I’ve written about music — profiles, news, trend reports, and interviews — for publications like Stereogum, W, Uproxx, and Interview. These are a few of the highlights.


How Black Panther Became a Real Contender for Album of the Year

A reported essay about how film soundtracks started being taken seriously as musical documents.

Uproxx, 7 February 2019


Nicole Dollanganger’s Honeymoon Phase

A cover story on the musician Nicole Dollanganger, who was discovered by Grimes in 2015.

Stereogum, 26 October 2018


W magazine, 1 May 2017

How Perfume Genius Found the Transgression—and His Most Daring Music Yet—in Self-Care

A profile and fashion shoot on the musician Perfume Genius, pegged to the release of his triumphant fourth album No Shape.


W magazine, 12 February 2018

No One Is More Impatient For Tinashe's Joyride Than Tinashe

An interview with Tinashe about her new album Joyride, label issues, and casting off Dr. Luke.


W magazine, 2 November 2016

Róisín Murphy, European Pop Goddess, Returns to America to Blow Everyone's Mind Again

A story on the legendary Irish musician Róisín Murphy’s constant sonic, architectural, and sartorial reinventions.


TVXQ, the Godfathers of K-Pop, on Returning After a Three-Year Break With a New Album, a New Look, and New Instagram Accounts

In Seoul, I spoke with original K-pop stars Chang-min and Yun-ho about their first album in three years — a lifetime, in the Korean music industry — and how the music scene has changed since they started out.

W magazine, 30 March 2018


Why Everyone from Chloë Sevigny to Beyoncé Is Going to Reykjavik — and Music Is Coming Back Out

A scene report on the music landscape in Reykjavik, Iceland, including interviews with Nico Muhly, Sin Fang, Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir of Of Monsters and Men, and others.

W magazine, 8 November 2016


Dan Deacon Is Fired Up About the Resistance: "Art Needs to be a Voice"

An interview with experimental Baltimore musician Dan Deacon about art, politics, and Opening Ceremony.

W magazine, 30 January 2017