Music


Entropy/Enthalpy: The Golden Years of DIY in Philly


Sunday, July 1, 2018

Do-it-yourself (DIY) Garage rock may have started in New York City, but that’s surely not where it’s ending up. In recent years, the hiking prices of rent, the gentrification of artist hotspots, and the prevalence of labels have done all but physically push DIY artists out of the city. The question remains: where are they ...

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Norwegian songstress/producer Emma Jensen returns with her new single “Rush”


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Norwegian songstress/producer Emma Jensen returns with her new single, “Rush,” to kick off the summer of 2018. The track is a follow up to her 2017 breakout debut and tells the tale of a lackluster love. “Rush” was produced by Jensen and fellow Norwegian Henrik the Artist, who is signed to Diplo’s Mad Decent. Already dubbed “Norway's latest ...

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Reggae Singer and Songwriter 1 Zeal Released a new Song Titled “Memories”


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Reggae Singer and Songwriter 1 Zeal, based in Johannesburg, South Africa is back again with another sensational love tune titled "Memories". Recorded on the Cotton Swab Riddim and produced by Pure Music Productions. The captivating song is laced with soulful harmonies​, infectious nostalgic lyrics, and rhythms that would grip your heart from first listen." Read more Music articles ...

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What Spotify Going Public Means for The Music Industry: Featured image courtesy of Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images

Spotify Backtracks New Hateful Conduct Policy


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

After receiving backlash from industry executives such as Kendrick Lamar’s record label, Spotify has officially backtracked their recent hateful conduct policy. Spotify announced at the beginning of June that the company is dropping the plan to ban artists who engage in hate conduct. However, the company plans to keep the ban against hate content in place. ...

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Era Istrefi Is Taking No ‘Prisoner’ on Reggae-Tinged New Single


Friday, June 15, 2018

Era Istrefi is having a moment. The Albanian singer is featured on Nicky Jam’s official FIFA World Cup Russia song, “Live It Up,” alongside Will Smith and produced by Diplo. The track has generated over 20 million streams in its first week and the artwork appeared on a massive billboard in the iconic Times Square. ...

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New Music Roundup ft. Lykke Li, Snail Mail & Kids See Ghosts: Featured image courtesy of Snail Mail

New Music Roundup ft. Lykke Li, Snail Mail, and Kids See Ghosts


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nothing says new music like a Friday, and this week was no exception. From the fiercely poignant indie rock of 18-year-old Lindsey Jordan, better known as Snail Mail, to the crisp comeback pop of Swedish singer Lykke Li, to the long-awaited collab from Kanye and Kid Cudi, this week we truly saw it all. Keep ...

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Covers: Anand Desai-Barochia and Britney Young
Inside, cover star Britney Young talks about her role on GLOW and Anand Desai-Barochia talks about his role on The Outpost, breaking through barriers, and much more!
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