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Music

Will Live Music Ever Return?

As the pandemic drags on, live music seems as distant as ever.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

Arlo Parks Offers Healing on 'Collapsed in Sunbeams'

Parks' debut album exceeds expectations with beautifully brutal honesty.

by EMILY MOON

Finding Individuality After One Direction: Zayn's 'Nobody is Listening'

The former members of the beloved boy band are still struggling to develop their own voices.

by EMILY MOON

I Can't Feel My Face: The Evolution of The Weeknd's Look in the 'After Hours' Era

The Weeknd stands out among his fellow male pop stars in his self–presentation.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Biden's Inaugural Playlist Sounds Like Hope and Resilience

With artists like Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, and SZA, the new administration's soundtrack is already looking forward.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

K–Drama Soundtracks Have a Life of Their Own

Soundtracks usually play a supporting role. In Korea, they grew bigger than themselves.

by NORA YOUN

Street's Most Anticipated New Releases

These are the albums we can't wait to hear over the next month. 

by KYLE WHITING

Stolen Samples or Artistic Originality: Copyright Infringement in the Music Industry

Nicki Minaj is paying Tracy Chapman $450,000 for an uncleared sample. So what?

by EMILY MOON

Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ is the Superior Sister Album to ‘folklore’

On the deluxe version of her latest surprise album, Swift improves her intimate new sound.

by ALLISON STILLMAN

The Best Albums of 2020 (That You Probably Missed)

If you didn't miss these—congrats! You have Street–certified Good Taste™.

by KYLE WHITING

Love in the Time of Streaming Services

Spotify Wrapped gives us the gift of reflection and individuality to conclude a year of isolation. 

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Street's Favorite Albums of 2020

There were a lot of great albums released in a not–so–great year. Check out our favorites.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Meet Mia Giovina: The TikToker Who Transforms Your Favorite Songs

How listening to a video of Harry Styles' isolated vocals led to Mia gaining 100,000 followers on TikTok.

by FERNANDA BRIZUELA

'Plastic Hearts' is not Miley Cyrus's Rock Phase

The singer–songwriter has been known to explore different influences while still staying true to her pop roots.

by ARIELLE STANGER

AC/DC's New Album 'Power Up' Tops the Charts Already

After a difficult decade for the hard rock legends, they've come through with an amazing record.

by PHIL STEINKRAUSS

What the #FreeBritney Movement Shows us About Female Autonomy in the Music Industry

Spears' conservatorship battle reflects a larger reality of stifled expression from women in music.

by EMILY MOON

Hadji Gaviota Wants You To Be Honest With Yourself

The Penn alum talks dismantling pre–professionalism and discovering his identity ahead of his latest album.

by KYLE WHITING

Does the Music Industry Actually Care if You Voted?

Between payola and voting initiatives, major recording companies have a mixed track record on the subject of democracy.

by PHIL STEINKRAUSS

What Does An Election Sound Like?

Let's explore how politicians use specific songs and sounds to shape their messages.

by NORA YOUN

CHIKA Reclaims her Power on ‘Industry Games’

Meet the “best of the new school” who shirks the conventions of the music industry.

by KAI SONG

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