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Music

Hip–Hop is Not the Problem

The recent death of rapper Takeoff should make us question America's gun violence epidemic.

by RYANNE MILLS

Street's Favorite Albums of 2022

This has been a year is for relearning old habits; likewise, our favorite records and artists made the old feel new again.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Britpop Band Pulp To Reunite For The First Time In 11 Years

Step Aside Oasis and Blur: Long Live Pulp 

by HANNAH SUNG

“Meet Me in the Bathroom” Is An Ode To The Early 2000s NYC Alt Music Scene

Julian Casablancas, Karen O, and friends do drugs and go crazy on stage

by HANNAH SUNG

Rihanna Re-enters the Music Scene in ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Rihanna’s emotional tribute to Chadwick Boseman is the perfect way to return.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

‘Y’all Means All,’ Except in Country Music

How the genre struggles to balance its conservative veterans with its progressive breakouts

by DEREK WONG

Ibibio Sound Machine Is the Coolest Band Ever, and They Know It

Eighties electronic synth meets West African funk and disco at World Cafe Live.

by HANNAH SUNG

Ride Along with Arctic Monkeys’ ‘The Car’

Alex Turner sings to lovers in disco–lit parties and old “AM” fans in new metaphorical meta album.

by HANNAH SUNG

Alex G Creates a World of Intrigue on ‘God Save The Animals’

The artist’s first album made in the studio cements his status as a musical prodigy.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

Sometimes a Fantasy, Sometimes the Real Thing: In Conversation with Soccer Mommy

Street spoke with indie rock singer–songwriter Sophie Allison about turning sadness into stories and her new album, 'Sometimes, Forever.'

by WALDEN GREEN

In ‘Dirt Femme,’ Tove Lo Reveals Her True Self

The Swede’s first independently–released album is unapologetically in love with dance music, and all the better for it.

by DEREK WONG

Returning Her Calls: It’s Time to Pay Attention to Carly Rae Jepsen

The former almost–superstar is back with The Loneliest Time after a decade of tough luck and an unclear presence.

by EMMA HALPER

Escape to ‘Within the Depths Of A Darkened Forest’ for Its 20th Anniversary

The perfect holiday music for those who celebrate the fall equinox

by HANNAH SUNG

Taylor Swift is an Anti–Hero in ‘Midnights,’ but a Mastermind at 3 a.m.

Swift's tenth studio album sets a foot back into pop territory without fully committing to it.

by DEREK WONG

The Harrowing Tale and Extraordinary Group Behind This Trending TikTok Sound



by ALEXANDRA KANAN

Everything You Never Knew About the Red Hot Chili Peppers

From the '90s alternative rock scene to modern conversations on drug use, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are culturally ubiquitous.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

Darlings Should Worry About Harry Styles’ Acting Ventures

The actor’s latest dive into acting puts the musician–actor pipeline into question.

by DEREK WONG

The Saga of #DeleteSpotify

What exactly happened, and has anything changed?

by HANNAH SUNG

Do Supergroups Still Exist (to the same extent as they used to)?

Hint: boygenius says yes, but not in the way you think.

by HANNAH SUNG

BLACKPINK is slowly losing their K–Pop identity with BORN PINK

Their second studio album highlights creative stagnation and contradictory messaging.

by DEREK WONG

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