Madonna debut album review from OOR magazine (Feb 11, 1984) ‘Madonna is more than just an attractive dance puppet’

Yesterday we posted one of the first interviews Madonna every did when she visited The Netherlands back in January 1984, this was published in OOR magazine (Feb 11, 1984). In that same issue they reviewed Madonna’s debut album, see English translation below: The Detroit-born dancer and singer Madonna wound up in the music business through…

15 essential songs from SOPHIE, the artist and producer who changed the course of pop

Madonna, ‘Bitch I’m Madonna’ ft. Nicki Minaj’ (2015) Often, there’s a misconception that music must be challenging, emotionally complex and hard-to-access in order to be worthy of greatness – a fairly boring and distinctly joyless way of measuring quality. Meanwhile, SOPHIE often played with ideas like brightness, gloss and polish – words often used as shorthand…