Katie Kelly

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

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Shazam Can Predict What Song Will Be A Hit 33 Days In Advance

Shazam is the app that will answer, “What song is this?” but now the platform has revealed that it’s also capable of something else. During a talk yesterday, Shazam’s VP of product Cait O’Riordan stated that... Read more »

Action Bronson On His Persona: “I’m a mix of Van Damme and van Gogh”

Action Bronson is not your typical rapper. He’s eccentric and wildly entertaining, refusing to be labeled or boxed in any specific, pre-determined corner. Which makes interviews with him interesting regardless of how many you’ve already seen... Read more »

Premiere: Espa – “Orbit”

Last fall we premiered Espa’s ambitious debut EP, 150th & Broadway. Instead of solely riding the buzz of that release, the singer’s been busy working on new material in the months since. The first taste of... Read more »

Premiere: Quigley – “Beginning of Anything”

On Quigley’s Facebook page, she lists her genre as simply, “pretty.” For some newer female artists, describing your music as such may seem uninspired or even corny, but this isn’t the case for Quigley. Because “pretty”... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Lil B, Twin Shadow, and Dev Hynes

This week on Twitter: – Lil B gives a shout-out to Jaden Smith – Twin Shadow updates us on his hand – Dev Hynes shares some thoughts on racism today Here is the week on twitter.... Read more »

Miya Folick – “I Got Drunk”

I grew up listening to female rock artists like Fiona Apple, Alanis Morrisette, and PJ Harvey. These were women I idolized not because they were beautiful, but because they were brave. They weren’t scared to show... Read more »

Tove Styrke Speaks on Her Re-Emergence in Music and Her Upcoming Album and Tour

Swedish pop artist Tove Styrke has been in the music industry since she was 16 years old, but it feels like we're just meeting her now. After returning to her hometown and experimenting musically for two... Read more »

Listen to SOAK’s Cover Of St. Vincent’s “Digital Witness”

Rookie Mag has a monthly series called “Theme Song,” in which they choose a song to represent an idea and enlist new artists to cover that song. For April, the magazine chose St. Vincent’s rock ode... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Reveals Full Title Of ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Using Braille

Part of the appeal of still buying physical album copies, is finding cool tidbits in the liner notes. Kendrick Lamar reminds us of this, as he recently revealed that he included a hidden message in the... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With A-Trak, Kid Cudi, and Danny Brown

This week on Twitter: – A-Trak delivers some science on saxophone playing – Kid Cudi talks his next album – Danny Brown has an inspiring run-in with Dave Chappelle Here is the week on twitter.... Read more »