Music & Culture

One Year of Soundigest

To all of our readers, One year ago today, at the click of a button, I launched my biggest project to date and you are looking at it. The months of preparation that it took to put this website together had me wondering at times whether or not the end result would be worth it. […]

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SZA’s Ctrl is Finally Here

by: Drew Allen// 26 year old singer/songwriter SZA (Solána Rowe) has released her long awaited studio album Ctrl via Top Dawg Entertainment, revealing her more vulnerable side – one she has shown us glimpses of in the past (particularly with singles released prior to the album like “Broken Clocks” and “Drew Barrymore”). The album features […]

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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 […]

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The Manchester Arena Attack: A Letter From The Editors

Dear Readers, When we first launched Soundigest, our initial game plan was to celebrate all that live music is, and by doing that we’d be sparing our readers from a lot of “hard news,” which as we all know can be both tragic and devastating. Our goal was to make our readers feel as though they were […]

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What Went Wrong with “Malibu”

by: Drew Allen// In 2013, Miley Cyrus cut the cord on her good girl, Disney image with Bangerz. She  traded in her luscious brunette curls for a platinum blonde chop. She spammed our Instagram feeds with bizarre collages, flaunted her frequent drug use and put on an infamously raunchy VMA performance. Her actions were seemingly a […]

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Five Tracks We Love: April 2017

“Biking” – Tyler, the Creator, Jay-Z & Frank Ocean It’s easy to forget that Frank Ocean came into his own back when he was a member of Odd Future with songs like “Analog 2” and “White.” Years later, even though Frank has distanced himself from his Odd Future persona and his record label, his friendship […]

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Five Tracks We Love: March 2017

by: Drew Allen, Amanda Lee and Samantha Cooper// “I’m Tellin’ U” by Brooklyn White “I want people to know that they don’t have to keep taking romantic L’s. You can take your soul back and go on to become a blessed up, hydrated angel,” says Brooklyn White of her liberating track “I’m Tellin’ U.” If you’re getting […]

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“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 […]

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“Bobby” by Alex G

by: Drew Allen// My best friend once described my taste in music as being set on a “dusty, vintage backdrop” and she pretty much nailed it. Devotion is my favorite Beach House album, I listen to Billie Holiday on a daily basis and I’m a seasoned pro at seeking out the saddest song on an album and deeming it my […]

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