Music

A Playlist to Nap To After Pulling an All–Nighter

Street brings you a selection of tracks to help you snooze.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

The Top 5 TV Shows About Music

Street presents a roundup of musically–inclined shows you should be watching next.

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

The Routes of Slavery: A Musical Memoir Made To Last

Representation of a community's resilience in the face of cruelty.

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

Concert Review: Billie Eilish Belongs to Teenaged Girls

Her sold–out Nov. 4 show at Union Transfer bathed the crowd in explosive emotion.

by JAMIE GOBRESKI

Is Anime the new Kung Fu in Hip Hop?

Looking at the history and parallels of references to Japanese animation and martial arts in hip hop music.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

My Mother, Music, and Me

From the stack of vinyl records to the front of the pit, a shoutout for my favorite concert buddy.

by MELANNIE JAY

Khalid's 'Suncity:' A Love Letter to El Paso and his Fans

The seven–track release, out now, combines Khalid's old style with his newfound fame.

by BEBE HODGES

Ella Mai's "Ella Mai" Doesn't Do Her Talents Justice

Her debut album is fun, but mostly unexceptional.

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

"Room 25" Solidifies Noname as a Rapper You Should Know

The debut album by the musician Rolling Stone called “one of the best rappers alive.”

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

A Blast From The Past: Lisa Stansfield Concert Review

Lisa Gathered the Stans for a celebration of times past.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

Matt McCloskey and Making Music for a Living

Between private lessons, small group tutoring, rehearsals, and performances, he never puts down the guitar.

by MELANNIE JAY

Experiencing my First Concert with Mitski

Mitski’s performance on October 19 at Union Transfer was the first of two shows to play in Philadelphia for her Be the Cowboy fall tour.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Pay Attention to Horror Movie Soundtracks This Spooky Season

Stop to appreciate the artistry of a well–made horror movie soundtrack this Halloweekend.

by SHRIYA BEESAM

'A' by Usher and Zaytoven: An Uneven 27 Minutes

The collaboration between the singer and the producer has its hits and misses.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

At Jazz & Grooves’ First Show, DJ Haram and Injury Reserve Bring the Heat

The pounding beats and thunderous vocals kept the crowd moving until early morning. 

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

The Penn Symphony Orchestra's Phenomenal Tackling of Tchaikovsky

A musical rendition of joy by an orchestral community 100 strong. 

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

You Need to Listen to Spotify's New Global X Playlist

Rhythmic jams from around the world. 

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

The Spine–Chilling Spooky Season Playlist

A collection of songs to jam out to as Hallow’s Eve approaches.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Don’t Miss Big Thief at First Unitarian This Weekend

The folk rock Brooklyn quartet behind “Shark Smile" will make a stop in Philly this weekend.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Repo Records is Your Staple Music Store

Vinyl, CDs, cassettes, clothes, and quirky customers abound in this South Street staple.

by MELANNIE JAY

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