Katie Kelly

NYC-based writer for Pigeons & Planes. Big fan of music, even bigger fan of Coolio's hair.

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Video: Röyksopp & Robyn – “Do It Again”

Röyksopp & Robyn released their collaborative mini-album Do It Again at the end of May, and now they share the video for the title track. Instead of settling on a clip that featured Röyksopp & Robyn... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Lorde, El-P, and ScHoolboy Q

This week on Twitter: - Lorde explains how important her hair is - El-P tells us how we should address him - ScHoolboy Q is ready to record another album Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

Video: alt-J – “Hunger Of The Pine”

Alt-J are releasing their forthcoming sophomore album This Is All Yours this fall, and so far we’ve heard two nice offerings from the record. The first was “Hunger Of The Pine,” and now the band is... Read more »

Premiere: Jane Tyrrell – “Wild Waters”

I don’t know what’s going on with the music that’s been coming out of Australia recently, but whatever it is, it’s fantastic. In just the last two weeks, we heard some impressive new material from Kite... Read more »

Premiere: Klo – “False Calls”

I don’t know my cousins well. We never lived near most of them, and those we did were so much older or younger than my brother and I that we didn’t have much in common to... Read more »

Week on Twitter With Dev Hynes, Sia, and Diplo

This week on Twitter: - Dev Hynes stands up for Kanye - Sia has a moment at Target - Diplo shares his thoughts on the top DJs in the world Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

Angst for All Ages: An Evening With Sky Ferreira

Sky Ferreira was a running a few minutes behind. She wasn’t so late that people were aggravated, but it left enough time to get another drink, check phones, or run to the bathroom. As everyone was... Read more »

Future ft. Nicki Minaj – “Rock Star”

Future’s Honest was full of notable guest features, from Drake and Andre 3000 to Kanye West and Pharrell Williams. But there was one major collaboration that never made the album, and today we finally get to... Read more »

Watch Haim Get Advice From SNL’s Vanessa Bayer on Bass Face, Lyrics, and Industry Lingo

When Vanessa Bayer isn’t busy with Saturday Night Live, she’s doubling as music industry guru, Janessa Slater, for her web series Sound Advice. On the show, she interviews famous artists and gives them hilariously horrible advice... Read more »

Watch Jungle’s New Video for “Time”

One week before the release of their self-titled debut album, Jungle have shared the video for their latest single, “Time.” Much like their fantastic clip for “Busy Earnin’” this video also features some excellent dance moves,... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With St. Vincent, Wiz Khalifa, and Rihanna

This week on Twitter: - St. Vincent applauds her tour manager - Wiz Khalifa praises his upcoming Nicki Minaj collab - Rihanna’s back in the studio Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of... Read more »

Kite String Tangle – “Arcadia”

There’s a tendency to romanticize a relationship after it’s over. A few months go by and the bad moments start to fade, while those moments of happiness become increasingly clear. You reminisce about how easy things... Read more »

Willow Beats – “Merewif”

Willow Beats first popped up on our radar last summer when we included the band in our piece on Australian female musicians to know. At the time, they had just self-released their excellent Alchemy EP, and... Read more »

Zola Blood – “Grace”

I hate calling new artists I don’t know much about “mysterious.” With so many acts today releasing music without any accompanying information, the idea of mystery doesn’t carry the same allure. And often, they’re not even... Read more »

Premiere: Photay – “Reconstruct”

There are two significant influences in Photay’s music. One is Aphex Twin, whose music Photay (aka Evan Shornstein) first heard when he was only 9 years old. The other is music derivative of Guinea, West Africa,... Read more »