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Cashmere Cat Scrambles for Personality on 'Princess Catgirl'

The EDM producer hasn't yet found his voice.

by PEYTON TOUPS

grandson's 'End of the Beginning' Tour Unites Punks and Hip–Hop Fans Alike

With lyrical rapping, garage rock beats, and hardcore calls to arms, grandson had something for everyone at Union Transfer.

by MELANNIE JAY

Is Live Nation Entertainment's Monopoly Hurting Concert Lovers?

The ticket sales giant streamlines fans' experiences, but is it worth the high cost of fees?

by TERESA XIE

Calexico and Iron & Wine Were Worth the Wait at Union Transfer

The long–anticipated return of the folk collaboration was accompanied by indie pop star Natalie Prass. 

by ALEC DRUGGAN

Fitz and the Tantrum's 'All the Feels' is For Those Who Long for Summer Forever

How the group's third studio album continues their youthful themes through a more mature lens.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Deeper Importance of "Hot Girl Summer"

Why female rap is essential to creating a safe and empowered society—in every season.

by HANNAH YUSUF

mxmtoon's Debut Album Feels Ripped Straight From a Teenager's Diary

How the artist captures the feeling of adolescent boredom on 'the masquerade'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Sofar Sounds: Perfect for Students, but Problematic for Artists

People question whether the concert experience startup gives artists the recognition they deserve.

by TERESA XIE

Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly

The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.

by SAM KESLER

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

by TERESA XIE

How Post Malone's Casual Likability Made Him a Star

A look back at the artist's pathway to fame as he releases his third album, 'Hollywood's Bleeding.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'

The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.

by SAM KESLER

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

by TERESA XIE

Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park

Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.

by SAM KESLER

Artist of the Week: Elephante

Learn how this Harvard grad turned DJ went from making Powerpoints to playing arenas.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Frankie Cosmos' 'Close It Quietly' Finds Calm in Chaos

Their latest album isn't a change of pace; it's a reminder to slow down. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’: Lana Del Rey Masters Her Craft

The singer’s new album is a tour de force that deconstructs her relationships and her own self–perception.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

How 'Dissect' Occupies the Space Left Empty by the Artist

This podcast tries to take the mystery out of songwriting. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Does Frank Turner Have a Place on 'No Man's Land'?

As a man writing an album about women, is the English rocker making a statement or mansplaining?

by MELANNIE JAY

The Standout Performances of Made In America 2019

From Lizzo in an all–denim fit to DaBaby's many guests, there was no shortage of surprises at this year’s festival. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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