Aliya Chaudhry


Fall Out Boy’s Save Rock and Roll at 10: a boundary-defying album that brought rock into the future

Fall Out Boy’s fifth studio album, Save Rock and Roll, is turning 10. Read an essay about the boundary-defying LP to celebrate the anniversary.

Review: Fall Out Boy's So Much (For) Stardust isn’t a comeback—it’s an expansion

Fall Out Boy have released their eighth studio album, So Much (For) Stardust, via Fueled By Ramen. Read our review of the pop-punk band’s latest feat.

Every Fall Out Boy album ranked: From worst to best

From their debut LP, Take This To Your Grave, to their new album, So Much (For) Stardust, we ranked every Fall Out Boy album. See where your favorite lands.

Crawlers' pursuit of community and empowerment led to TikTok virality

For Liverpool’s Crawlers, the experience of success was much like the bridge of their breakthrough hit “Come Over (Again)”: a dramatic, larger-than-life swell. The song in question exploded on TikTok, getting the attention of none other than the Kardashians. “I love the Kardashians, and I think they’re amazing,” guitarist Amy Woodall says. When Woodall saw […]

How Joyce Manor reconnected as musicians and friends while making 40 oz. To Fresno

Joyce Manor reunited as friends and collaborators to make sixth album 40 oz. To Fresno. Vocalist Barry Johnson reflects on bringing the record to life.

Jenna McDougall continues her mission of empowerment through new solo project Hevenshe

Jenna McDougall is starting from scratch. Her band, Australian pop-punk outfit Tonight Alive, went on hiatus in 2019, wanting to take a break from their rigorous international touring schedule to focus on their mental and physical health. “When Tonight Alive went on hiatus, it was a really high priority for me to start figuring out […]

Fousheé on songwriting: “If something feels too normal, then something is wrong”

Fousheé has been writing music since childhood, but her path to stardom has been unexpected. After appearing on The Voice in 2018, she made 250 song samples for the online music platform Splice, which allows musicians to purchase and use samples royalty-free. One of Fousheé’s samples was used in Sleepy Hallow’s “Deep End Freestyle,” which […]

Sky Katz on songwriting as therapy: “I found small pieces of what was lost within music”

When she was around 10 years old, Sky Katz began sending in tapes to singing competition shows such as American Idol and X Factor. “Some kids play with their Legos and Barbie dolls. I submitted tapes to TV shows,” Katz says with a laugh. She auditioned for America’s Got Talent in 2016 with a rap […]

Animals As Leaders’ Tosin Abasi on creating his own company to build the “super guitar”

Tosin Abasi has always taken a less than conventional approach to music, ever since he started learning guitar at the age of 12. It wasn’t his first instrument — he had played clarinet in the school orchestra — “but clarinet wasn’t cool,” he says, laughing. And so he picked up guitar because of a friend […]
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