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Music

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

'Changes' is Bieber's Anti–Climactic Comeback

There was more diversity and nuance in his elementary albums. 

by EVA INGBER

Björk's Complicated and Continuously Evolving Legacy

Björk is one of the most influential pop artists of all time. Here's why.

by KYLE WHITING

I Went to the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Got Very Emo About It

The orchestra's "À la Française" was a tribute to French composers and my teenaged self.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Why Are All the Bands Getting Back Together?

How the Jonas Brothers and MCR kicked off 2020's weirdest musical trend.

by MELANNIE JAY

Moses Sumney's 'grae: Part 1' is a Breathtaking Sophomore Album

Moses Sumney's first entry in the 'grae' double LP is a gorgeous examination of the in–between.

by KYLE WHITING

Orla Gartland's 'Freckle Season' Leaves Fans Wanting More

Gartland's fourth EP is masterfully made, but doesn't quite feel finished.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Why Billie Eilish Isn't the New Lorde

Not all teen music powerhouses are made the same.

by MELANNIE JAY

Grimes Celebrates the Apocalypse on 'Miss Anthropocene'

On her latest album, Grimes reflects on the destruction of mankind.

by KYLE WHITING

Marina's 'The Family Jewels' and the Decade That Followed

After ten years, the artist's debut album holds more weight than ever.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Tammy Lang Brings Cabaret to the Kelly Writers House

Her impersonation of Marianne Faithfull shocked and wowed her multigenerational audience. 

by LILY STEIN

EDEN's 'no future' Surpasses Sky High Expectations

The Irish experimental musician deftly avoids a sophomore slump.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Thrice's 'Vheissu' Anniversary Tour Defines Post–Hardcore

Every band in the lineup put their own spin on an ill–defined, fantastic genre.

by MELANNIE JAY

A Definitive Ranking of the 2020 Oscars Musical Performances

Some made you "Stand Up," others made you "Lose Yourself."

by KEELY DOUGLAS

The Grammys' 'Best Musical Theater Album' Reflects Voter Apathy

Giving the award to the Tonys' Best Musical takes away what makes cast albums special.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

French–Language Love Songs for a Highbrow Valentine's Day

This February, add the language of love to your Spotify playlist.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Outdoor Concert Venues are Vital to a City's Scene

Memories made at summer and skyline stages are more important than the potential for rain.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Poppy Declares Independence on 'I Disagree'

The YouTube-turned-pop star has made the full transition into metal.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Diving into Middle School Nostalgia at the Deadmau5 Concert

The seminal DJ turned The Met into a time machine.

by DANIEL BULPITT

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