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Arca Celebrates Her Identities on Mutant Pop Record 'KiCk i'

On her fifth album, the Venezuelan producer desconstructs the pop diva

by PEYTON TOUPS

Phoebe Bridgers Weighs Life, Love, and Loss on "Punisher"

The indie artist blends introspection, storytelling, and eeriness on her sophomore album.

by DENALI SAGNER

The Controversial Legacy of "Urban" Music

Despite its ubiquity, the 'urban' label has a problematic past and concerning present

by PEYTON TOUPS

Flying Lotus' 'You're Dead!': Black Death in Protest Music

FlyLo's 2014 album explores themes worth reexamination from a present perspective 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Naeem Balances Club-Ready Bangers and Sensitive Love Songs On 'Startisha'

Naeem (formerly: Spank Rock) transforms into his new persona on this sonically dense, experimental new album

by KYLE WHITING

The Dawn of a New Era: How TikTok is Changing the Music Industry

The way the increasingly popular social media app is allowing the masses to communicate with the music industry

by EVA INGBER

Lady Gaga Finally Returns to Dance Pop with 'Chromatica'

Mother Monster's latest album is a queer, campy, and energetic return to upbeat house music.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Street's Songs of the Summer Roundup

Street writers discuss their favorite tracks with the most meaningful connections to summertime.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Charli XCX Explodes on Quarantine Album, 'How I'm Feeling Now'

Charli XCX’s latest project showcases some of her most abrasive and energetic music to date

by PEYTON TOUPS

Perfume Genius Realizes His Full, Complex Self on New Record

On his fifth record, 'Set My Heart On Fire Immediately,' Perfume Genius' Mike Hadreas explores queer love with a newfound poignancy

by PEYTON TOUPS

A Conversation with Marie Dahlstrøm: Making Music Without Labels

Street sat down with Danish singer/songwriter Marie Dahlstrøm to discuss her newest album, 'Like Sand.'

by KYLE WHITING

'SAWAYAMA' is a Must Listen

Rina Sawayama's debut album is genre–bending exploration of identity. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

A Conversation with Overcoats: Fighting for What's Right

Overcoats' Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell are ready for battle on their new album, 'The Fight'

by KYLE WHITING

The Album with the Perfect Score

Fiona Apple's 'Fetch the Bolt Cutters' is proof you don't need a fancy recording studio to shine. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

New Releases or Radio Silent?

What your favorite artists have been up to during quarantine. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Dua Lipa Serves Us Throwback Bangers on 'Future Nostalgia'

Motown, Brill Building, and Disco, oh my!

by KYLE WHITING

Why I Created QUARANTINE: A Collaborative Playlist

Songs that resonated with me about being alone. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

A Conversation with Allie X: Finding Beauty in Tragedy on 'Cape God'

Street sat down with the fledging pop star to discuss how she turns darkness into danceable pop.

by KYLE WHITING

How I joined BTS's Army

The global brand still manages to maintain their joy and authenticity. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Gupi's 'None' Is an Exhilarating Ride Through Experimental Club Music

Dog Show Records signee gupi offers a promising debut album chock full of electronic maximalism.

by KYLE WHITING

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