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Music

Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly

The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.

by SAM KESLER

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

by TERESA XIE

How Post Malone's Casual Likability Made Him a Star

A look back at the artist's pathway to fame as he releases his third album, 'Hollywood's Bleeding.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'

The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.

by SAM KESLER

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

by TERESA XIE

Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park

Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.

by SAM KESLER

Artist of the Week: Elephante

Learn how this Harvard grad turned DJ went from making Powerpoints to playing arenas.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Frankie Cosmos' 'Close It Quietly' Finds Calm in Chaos

Their latest album isn't a change of pace; it's a reminder to slow down. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’: Lana Del Rey Masters Her Craft

The singer’s new album is a tour de force that deconstructs her relationships and her own self–perception.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

How 'Dissect' Occupies the Space Left Empty by the Artist

This podcast tries to take the mystery out of songwriting. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Does Frank Turner Have a Place on 'No Man's Land'?

As a man writing an album about women, is the English rocker making a statement or mansplaining?

by MELANNIE JAY

The Standout Performances of Made In America 2019

From Lizzo in an all–denim fit to DaBaby's many guests, there was no shortage of surprises at this year’s festival. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

The Rise of the Do–It–Yourself Artist

How the relationship between artist and audience has evolved

by MEHEK BOPARAI

How the Dublin Music Scene Welcomed Me

As a young American writer traveling alone, it was only through music that I began to feel Irish.

by MELANNIE JAY

Whitney's 'Forever Turned Around' is Nostalgic and Bittersweet

The indie group delivers a second album that further defines their sound.

by TERESA XIE

Black Belt Eagle Scout Makes Queer, Indigenous Rock For Everyone

On 'At the Party With My Brown Friends,' Katherine Paul guides the listener through her experience.

by SAM KESLER

Taylor Swift's Latest Album is Her Most Intimate Yet

On 'Lover,' Swift lets us into her private life without fearing for her image. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Artist of the Week: Michael League of Snarky Puppy

How the musician and bandleader forged a path as unique as his sound. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Best Songs from Euphoria's Season One Soundtrack

Fill your back to school playlist with songs from the breakout show of the summer.

by TERESA XIE

An Evening with Summer Salt is an Evening Well Spent

The band's late July performance at the Foundry was calm and collected. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

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