In the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the many other names now permanently seared into America’s collective memory, I felt a strong sense of responsibility toward my friends and community this year.
Three weeks ago, Kalie Shorr released “My Voice,” an anthemic middle finger to the country radio system that will “probably never play me ‘cause I’m not a boy.” As bold as it is, “My Voice” falls in line with Shorr’s other aptly-titled projects — her debut record Open Boo
I have always wondered what was going on in William Basinski’s mind on the roof of his Brooklyn apartment as he photographed and filmed the plume of smoke still billowing long after the Twin Towers had collapsed.
Benee has had the spotlight trained on her since the explosion of her 2019 hit single, “Supalonely”: a song that appears on her debut album Hey u x, as well as on TikTok, where the addictive chorus soundtracked endless imitations of a dance popularized by the app’s megastars.
The goddesses of vocals, Mamamoo, return for their crown with their new mini-album, Travel. Their recent track of success with “HIP” and Hwasa’s “Maria” created incredibly high expectations for this album.
We always wish that someone would say exactly what they mean. Everyone wants to be able to understand someone else, especially in a relationship. On Ariana Grande’s Positions, the singer is direct about what she thinks and desires. She’s full of love, and she’s falling for someone new.