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Music

Artist of the Week: Hand Habits

Meg Duffy talks shirking category and exploring fluidity on 'placeholder.'

by JOHNNY VITALE

A Guide to Miguel's Music Before Spring Fling

From "All I Want is You" to "Sky Walker": The Musical Evolution of Miguel 

by JULIA DAVIES

The Rise of 'The Creative': Redefining What it Means to be an Artist

Why have one defining artistic platform when you can have multiple?

by TERESA XIE

Eight Audiotree Far Out Sessions That Will Just Make You Feel

A series that combines great music, great video, and some of Chicago's weirdest locales.

by SAM KESLER

Jungle Knocks it Out of the Park With Their Performance at Union Transfer

The London–based soul band got the crowd involved early and never let go.

by PAUL LITWIN

The Antlers Bring a Quiet, Emotional Night to World Cafe Live

'Hospice' got an acoustic treatment for a fully captivated audience.

by MELANNIE JAY

The Value of Music Covers

Dissecting why singing new versions of songs are integral to music as an art form

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Everything You Need to Know About J.I.D Before Spring Fling

At just 28 years old, J.I.D has revamped Atlanta rap. 

by TERESA XIE

After Releasing Her Debut Album, Billie Eilish Still Belongs To Teenage Girls

On 'WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?' Eilish sounds exactly like the quirky 17–year–old we wish we were.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Flume Nails a Fresh Sound in His 'Hi, This is Flume' Mixtape

The Australian DJ and producer creates beautifully labyrinthine sounds in his new mixtape.

by PAUL LITWIN

Jazz & Grooves to Bring Choker, Orion Sun, and Bathe for Last Show of the School Year

SPEC's past headliners have included Omar Apollo and Tierra Whack.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Sad Summer Fest is Here—And It’s Warped Tour Reincarnated

 Whip out your band tees and black eyeliner. It’s emo season.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Schoolboy Q is Back With a Vengeance on His New Single 'Numb Numb Juice'

The South Central LA rapper provides an enticing glimpse at his forthcoming album.

by PAUL LITWIN

Artist of the Week: BRONCHO

The Tulsa four–piece writes catchy songs that don't fall into typical song structures.

by JOHNNY VITALE

PennSori's 'Sori’s Sketchbook': A Delightful Celebration of Talent and Creativity

Penn’s pop/K–pop a capella group nails their Spring concert.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Khalid's Back—and He's No Longer Just An 'American Teen'

On March 18, he brought his 'Free Spirit College Experience Tour' to Philly to promote his upcoming album.

by JULIA DAVIES

The Cowboy Revival in Modern Music

This past year has seen the return of the cowboy in music, but it's not a title meant for just anyone. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Australian Bands To Be Listening To Right Now

These five groups from down under are all must–listens.

by SAM KESLER

Is Top Dawg Entertainment the Most Mismanaged Label in Hip–Hop?

This label has seen controversy and tension with its artists for far too long.

by PAUL LITWIN

Artist of The Week: RFA

Meet RFA—masters of friendship and rock’n'roll, among other things

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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