Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 3:05pm

I put so much of myself into every song I hear. I’ve changed my hair, my clothes, even my name — but I know that my love for my favorite songs is constant.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 6:03pm

The idea of emo rock as a genre for privileged kids to whine about their lame problems has never been more untrue or unfair to its artists.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 4:35pm

This is not a band criminally deprived of fame. This is an underdog band that has taken aim at a very specific kind of listener — one that’s awkward and anxious, but loves to dance and shout their feelings — and hit them square in the heart.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 3:43pm

Sometimes it’s hard to quantify how much a certain artist means to you. But the struggle of being a fan is coming to terms with always being an outsider — supporting but never really being able to make an impact on the art you love so much.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 4:04pm

These aren’t inspiring narratives of romantic Midwest heroism, but songs of self-doubt and earnest reflection.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 8:03pm

Third Eye Blind’s self-titled debut is a first-class overlooked album.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 4:46pm

‘The Joshua Tree’ is the perfect album for this moment in history because it simultaneously explores two Americas.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:54pm

How many of your city’s artists have rapped about having sex on your team’s field in the middle of a game?

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 2:54pm

The xx arrived completely formed, fully mature and totally compelling.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:02pm

"It’s something I’m just starting to get conditioned to, and while I’m trying to work on my new signature and not get overly excited when I hear people use it, I’m often still painfully aware of how my name doesn’t match my face, or my clothes or my voice."