Playlists

Happy International Women’s Day: A Playlist

By: Casey Fitzsimmons// As many of you already know, today is International Women’s Day! For all of the incredible, powerful, strong and independent women out there, here’s a playlist just for you! This playlist is full of some of my personal favorite girl power anthems by some absolutely amazing female forces in the music industry. …

Music & Culture

Lorde is Back and Here’s What to Expect

By: Amanda Lee// In 2013, a 16-year-old New Zealand native skyrocketed to fame with an album that took aim at mainstream culture and expressed teen-angst & grievances in the cleverest of ways. She’s laid low since the success of Pure Heroine. In the meantime, she’s collaborated with Disclosure, curated The Hunger Games Soundtrack, and dropped …

Reviews

Cohesiveness is Reinvented on Ed Sheeran’s New Album

By: Anna Glinski// We have waited for what seemed like ages for this. On March 3rd 2017, Ed Sheeran released his third studio album, titled ÷ (Divide). The bar was set very high for Sheeran considering it had been over two years since his last album release. With 12 perfectly and carefully crafted tracks (16 on …

Reviews

“Slide” by Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos

by: Drew Allen// If Frank Ocean comes out with a song, I’m going to write about it. If Frank Ocean comes out with a song featuring Migos (known homophobes/overall average hip-hop trio), I’m going to express my confusion about it. Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean and Migos are somewhat of an unexpected collaboration; nevertheless, “Slide” was …

Reviews

Lorde is Back with Game-Changing New Single, ‘Green Light’

By: Jordyn Tilchen// It’s been nearly four years since the release of Pure Heroine and our ears have been desperately yearning for more Lorde ever since. Sure, we had ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ from The Hunger Games soundtrack to tide us over, but yesterday the New Zealand-bred artist finally answered our prayers with the debut of …

Live Music

Ariana Grande Brought Her Dangerous Woman Tour to Madison Square Garden

By: Amanda Lee// Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour hit Madison Square Garden for two nights last Thursday and Friday. She may be petite, but this girl’s message is powerful and unapologetic. Before Ariana came on, British girl-group Little Mix came straight from London after winning their first ever Brit Award. This was their first time …

Reviews

What David Longstreth Imagined And What Dirty Projectors Became

by: Max Freedman// Which album is better: Bitte Orca or Swing Lo Magellan? Among fans of Dirty Projectors, a band that critics and listeners alike hold dear for their frayed, wailing take on oft-treaded pop and rock forms, this is a question that’s been a source of endless debate since Swing Lo Magellan’s release in …