Kanye and Cudi

The third installment of G.O.O.D.

William Ryan Key

Stepping out as a solo artist can be daunting for a musician, especially for one who has spent over a decade being associated with a particular band. Luckily, Ryan Key is up to the task.


It was a hot Memorial Day weekend for Detroit and its techno Movement festival, the city’s ever-growing annual event. The festival sprawled over Hart Plaza, and the sunny heat turned into a warm fog when evening closed in, the sun leaving behind a wet air as festival goers filled the grounds.

Mean Girls

If faced with reducing the Original Broadway Cast recording of “Mean Girls” (the Tina Fey blockbuster adapted for the stage) to one word, anyone would be incredibly amiss to pass up the opportunity to call it “fetch.”

Pusha T and A$AP Rocky

On Friday, May 25, the hip hop world received two of the most highly anticipated albums of 2018: A$AP Rocky’s supposedly avant-garde Testing and Pusha T’s entirely Kanye-produced DAYTONA.

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett’s second album begins: “Yknow what they say / No ones born to hate / We learn it somewhere along the way.” Paraphrased from Nelson Mandela, that line from the opener “Hopefulessness” sets the tone for the rest of Tell Me How You Really Feel, a


I love artists who push the boundaries of music, who convince us to look beyond the boundaries that we create for ourselves and to create something new. However, there is also something to be said for consistency and the foundation it provides. Dream-pop duo Beach House is the best at this.

Arctic Monkeys

A new concept album has come out, awash with glam rock and glittery existentialism. It may not be the eighties, but you wouldn’t know it from the music.

Tigers Jaw in concert

Tigers Jaw is probably the best band you haven’t listened to yet.

Caitlyn Smith

When the next big thing is in front of you, you sit up and take notice. That’s the effect Caitlyn Smith has on a room: She demands your undivided attention.