As fans relistened to Lorde’s first two albums, there was a clear expectation her next release would fall within the same vein — dark aesthetics, gloomy introspective lyrics and complex production. But what came to life was completely different.
When we found the key to the Press archives, I only remember finding a box or two of old magazines tucked away. The rest of the long walk-in closet was instead full of records. Boxes and boxes of old WUSB promotional records from the ’80s and ’90s — relics from when the radio station was affiliated with the magazine.
How do you translate the energy and feeling of a live show — the crowd singing along, watching the lines around a concert venue with excitement — into a virtual production with an audience stuck at home? How does new music, intended to shake a room, get converted into a virtual experience? For Brockhampton, achieving that feat means utilizing the tools in their playbook that make for a great live show, and adapting them.
One year ago, Guitarist Rubens De La Corte was on top of the world, touring across continents with Grammy Award-winning performers and streaming his album Nomad on Spotify. Now, he’s giving guitar lessons from his living room for extra cash.
The new version of Fearless is here to please not only the fanbase, but everyone else. Its 26 songs allow for a kind of musical time travel and make it possible for people to live this era once more, or for the very first time. Even at 31, Swift was able to channel her 18-year-old self, recreating an album to dance and cry to with the same intensity.
If there is ever a Fight Club remake, “DAYWALKER!” deserves a spot on the soundtrack. The song has a slightly scary, yet edgy energy that gives the song a “moments-before-the-slasher-kills-his-next-victim” vibe mixed with a high speed chase feel.
Dylan Dukes is an 18-year-old Huntington Station native with a knack for indie music, Fender Stratocaster guitars, lo-fi aesthetics and grainy photographs. He is the product of a…
Both Healy and Kanye West have used their Twitter accounts to share personal beliefs, which, as celebrities, are always going to be in the limelight. Both musicians use their platforms personally and professionally, which can come back to haunt them. The God complexes that both stars have, coupled with public backlash, could very easily lead to their downfalls.