Reviews

Premiere: “Night Ringa” by Saint Mela

by: Crystal Kayiza We all hope to end the summer a better version of ourselves and Brooklyn based D.I.Y. pop band, Saint Mela (formerly Alter) is no exception. The three-piece band spent springtime giving themselves the space to evolve, emerging this summer with a reimagined name and logo. While the seasons have borne witness to Saint …

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Five Tracks We Love: May 2017

by: Drew Allen// “Tyrant” – Kali Uchis featuring Jorja Smith The wait is over. Kali Uchis, our favorite “dislikable Colombian girl,” has released new music at last. The sassy singer/songwriter/producer premiered the beachy single “Tyrant” on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 this past Monday. The track features British female vocalist Jorja Smith, who you may recognize …

Playlists

Best Tracks of 2017 (So Far): A Staff Playlist

It’s that time of year: we’re nearly half way through 2017 (???how did that happen???).  To celebrate, the Soundigest team came together to curate a playlist of all our favorite songs from the last few months. Enjoy our staff picks featuring tracks from Lorde, HOMESHAKE, Bleachers, Kendrick Lamar and more. And don’t forget to follow our Spotify page by clicking here!   …

Live Music

Passenger at the Beacon Theatre: An Emotional Rollercoaster

by: Julia Singer// Passenger has been on my “must see” concert list since I first became familiar with his music in 2013. The British singer-songwriter, most well known for his double platinum song “Let Her Go”, is one of my favorite artists for his beautiful lyrics and vocals. I was finally able to see him …

Reviews

More Life by Drake

by: Jack DeVault// Drake’s latest album (or playlist) More Life was released on March 18th, just eleven months after the debut of his record-breaking, made-for-streaming album, Views. Although Views was a massive numbers success, the album was undoubtedly the worst received project of Drake’s career to date. Critics and fans alike condemned its arrogant feel and forced pop medleys that …

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Cassadee Pope Gets Down to the Nitty Gritty with“Me, Myself and Wine”

by: Kerry Gallagher// Cassadee Pope had quite the year last year. She spent 2016 out on the road as the opener for Chris Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over” tour, became a No. 1 artist and a Grammy nominee for her “Think of You” duet with Chris and released her Summer EP, which I kept on repeat …