British Breakout Interview

Alice Russell: British Soul Vet Shows Ingenues How to Be Contemporary

There are few singers of any background that belt with the blazing authority of Alice Russell, a thirtysomething, Suffolk, England-born artist who, after years of plying her trade, is just now achieving critical mass in the U.S.

Charli XCX on Pitchfork, the Ubiquity of ‘I Love It,’ and the Best Moment in ‘Clueless’

In a very short period of time, 20-year-old Brit Charli XCX has become a proper pop star and a sought-after songwriter-for-hire here in the U.S.