Weekend Reads

Alice Glass, Avicii, Madonna, Ezra Furman… Weekend Reads

This week’s selection of in depth music features from around the internet features words on Alice Glass, Avicii, Madonna, Novelist, Sons Of Kemet, Half Waif, Kylie Minogue, Anne-Marie, Conchita Wurst and Diron Animal.


Pitchfork: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Alice Glass (Meaghan Garvey)

Resident Advisor: Opinion: We must all consider the hazards of DJ culture (Will Lynch)

Independent: Novelist interview: ‘People don’t value life for what it is’ (Roisin O’Connor)

Queer Bible: Madonna. Just Madonna (Nick Levine)

Drowned in Sound: “I’m not afraid to be vulnerable” – DiS meets Half Waif (Matthew Neale)

The Quietus: My Country Needs Me: on Sons Of Kemet’s Your Queen Is A Reptile (Teju Adeleye)

Best Fit: Anne-Marie is making pop music real again (Alim Kheraj)

NPR: Where Did The Unique Style Of Botswana’s Guitarists Come From? Nobody Seems To Know (Andy Hermann)

Guardian: Ezra Furman on Lou Reed’s genius: ‘Queerness is defined by continual transformation’ (Ezra Furman)

Independent: Conchita Wurst interview: ‘A Eurovision Drag Contest would be fun!’ (Rob Holley)

Guardian: Kylie on how ageing, breast cancer and Nick Cave all influenced her greatest hits (Michael Hann)

Drowned in Sound: DiScover Diron Animal (Dom Gourlay)

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