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Joji Comes Into his Own on 'Nectar'

On his sophomore LP, the artist formerly known as Filthy Frank and Pink Guy fully develops his latest persona.

by TREASURE BROWN

Jónsi's 'Shiver' Hides Hopeful Warmth in a Blizzard of Freezing Cold

Sigur Rós' frontman Jónsi embarks on his second solo LP with assistance from AG Cook.

by KYLE WHITING

I See "Nowhere Man" Everywhere

40 years after his death, John Lennon's soul and spirit remain strong through his lyrics.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Travis Scott Doesn't Need Concerts to Make Money

Scott leads a masterclass in self–promotion during a concert–less time.

by EMILY MOON

SuperM's 'Super One' is All Flash, Little Substance

The K–pop supergroup's debut album hasn't received the reception its star–studded guest list demanded.

by NORA YOUN

Bopdrop: A New Way to Share Music?

Bopdrop is the newest social media app on the block, designed to let people know what you're jamming to. Does it have longevity?

by TREASURE BROWN

Remembering Eddie Van Halen: a True Guitar God

The tragic death of Eddie Van Halen leaves us to reflect on the legacy of one of rock & roll's greatest guitarists.

by PHIL STEINKRAUSS

The Women of Hip–Hop are Here to Stay

And they don’t care what you think about their lyrics. 

by AIDAH QURESHI

'What Could Possibly Go Wrong' with Dominic Fike's first album?

Fike admits he feels the pressure of his rise to stardom. 

by EMILY MOON

A.G. Cook's 'Apple' is a Dizzying Display of Electronica

The PC Music ringleader's "second debut album" flies in every direction.

by PEYTON TOUPS

A Soundtrack for 2020's Election Anxieties

Street reflects on the songs that reflect our cries for justice.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Remembering the Cocteau Twins' 'Heaven or Las Vegas,' 30 Years Later

This dreamy, psychedelic affair glows as brightly as the Las Vegas strip.

by KYLE WHITING

Hell Is Round The Corner: An Autopsy of Trip-Hop

Let's discuss the record–scratching, tear–jerking, soul–sucking vibes of the '90's greatest export.

by KYLE WHITING

No, Taylor Swift Didn’t Write the Leftist Anthem.

Unpacking "The Last Great American Dynasty's" rise to become a bastion of hope for progressive Democrats.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

All the Stars Are Closer: Reflecting on Chadwick Boseman & the 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

Chadwick Boseman's tragic death has affected millions. Here, we examine his legacy through the Wakandan King's soundtrack. 

by GABRIELLA RABITO

Katy Perry Explores a More Mature Sound in 'Smile'

Perry discusses the themes of clownery, resilience, and joy that are relevant to us today. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Dancing to Club Music in the Time of COVID-19

Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga are back to give us some danceable, club-ready bangers. Too bad the clubs are closed.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Billie Eilish’s “my future” Was a Surprise in More Ways Than One

Eilish’s unexpected single is uncharacteristically hopeful—and that’s just what we need right now.

by EVA INGBER

Taylor Swift's 'folklore' is yet another masterpiece in her discography

The pop star trades bombastic synths for eclectic folk-pop on her breathtaking 8th studio album.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Mike Polizze's 'Long Lost Solace Find' is utterly unremarkable

Polizze's laid-back musical tone undermines the lyrics' potential for raw confessionalism.

by KYLE WHITING

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