Fangirl Editorial

  • Women To The Front: King Marie and Dana Lu

    May 1, 2024Last month in honor of Women’s History Month, audio software company Serato featured a series titled “Women to the Front” which was a series of short-form visualizers that celebrate the barrier-breaking stories of female DJs...READ MORE
  • What Are We Gatekeeping Anymore?

    October 4, 2023"We were gatekeeping her from the Swifties," the comments were coming through on a TikTok I made about introducing Ethel Cain to my Taylor Swift group chat. This was in 2022. Ethel Cain made Preacher's...READ MORE
  • What Happened To Pop Stars?

    February 27, 2023It’s easy to look at the pop music landscape in the defining eras of their respective reigning pop queens: Britney Spears and her Max Martin pop dominance, Beyonce’s continual reign over the culture, Taylor Swift’s...READ MORE
  • One Direction Could Never Happen Again

    July 27, 2021Over the weekend, I was at my friend's house, and we started watching old One Direction videos. From their time at X-Factor to their music videos, they were really selling us this idyllic group, and...READ MORE
  • Why Lorde Is So Important

    June 9, 2021I’m constantly reminded of Lorde’s break onto the music scene. Her anthem “Royals” was catchy and beautiful in it’s simplicity, but more than that it emphasized something that is so rare in music. The song...READ MORE
  • SOUR As An Asian American

    May 24, 2021I say this with as little boasting as possible - as a High School Musical franchise fanatic, I *personally* knew Olivia Rodrigo was always going to be a star. With the debut "driver's license," it...READ MORE
  • A Love Letter To Hayley Williams

    May 18, 2021As a product of the 90s, I grew up listening to pop divas like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, but I never really identified with them. Don’t get wrong, I’m definitely all for women expressing...READ MORE
  • Stop Pitting Women Against Each Other

    January 26, 2021Love triangles in music are nothing new. In my generation, we had the iconic Lindsay Lohan, Hilary Duff, Aaron Carter feud. Now we have Olivia, Sabrina, and Joshua. While all of this is delivering us...READ MORE
  • Artists To Watch In 2021

    January 26, 2021Maude Latour We are by no means new Maude fans. Our obsession with Maude just keeps coming up every time she releases a new song. If you want to feel like you're in a coming-of-age...READ MORE
  • Olivia Rodrigo Is The Pop Star We Need

    January 12, 2021Olivia Rodrigo isn't a name you might have heard before unless you're embedded in the world of Highschool Musical: The Musical: The Series, HSMTMTS, a layered world of Disney that only the most die-hard fans...READ MORE