Longreads of the Week: Shabazz Palaces, Horror Soundtracks, Daniel Lanois and More

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 11.01.14 in News

Since it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the features that flood social media feeds all week, we did some of the digging for you. Here’s a handful of stories that are worth a click this weekend:

- FADER asked 13 female artists how they’d change “male-dominated studio culture,” including Holly Herndon, Ikonika and Caroline Polachek (Chairlift, Ramona Lisa).

- Pitchfork ran an extensive feature on Seattle’s Black Constellation collective, which counts Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction among its members.

- Resident Advisor profiled the rising experimental producer Objekt.

- FACT counted down the 100 greatest horror soundtracks.

- The Guardian read every Taylor Swift think piece so you don’t have to.

- Clash examined why this year’s Mercury Prize — which was won by the wildly underrated Young Fathers — was the best in years.

- The Quietus spoke to former Brian Eno protege Daniel Lanois.

- And on Wondering Sound, we tackled giallo music, put the focus on FEMME, and broke down why so many recent music videos read like commercials.