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Music

Philia: A Playlist of Platonic Love

 Looking for a playlist to blast on Pal–entine’s Day? We’ve got you covered.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Taylor Swift and Moses Sumney: Studies in 'Aromanticism'

On two of their respective albums, these seemingly disparate artists explore a love that exists beyond sex, relationships, and marriage. 

by EVAN QIANG

What's a Musician, and Why Does it Even Matter?

In light of Damon Albarn and Taylor Swift's Twitter beef, it's time for us to reconsider who is and isn't a songwriter.

by EVAN QIANG

Lila Dubois is a First–Year Student with an Album on the Way

The Los Angeles native strikes an inspiring balance between her passion and her education.

by GRAYSON CATLETT

Summer Walker makes space for interiority, proving she’s 'Still Over It'

Walker's sophomore album places a premium on voice and navigates a complicated relationship. 

by KALIYAH DORSEY

Should Artists Sell Their Publishing Rights?

David Bowie's catalog was recently sold for millions for dollars, but is this the right move for every musician?

by GRAYSON CATLETT

James The Seventh Is More Than Your Next Indie–Pop Darling

The 21–year–old artist combines her past and her TikTok presence to tell a potent story.

by DEREK WONG

34th Street Staff Picks: What Street's Been Listening To, January 2021

These are the song's Street's been obsessed with this past month.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

K-Pop Is Becoming Increasingly Westernized. It’s Not Just Because of BTS.

Newer K-Pop groups, dubbed the "fourth generation," are seeing faster launches in the Western market than ever before.

by DEREK WONG

I’ve Made Monthly Spotify Playlists For Three Years, And You Should Too

The greatest gift of musical nostalgia that Spotify Wrapped can't provide

by KATE RATNER

Twee Music: The Forefront of the Gentle Renaissance

As TikTok predicts the return of Twee, we turn back the clock to the music that started it all.

by KATE RATNER

Twelve Albums to Look Forward to in 2022

Here are Street's most anticipated releases of the year.

by GRAYSON CATLETT

On 'Dawn FM,' The Weeknd Continues To Exert His Power Over Pop Music

The semi–surprise release manages to one–up his 2020 blockbuster, 'After Hours.'

by DEREK WONG

TWICE Has, Indeed, Found the Formula of Pop Perfection

The girl group has never sounded more self–assured than on their third full–length Korean album.

by DEREK WONG

Street’s Favorite Albums of 2021

This year put a damper on our experiences with many forms of culture; luckily, recorded music wasn’t one of them. 

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

A Look Back on Stephen Sondheim's Finest Works

A tribute to the late composer’s impressive career

by KAYLA COTTER

'Red (Taylor's Version)' is Not Just A Sad Girl Autumn Album

The re–recording of one of the most iconic Taylor Swift albums teaches about owning life's difficult moments. 

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

A Year Through My Headphones

Using my top tracks to reminisce about 2021

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Penn Dance and Glee Club Present their 20th Annual Collaboration

Penn Dance and Glee Club collaborate to bring Penn students a shadowy show.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

Vinyl Sales Are at an All–Time High. Manufacturers Can’t Keep Up.

Following massive releases from Adele and Ed Sheeran, small artists are having trouble releasing their albums on vinyl.

by EVAN QIANG

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