Laura Snapes

Laura Snapes

Culture writer and editor

I write for Pitchfork, The Guardian, The Observer, Financial Times, Uncut, Rookie, Wire, NPR, Vulture, Lenny, Buzzfeed, MTV News, BBC + more.

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British Folk Icon Shirley Collins on the Music of Her Life | Pitchfork

Pitchfork's 5-10-15-20 feature with the wonderful Shirley Collins.

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Mega Bog Shares Her Positive and Negative Experiences with ...

I profiled Mega Bog for Bandcamp Daily.

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Priests: Nothing Feels Natural Album Review | Pitchfork

A review of the excellent, slippery new Priests album for Pitchfork.

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National Public Radio

First Listen: Allison Crutchfield, 'Tourist In This Town' : NPR

A review of Allison Crutchfield's solo debut for NPR.

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National Public Radio

Folk Musician Jake Xerxes Fussell Announces New Album, Shares 'Have You Ever Seen Peaches...' : NPR

A short essay about the new JXF track for NPR.

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The Guardian

David Bowie: What have we learned since his death? | Music | The ...

Guardian blogpost on a year without Bowie.

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How to make it in the UK: Christine & the Queens

A report on how C&TQ broke the UK for new EU website Europavox.

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I'll Be Your Mirror: How the xx found themselves - and their vibrant new sound - in each other

I did a Pitchfork Cover Story on The xx and their great new album.

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The Guardian

On my radar: Carrie Brownstein's cultural highlights | Culture | The ...

On my radar: Carrie Brownstein's cultural highlight...

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National Public Radio

Hurray For The Riff Raff: A Call To Keep Fighting : NPR

An interview + short essay on the new Hurray for the Riff Raff track.

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The Guardian

Laura Jane Grace on being transgender in the age of Trump: 'Panic ...

Profiled Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace for the cover of the Guardian Guide.

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The Guardian

REM, Christine and the Queens, Marilyn and more – our favourite interviews of 2016

Wrote a bit about my C&TQ profile for this Guardian roundup of our favourite interview experiences of 2016.

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The Guardian

Remembering Bowie, digging the Dancing Queen and more – our favourite features of 2016

Wrote about my Cosmic Americana piece for this roundup of the best Guardian Music features of the year.