T magazine “condensed and edited” its interview earlier this week with Willow and Jaden Smith. Here, exclusively, is what didn’t make the cut.
Banks’ long-delayed debut album arrived with a shrug, but this is less evidence of an artist failing to live up to her potential than of the still-crushing vagaries of the record industry.
Oh, like you’ve never cancelled an album because of a bad ecstasy trip.
The comedian’s Taylor Swift/Aphex Twin mashup casts the latter as the naïvely self-expressive one and the former as the master technician—and makes you fantasize about Swift’s possible final form.
Like musicians whose songs you might instinctively call “angular” or “twee,” the singer’s debut album strikes immediately as “atmospheric”—whatever that means.
Figuring out the force behind Taylor Swift’s new song, one component part at a time.
“Poems are a record of failure,” says the poet Ben Lerner—art, too, by extension. But does that argument apply to the stranger corners of the Internet?
Prince’s new albums fit in with his recent output: variations on conventional songcraft spelled by stretches of self-quotation. And yet, there’s still every reason to look forward to what’s next.
Vaguely feverish notes on a few days of Ronnie Spector, Fagen-esque forgettable lyrics, the reunited Unicorns, and pastries unclassifiable in French or any other tongue.
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