Album Review: Rag’n’Bone Man—“Human”

By Felipe Vallejo, featured photo via Mydaybydaymusic Until recently, the name Rag’n’Bone Man was probably unheard of unless you were part of the indie hip-hop scene in rural England. After his debut release Human, his powerful soul voice is gracing the ears of people all over the world.    Born and raised off of blues … Continue reading

Go Now, You Are Forgiven—A Guide To Dispatch

By Felipe Vallejo, Feature Photo via ImgArcade Whenever I mention the name Dispatch, I’m responded to with looks of confusion. The name is alien to most who were born in the mid-to-late 90’s, and yet it still surprises me that their success and legacy has become relatively forgotten in this age of the music industry. Long … Continue reading

Angsty 1/4 Life Crisis—A Playlist

By Lara Franklin, Feature Photo via imgur Everyone seems to have their lives together; they’re part of every club on campus, have a wicked job, a crazy scholarship, steady marks, and a shwifty new haircut. Then you look at yourself: struggling to open a textbook, wearing the same pajamas to tutorial for the fifth week in a row, and trying not to leave … Continue reading

Song Of The Week: The Sorority—“Ladies’ Night”

By Isaac Fox, Feature Photo via NOW In celebration of International Women’s Day, all-female rap quartet The Sorority have just dropped their second song/video “Ladies’ Night,” a funky, soulful, and modern tribute to the female rappers who inspired them, and to women worldwide. The Tamera Russell produced song is an eponymous nod to the 1997 song … Continue reading

Album Review: Post Malone—“Stoney”

By Emma Kelly, Feature Photo via Bluntiq Riding on the December release of Post Malone’s long-awaited debut studio album, Stoney, was one pertinent question: did he have the musical chops to rise above his novelty status as the millennial equivalent of Vanilla Ice (or, unkinder still, a less self-aware Redfoo from LMFAO) and actually make … Continue reading

Album Review: Sampha—“Process”

By Keshav Sharma-Jaitly, Feature Photo via NYLON Sampha is an artist that has built his entire career on collaborations, from his early work with SBTRKT, to his more recent collaborations with Drake, Solange, and Kanye West. This is what makes the title of his long-awaited debut record, Process, so poignant— it’s taken him awhile to get … Continue reading

Album Review: Homeshake—“Fresh Air”

By Emma Kelly, Feature Photo via Spin Fresh Air is the latest offering of lo-fi synth pop with R&B sensibilities to be released by Peter Sagar under the moniker, Homeshake. Sagar, who left Mac DeMarco’s touring band in 2013 to pursue a solo career in music, established his flair for woozy guitar riffs and soft, crooning … Continue reading

Queer and Femme Music For Strength Against Fascism—A Playlist

By Nicholas Higgins, Feature Photo via Beautiful Savage Magazine With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States and the widespread resurgence of fascist ideology, marginalized communities have two priorities: to take care of ourselves, and to fight back. This playlist celebrates queer and femme identity and can be used for either … Continue reading

2k17—A Playlist

By Emma Wittmann, featured photo via Instalively A playlist made with the intention to serve as inspiration for 2017. 2K17 was made to have an uplifting rock/punk rock attitude. This playlist should be played loudly in the car with the windows rolled down or with friends to dance to.

Track Trek: Aerosmith & Run DMC—“Walk This Way”

By Alex Ryu, Feature Photo via Team Rock Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. When and how do you remake or extend an original piece for the … Continue reading