Holden Caplan


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New Albums You Should Check Out This April

New music can be tough to navigate. Here are six new artists to check out.


Concert Review: The Psychedelic Cyclone That is Superorganism

 How a group of millennial hippies won me over through quality pop songs and prawns.

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Netflix’s 'Rapture' Is a Weak Highlight of Hip–Hop

The new hip–hop biopic series has many pitfalls, barely saved by its intimate moments.


Don't Listen To Abusive Rappers

Supporting their music means actively ignoring their horrendous actions and the harm done to victims.

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A Chat With Helena Deland, Folk Music Revolutionary

Learn about the artist behind one of the coolest new sounds in folk music today.


Street Writers Choose Their Desert Island Discs

If you were stuck on a desert island, what could you listen to forever? Chris Troop and Holden Caplan ask the tough questions.


DummyFresh (Andrew Ellis) Sits Down With Street

Penn's most–lovable artist's debut album is coming out next week.

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Against All Logic: In Defense of House

How one album taught me to love a genre that I have buried in prejudice. 

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Up–and–Comer Caleb Giles Deconstructs His Musical Process

The saxophonist turned rapper's latest album received a 7.0 from Pitchfork.

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The Prevalence of Purposeful Mistakes in Music

The reason behind that obnoxious crack in your stereo system is more important than you realize.

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How I Lost Myself in Love at a Rhye Concert

A spiritual experience to say the least, Mike Milosh and his band transformed a concert hall into one long slow dance.

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Stay Time–Oriented With This Playlist

When it seems like there's no time for anything at all, use this time playlist to remember there is always enough.

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Why JPEGMAFIA Is the Best Artist You Are Not Listening To

I had the chance to sit down with JPEGMAFIA and get to know the man behind my current obsession in music.


That Song Smacks: The Intersection of Music and Gastronomy

Forget wine, we're pairing food with music.


Album Review: Blood by Rhye

This may be the sexiest album ever made, but some of the lyrics fall short of their deep intentions.

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A Distorted View of Lo–Fi Hip–Hop

You may not think you know it, but you've definitely heard it before.


Women Are The New Rock Gods

Women control rock music, now more than ever.

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