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Music

Vagabon’s Self–Titled Album is an Honest Collection of Growing Pains

Singer–songwriter Laetitia Tamko strips down her walls on her sophomore record.

by TERESA XIE

Goth Babe is Off the Grid and Loving It

Griffin Washburn talks finding his inspirations and making music out of his camper. 

by JULIA DAVIES

The Head and the Heart Brought Community to The Met

Even in sadder, softer moments, a sense of comfort prevailed between entertainer and audience.

by MELANNIE JAY

Songs for Dancing On Your Own

A playlist fit for both house parties and for time alone. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Reflecting on the Gravitas of Hans Zimmer

The prolific soundtrack composer has been a staple of blockbusters for decades, from 'Inception' to 'The Lion King.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Eight Canadian Artist to Listen to on Election Night

If you didn't know the Canadian election is coming up, now you do.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Tegan and Sara's 'Hey, I'm Just Like You' Feels Like a Regression

'Hey, I'm Just Like You' is awkward, earnest, and bored—like a teenager.

by PEYTON TOUPS

'uknowwhatimsayin?' is Danny Brown's Most Sophisticated Album

The latest album from the Detroit rapper features Run The Jewels, Blood Orange, and JPEGMAFIA.

by TERESA XIE

Spotify's Discover Weekly Reminds Us of the Value of Our Music Taste

How the algorithmic playlist delivered to us each week affirms our sense of self

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Menzingers' 'Hello Exile' is a Great Non–Punk Album by a Punk Band

If punk is the music of growing up, then this record is the sound of getting old.

by MELANNIE JAY

The "Emo Revival" Drudges Up a Genre Debate

New Philly bands and a Fall Out Boy renaissance spark more infighting about what makes a true emo band.

by MELANNIE JAY

Angel Olsen Experiments with Her Image on 'All Mirrors'

The critically acclaimed singer–songwriter explores angst and fury in her new album.

by JULIA DAVIES

Big Thief's 'Two Hands' is Strikingly Human

Big Thief has released one of the best albums of the year—again. 

by JULIA DAVIES

FINNEAS Lacks Intrigue on 'Blood Harmony'

Billie Eilish's brother/producer fails to find his own voice. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Maggie Rogers Puts On A Sincere Performance at the Mann Center

Rogers and opener Empress Of delivered the perfect concert to start off the fall season.

by JULIA DAVIES

Jack Antonoff is Painting Over Pop Music

How the notable producer infuses his own sound into works of musical icons, one project at a time. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Fillmore Philadelphia Fell in Love to Daniel Caesar

The R&B artist's live set captivated the entire crowd. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Whitney Made Union Transfer Feel Cozy and Familiar

Hand Habits and Whitney perfectly complemented each other on stage.

by TERESA XIE

Evelyne Brochu’s 'Objets perdus' Proves That Actors Can Release Good Albums

The French–Canadian star defies expectations with her music career. 

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Mannequin Pussy Aren't What You Expect

A conversation with Philadelphia's favorite iconoclasts.

by SAM KESLER

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