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Rina Sawayama explores pop and pain in ‘Hold the Girl’
“Hold the Girl” has the pop star quality, catchiness, and creativity of any truly great album.
The house concert: an undying part of music culture
As recorded music became more widespread, we slowly entered the age of large arena concerts, and house concerts fell out of favor. Recently, however, the house concert scene has been seeing a resurgence, primarily in the United States.
Orville Peck subverts country music conventions with “Bronco”
In this new “bro-country” movement, subversion is completely lost, which is why someone like Orville Peck, with the first two chapters of his latest album “Bronco,” is so important for this era of country music.
Out of a two-year hiatus, Mitski explores relationships in ‘Laurel Hell’
“Laurel Hell” takes an axe to the typical idea of love songs and gives us a deeper, realer, more melancholic take on the gray areas of struggling through a relationship.
Derry Girls reminds us to continue living, amidst an insane world
It highlights the idea that while history is being made, mundane things are happening. In history books, these moments could be described as earth-shattering and groundbreaking, but in reality, life keeps on being lived as it was.
Feeling all too unwell: The impact of Taylor’s new heart-wrenching short film
The thing about “All Too Well” is that most people have their own person they think of when they hear it, and the short film does a good job of drawing out the memories of that person.