34th Street Magazine is part of a student-run nonprofit.

Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site.

Music

Jessie Ware Gets Back in Her Groove With 'Mirage (Don't Stop)'

The U.K. pop star is making music on her own terms.

by ALEC DRUGGAN

HANA Shows Off A Clear Vision on Her Debut Album

The pop newcomer recorded her album live on Twitch over four weeks.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Frank Ocean is Staging a Strong Return with Two New Singles

The artist behind 'Blonde' and 'Channel Orange' returns with "DHL" and "In My Room."

by JULIA DAVIES

Clairo Brought 'Immunity' To Life At Union Transfer

The artist fleshed out the themes of young love captured in her debut album. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

'MAGDALENE' is FKA twigs' Most Accessible Album Yet

Her sophomore album reflects on overcoming pain in life and love.

by TERESA XIE

Tiny Desk, Big Audience, Bigger Artists

As the NPR video series expands, is it still giving enough exposure to smaller artists?

by TERESA XIE

Cold War Kids Test Out a New Voice On 'New Age Norms 1'

The first installment of the band's seventh album leaves the listener wanting more. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Grace Cummings Gives A Refreshing Breath of Mystery with 'Refuge Cove'

The artists exists within a vacuum, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. 

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Amazon's Intersect Festival: The Battle for Indie Artists' Integrity

Musicians and festivals rely on big sponsors, but where do we draw the line?

by JULIA DAVIES

Lula Wiles is Redesigning the Protest Song

The trio challenges the conventions of folk music, Native rights, and modern relationships.

by SAM KESLER

On 'Pang,' Caroline Polachek Proves She Can Make It On Her Own

The veteran singer–songwriter stakes a claim for herself as a pop star. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Angel Olsen Brings 'All Mirrors' to the Franklin Music Hall

The album was full of grandeur, but that feeling was severely lacking at her Halloween show.

by SAM KESLER

What the Break–ups of Philly's Biggest Emo Bands Means for the Scene

With mewithoutYou, Modern Baseball, and Balance and Composure gone, who is left to take their place?

by MELANNIE JAY

Julia Jacklin is Being Herself and 'Crushing' It

The Australian singer–songwriter doesn't want to be politicized just because she's a woman.

by JULIA DAVIES

America is Tired of Singing Competitions

Why the novelty of reality singing competition shows has declined in the past decade. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

We Need Fall Music To Bring Warmth To Our Lives

How the coffeehouse genre provides us with a soundtrack for autumn. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Rex Orange County Is More Confused Than Ever on 'Pony'

The artist's third studio album demonstrates a maturity through the acceptance of the unknown. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Sleater–Kinney Takes the Riot Grrrl Renaissance To the Fillmore

Even without longtime drummer Janet Weiss, the band is as loud, fast, and angry as ever.

by MELANNIE JAY

Melanie Martinez Captivates Her Audience at The Fillmore

The alt–pop singer performed in Philadelphia on Oct. 30.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Jay Som is a Well–Oiled Machine at The Foundry

Hot off the release of 'Anak Ko,' the group hasn't lost their original charm.

by SAM KESLER

PennConnects

Most Read