Music

Microphones!

Extending voices with amplification works both ways — both intimacy and a kind of outsized violence are possible.

Frank Sinatra

Music suddenly became accessible for households across the nation.

Ella Mai

By no means groundbreaking, Ella Mai provides a quick fix of nostalgia for the R&B sound many of us grew up to.

Kurt Vile

Between his skill for fingerpicking, hazy psychedelia and his country drawl, the songwriter’s penchant for creating mood is unmatched on Bottle It In, a record that is as meaningful as it is irresolute.

Kim Petras

This Sunday, you can catch Kim Petras as she opens for Troye Sivan at the Fox Theater.

Palm performs at Audiotree Festival

One of the most unique aspects of the band’s sound is … well, how unique it actually is.

Diet Cig perform at Audiotree Festival

We got to sit down with Diet Cig and talk to them about their music, creating safe spaces and DIY.

Common Holly perform at Audiotree Festival

The Montreal-based, 20-something songwriter confessed that she hardly picked up her guitar during her years at university but, after a breakup in the year following graduation, found much-needed relief in songwriting.

Eminem looks like this now

“Venom” is a dark promise of a song, well-timed for Halloween, with an action-packed music video to match.

Anderson .Paak

It’s pretty flat throughout its four-and-a-half-minute runtime, lacking the special “unf” that the artists typically bring to a project.