and podcasting. Have they missed any? Best Music – Chad Parkhill The album that towered over my 2013 was The Knife’s monumental Shaking the Habitual, … Read more »