Early drafts of beloved songs.
The songs that send the singer down memory lane.
Getting lost, in the best possible way.
August 2014: “Mesmerizing”
Including a remembrance of Gabriel García Márquez, a new Charli XCX jam, a Peep exploding in a microwave, and more!
Onscreen sagas about finding and losing your way.
Plus a tribute to Marina Keegan, the cutest pig on Instagram, and the ever-wonderful Tilda Swinton.
Plus moon discoveries, a Hole reunion, and a stunning essay about race.
Songs about the world according to other people.
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