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Who Runs The Music Industry? Google, Potentially

Street breaks down what could could possibly be the music industry's biggest merger.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Donald Glover's 'Guava Island' is Beautiful, but Lacks Message

Be prepared to be both pleasantly surprised and a little disappointed.

by TERESA XIE

'This Life/Unbearably White' EP by Vampire Weekend is a Flop

It's been six years since we've heard from them, and Vampire Weekend is starting to show their age. 

by JOHNNY VITALE

Against All Logic's '2012-2017' is a Legendary Work of Sampling

The album from Nicolas Jaar set a new standard for musical experimentation in EDM.

by PAUL LITWIN

Kevin Abstract pursues a new musical direction on 'ARIZONA baby'

The talented hip–hop/R&B artist bursts back onto the solo scene.

by PAUL LITWIN

Beck’s 'Saw Lightning': An Alternative Folk–Rock Conundrum

The ageless artist drops a new single for his upcoming album that swings and misses.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Frankie Cosmos Turns the Mundane into Magic on 'Haunted Items'

The DIY popstar looks to the everyday for inspiration in her new digital collection.

by JULIA DAVIES

On 'Cuz I Love You', Lizzo Turns Positivity into the Pop Album of the Year

 With dynamic one–liners and and punchy rhythms, the singer’s third album feels like a pep–talk. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Tame Impala Embraces Meaninglessness on "Borderline"

The psychedelic–pop group return to the form that made 'Currents' a hit.

by ALEC DRUGGAN

The Drums Hit Hard on Their New Album 'Brutalism'

Jonny Pierce's group takes the new–wave revival to pop heights.

by JOHNNY VITALE

Why Taylor Swift’s Latest Marketing Ploy Is Pointless

 As the singer teases a new era, fans clamor to define it.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Artist of the Week: Hatchie

Harriette Pilbeam makes nostalgic indie pop for the modern era.

by SAM KESLER

Anderson .Paak's "Ventura" Delivers on Love and Spunky Beats

.Paak seems to have learned a few things since Oxnard. 

by TERESA XIE

BTS Returns in Style with 'Map of the Soul: Persona'

After a short break, the premier Korean boy band triumphs with their new EP.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Nipsey Hussle: Artist, Entrepreneur, Community Activist

At age 33, Hussle's death came far too soon.

by TERESA XIE

Gesaffelstein’s Sound Stagnates in 'Hyperion'

His sophomore album presents a similar sound as 'Aleph,' but without the edge or bite.

by PAUL LITWIN

Upcoming Concerts to Cure Your Post–Fling Blues

Front row for Cher on Saturday, middle of the pit for La Dispute on Sunday.

by MELANNIE JAY

Ask Street: How Would the Music Section Dress as Rock Stars?

Which is more appealing: Ed Sheeran's flannel or ZZ Ward's leather pants?

by MELANNIE JAY

It's Time to Retire the Phrase 'Anything But Country'

You don't hate country; you're just not listening hard enough.

by SAM KESLER

Artificial Intelligence has Infiltrated the Music Industry

And what it lacks in humanity, it makes up for in coded perfection.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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