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WILLOW Stands on the Shoulders of Punk Rock Giants on 'lately i feel EVERYTHING'

Like the rest of us, Willow is done with 2020.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Jack Antonoff Shares His Love for New Jersey on ‘Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night’

On his third solo album, Antonoff shifts away from his increasingly repetitive production style.

by EVAN QIANG

Billie Eilish is Happier Than Ever, and that’s Saying Something.

The pop wunderkind matures on her sophomore album.

by PEYTON TOUPS

It's Doja Cat's Universe, and We’re Just Living in It

For the most part, the full–time popstar/part–time troll doesn’t chase trends on her new album, ‘Planet Her.’

by WALDEN GREEN

Halsey, Rihanna, and The Cult of Celebrity

Is there a way to appreciate Halsey's latest era without buying into celebrity bullshit?

by PEYTON TOUPS

Vince Staples Centers Himself on His Self–Titled Album

Coming off of years of innovative and avant–garde hits, expectations were high for Staples' latest project. So why didn’t he show up? 

by PEYTON TOUPS

MIKE Reshapes Rap’s Anatomy on ‘Disco!’

The 22-year-old rapper and producer pushes the boundaries of an already diverse genre.

by EVAN QIANG

How the Billboard Charts Became a Battleground for Stans and Label Executives

Each week, a new winner prevails. The cost? Up to $100,000.

by EVAN QIANG

Wolf Alice Returns with Their Magnum Opus ‘Blue Weekend’

The band takes the listener on an enthralling tale through the mayhem of life.

by EVAN QIANG

Jack Antonoff. Please Stop.

A plea for new voices in pop music.

by PEYTON TOUPS

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

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