Becoming Katy B

How a round-the-way girl transformed into crown princess of the dance floor
April 20th, 2011
A little over one year ago, Katy B was a slight mystery. In Spring of 2010, the London songbird began popping up as the guest vocalist on tracks by producers orbiting Rinse ...

Their Blacks Crackle and Drag

Lykke Li, Ace of Base, Little Dragon, and other Swedish pop swathed in darkness
February 23rd, 2011
In pouty Swedish vocalist Lykke Li’s latest video for “I Follow Rivers,” a hirsute man wanders determinedly across a barren plain, half-desert, half-tundra. Li, shrouded ...