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

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

Music

Two White Horses

When music becomes memory...

by WALDEN GREEN

Japanese Breakfast’s “Jubilee” is About so Much More Than Joy

With her third record, Michelle Zauner claims her rightful place at the forefront of modern indie rock.

by WALDEN GREEN

On “Un Canto por Mexico, Vol. 2" Natalia Lafourcade Pays Tribute to Personal and National History

Lafourcade celebrates Mexico's rich culture by covering some of the country's most popular folk songs. 

by EVAN QIANG

Olivia Rodrigo's "SOUR" is Full of Breakup Anthems for Every Generation

The response to Olivia Rodrigo's debut album is a testament to her universal, enduring appeal. 

by EMILY MOON

CHAI Has 20/20 Vision on WINK

Despite drawing on new influences, the quartet never loses its focus on bubblegum pop.

by EVAN QIANG

Know Your Daddy, Her Name is St. Vincent

St. Vincent has always toed the line between what is real and what is fake. Daddy’s Home is her realest fake record yet.

by PEYTON TOUPS

J. Cole Never Stops Working, Even When it's 'The Off–Season'

J. Cole offers a distinctive vantage point of rap music, but he's still trying to perfect the view.

by EMILY MOON

The Many Faces of Onika Tanya Maraj

To celebrate the re–release of ‘Beam Me Up Scotty,’ we're rounding up Nicki Minaj’s most underrated tracks.

by WALDEN GREEN

Jorja Smith Dissects the Heart on 'Be Right Back'

In this follow–up to her impressive debut album, Smith dives deeper into the intricacies of love.

by EVAN QIANG

Lose Yourself in Spirit of the Beehive’s 'ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH'

The Philly band's consistently unpredictable new record is part acid trip, part nostalgia trip.

by WALDEN GREEN

‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ is Just as Magical as the Original

Improved vocals and production make the first of Swift's re–recorded albums a success. 

by EVAN QIANG

Basside’s New EP is a Fitting Tribute to the Late SOPHIE

‘FUCK IT UP’ reminds us how unbridled, carefree, and raunchy the producer’s music could be.

by WALDEN GREEN

The Songs We Can't Wait to Hear in Clubs

Here are Street's top bangers to blast once clubs open up again.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Zooming Through Fling

Thoughts on Penn's first hybrid Spring Fling

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

Benny Blanco Keeps Up His Hot Streak on 'Friends Keep Secrets 2'

The hit–making producer doesn't let up on the latest addition to his discography.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

Renée Reed’s Self–Titled Album is Haunted by Heritage

On her debut full–length album, the Louisian–based singer–songwriter doesn’t give up her secrets so easily.

by WALDEN GREEN

On ‘To See the Next Part of the Dream,’ Parannoul Grapples with His Past

Moments of positivity are rare on the artist’s honest and despondent sophomore album.

by EVAN QIANG

Is Addison Rae a New Kardashian?

With the release of her debut single "Obsessed," the TikTok starlet's claim to fame is questionable.

by EMILY MOON

Lessons from Fiona Apple's 'Criminal'

The artist's groundbreaking music video continues to redefine womanhood, over a decade after its release. 

by EMILY MOON

Justin Bieber’s New Album Stands For Personal Growth, Not Civil Justice

Bieber's latest studio effort aims for relevance and falls into performative activism.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

PennConnects

Most Read