Tag Archives: pop

6 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2019

Diverse musicians who haven’t yet put out a full-length project but seem poised for greatness in 2019. Continue reading

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Recommended Tracks: Pell, Ellie Goulding, Julien Baker, & The Staves

Been working late a lot lately, so I wanted to do some quick hits on tracks that I’ve been loving to clear my head. Let me know if you dig any of them. “Queso” by Pell #1 Jam of the … Continue reading

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Review: Ryan Adams – 1989

When he finds new ways to sonically and emotionally inhabit Taylor Swift’s songs, Ryan Adams turns 1989 from a thinkpiece into an actual album. Look, I was always going to at least LIKE this album. Ryan Adams has long been one of my … Continue reading

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When Did It Get Like This?

6 months since my last blog post. Here’s where my head’s at tonight (music and article recommendations at the bottom): Made in America has done a phenomenal job giving Philadelphia its own festival. 70,000 people a day took over the Parkway … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 2): Albums #10-6

I’m back to write about five more albums I loved this year (for Part 1, click here). I’ll get to writing in a bit, but first I thought it might be fun to break down my top 30 list a … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 1): Albums #15-11

Random blurb to start the future blurb-age: My favorite albums from this year came on like an absolute head rush. This list is packed with surprises of all kinds for me: the obligatory half dozen artists I’d never heard of; albums … Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “Mangrove” by Young & Sick

Step outside and breathe in the spring air. There’s a slight breeze between your hair and the crooks of your ears; it sounds like keyboards beginning to bounce, pinging back and forth with the beat like two kids making up a dance as they … Continue reading

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I Feel Sexist When I Listen To Beyoncé

I Feel Sexist When I Listen To Beyoncé I’ve spent a week with Beyoncé’s new self-titled album, and after sufficiently gushing over her groundbreaking release strategy I’ve finally come to the same conclusion as literally everybody else who’s listened to it: … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Avril Lavigne – Avril Lavigne

The sk8r girl gives her music career another shot, and the results sound kind of familiar. Is it possible for Avril Lavigne to be relevant in pop music anymore? It’s an interesting question because it implicitly asks what made her … Continue reading

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Recommended Video: “Girls” by The 1975

I’ve been wanting to write about The 1975 for a while now. Their self-titled debut came out just a week or so before I started this blog, and though it’s currently one of my favorite albums of the year I … Continue reading

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