The Weeknd’s deliriously funky chart topper “Can’t Feel My Face” has sparked sweat-soaked dance sessions across the country, but dark notes lurk at the outskirts of this ebullient jam. Chromatic intrusions and Classical laments crowd the scene and invite more clandestine interpretations. What’s this song really about? The secret lies in the scale.
The Weeknd – Wicked Games
The Weeknd – Earned It
The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
L’Arpeggiata – Monteverdi ‘s Amor (Lamento Della Ninfa, Rappresentativo)
Skrillex & Diplo – Where Are Ü Now (with Justin Bieber)
Margie talks to queen of the Huffington Post fempire Ariel Edwards-Levy, and she recounts the vibe from the AAPOR conference, the role of gender in 2016 polling, and her favorite pun. Follow her immediately @aedwardslevy.