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Kim Petras Is Building a World of Her Own

An interview with the up–and–coming pop icon about the music industry, her Halloween album, and the pursuit of perfection.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Kanye West Heads In A Religious Direction with 'Jesus Is King,' But Fails to Deliver

The rapper's ninth studio album feels empty and underwhelming.

by TERESA XIE

Anna of the North Exudes Self–Love On Her Latest Album, 'Dream Girl'

The standout collaborator finds her own voice on her sophomore solo effort. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Raury Goes Back to the Woods on 'Fervent'

After working with big names, the producer and guitarist goes back to a simpler scene.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Five Underrated Musical Instruments You Should Know About

Forget piano and violin, these folk instruments introduce new sounds to modern music.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

boy scouts' Taylor Vick on Making Her Latest Album, 'Free Company'

The Oakland singer–songwriter talks drawing inspiration from nature and Elliott Smith. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Charli XCX Brings Campy Wonder to Union Transfer

Her Oct. 20 show brought drag queens, outfit changes, and unabashed hedonism to Philly.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

How The Met Became One of Philly's Dominant Concert Venues

In less than a year, an abandoned opera house has become a focal point of the local music scene.

by MELANNIE JAY

King Princess' 'Cheap Queen' Is the Perfect Soundtrack For a Quarter–Life Crisis

The 20–year–old's debut album was made for those of us leaving our teenage years behind.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Rezz Hypnotizes The Met Philadelphia

The Canadian electronic DJ cast her spell over the old opera house.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Florence + the Machine's 'Lungs' Was A Decade Ahead of Its Time

Looking back at the brilliance of Florence + the Machine's debut album on its 10th anniversary.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Harry Styles is Completely Free in His New Music Video for 'Lights Up'

The British pop idol channels glam rock and Gen Z pop in his latest release. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Vagabon’s Self–Titled Album is an Honest Collection of Growing Pains

Singer–songwriter Laetitia Tamko strips down her walls on her sophomore record.

by TERESA XIE

Goth Babe is Off the Grid and Loving It

Griffin Washburn talks finding his inspirations and making music out of his camper. 

by JULIA DAVIES

The Head and the Heart Brought Community to The Met

Even in sadder, softer moments, a sense of comfort prevailed between entertainer and audience.

by MELANNIE JAY

Songs for Dancing On Your Own

A playlist fit for both house parties and for time alone. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Reflecting on the Gravitas of Hans Zimmer

The prolific soundtrack composer has been a staple of blockbusters for decades, from 'Inception' to 'The Lion King.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Eight Canadian Artist to Listen to on Election Night

If you didn't know the Canadian election is coming up, now you do.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Tegan and Sara's 'Hey, I'm Just Like You' Feels Like a Regression

'Hey, I'm Just Like You' is awkward, earnest, and bored—like a teenager.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Steve Lacy Showed Off His Influences at Theatre of Living Arts

Kari Faux provided support with an eclectic DJ set.

by NOA JETT

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