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

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vogue.co.uk

Manchester Terror Attack: “Pop Teaches Girls To Be Fearless In A Hostile World”

A short piece for Vogue on how Ariana Grande teaches young women to use their voices, following the Manchester attack.

National Public Radio

Songs We Love: The National, 'The System Only Dreams in Total ...

Songs We Love: The National, 'The System Only Dream...

The Nation

MUNA's Total Honesty | The Nation

MUNA's Total Honesty | The Nation

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The Guardian

One to watch: Mabel | Music | The Guardian

Profiled Mabel McVey for The Observer.

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Pitchfork

Joan Shelley: Joan Shelley Album Review | Pitchfork

A review of Joan Shelley's new album for Pitchfork.

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Pitchfork

Perfume Genius: No Shape Album Review | Pitchfork

Reviewed my album of the year for Pitchfork.

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Pitchfork

Sacred Paws Are Having the Most Fun | Pitchfork

Pitchfork Rising feature.

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Elle

'The Outrun' by Amy Liptrot: A Different Kind of Addiction Memoir

Interviewed Amy Liptrot about her memoir for Elle US.

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MTV

Lorde Alive! A Report From Her Comeback Show - MTV

I reported from Lorde's comeback show at Pappy and Harriet's for MTV News.

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The Guardian

French pop star Jain: an electropop journey from Congo to Colbert | Music | The Guardian

A Guardian feature on A+ French pop star Jain.

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The Guardian

Has the holiday-camp indie festival had its day? | Music | The Guardian

A report on the aftermath of the cancellation of Safe As Milk, for The Guardian.

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Pitchfork

Real Estate: In Mind Album Review | Pitchfork

Reviewed the new Real Estate album for Pitchfork.

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The Guardian

Laura Marling review – the female gaze laid bare | Music | The ...

A live review for The Observer.