Riley Fitzgerald

Creative Director

Riley Fitzgerald is Managing Editor and Creative Director of The Glitter & Gold.

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Maurizio Gucci in 7 quotes

On March 27, 1995, Maurizio Gucci was shot dead. His mafia-style execution shocked the world. As head of Gucci, Maurizio had become notorious in the 1980s after masterminding a hostile takeover of…

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The cosmogenic awakening of Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’

The beginning of third Tame Impala album Currents finds Kevin Parker in a period of transition. “I heard about a whirlwind that’s coming ’round,” he sings, “It’s gonna carry off all that…

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Old music now accounts for 66% of US listening

US music listening has jumped 13.5% in the last six months. According to MRC’s Data’s Mid-Year US Report, music was streamed 555.3 billion times. This is an almost 10% (54.3 billion) increase…

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What pop culture owes to Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett was the catalyst for Pink Floyd. After giving the band its breakthrough album, he threw himself into 1960s psychedelia (and the drugs which accompanied it) with wild abandon. And like…

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The influence of The Beatles on Skateboard Culture

The Beatles and skateboarding rose to prominence in the early 1960s. With both looming so large in the popular imagination ever since, it is inevitable they have intersected. For more than five…

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