Music

NOSELL

Which other musical artist can boast crowds of drag queens and red hat wearers alike? Which other musician can do this as a woman over 70 years old? Only Dolly.

NOSELL

The emotions conveyed by an excellent project such as Magdalene are impossible to convert back to mere language. The album’s exploration of internal disjunction and its relation to anxiety, fatigue and love is deeply impressive, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

NOSELL

Kid A is an album that heightens the feeling of walking through Ann Arbor’s snowy streets. But it alleviates its own demons with morsels of happiness that sustain their way through the entire record.

NOSELL

“Watermelon Sugar” emanates what is voluptuous — this sexy tale of summer love shines bright.

NOSELL

As society progresses further and further into the digital age, DIY stands as a prime example of social media’s influence on our communities.

NOSELL

Falling in love with Crutchfield’s album means falling in love with her audit of infatuation from start to finish. Out in the Storm throws punches at early love and laps at the feet of breakups; it screams with hatred and stomps out a rhythm to insecurity.

NOSELL

Fall Out Boy continues to fearlessly pursue the very best versions of themselves, and this hopeful attitude is what will make them “remembered for centuries.”

Dirty Hit

Her lyrics speak to my own experience taking Citalopram with startling precision: “Wanted to feel you but I'm numb / Don't even realize who I've become.” Most unsettling is the way she captures such a specific, hard-to-explain experience of Citalopram, something only another SSRI-taker could understand. I felt misunderstood, yet at the same time, I couldn’t find clarity in my own feelings.

Postmodern Jukebox Productions

Here are a handful of contemporary bands who might just bring forth the new “Roaring 20’s” — afterall, 2020 sits on the horizon and history tends to repeat itself.

NOSELL

BENEE was introduced to me while I was sitting in the back row of a Pacifica minivan. This felt intentional.