Music

Rex Orange County

Pluto Projector” reminds us of the joy found in sharing life’s journey with someone you love and showcases Rex’s craft for creating heartfelt intimacy through songwriting.

Ryan Cox

The group aims to provide resources for these underrepresented artists and expose these artists to a larger audience. But if you don’t identify as a marginalized group, the group still welcomes your support.

NOSELL

Maybe, if this preview does its job, I’ll see you in the audience this Sunday night. Until then, indulge in the old-fashioned with the world’s coolest time traveller, Pokey LaFarge.

BABYMETAL

Amid the current media talk about American studios altering their content to get through Chinese censorship, it makes me wonder how much Asian media producers are coloring their material to be Western-friendly.

Zac Brown

Every artist changes their sound. Whether it’s a switch in genre or producers, musicians’ urge to try something new is as natural as a fan’s initial discomfort in hearing their favorite band sound different.

NOSELL

During the postwar period, and especially during the time when Ghana gained its independence from England, highlife became not only the country’s most popular form of music, but also a symbol of national unity and a mode of celebration, even though the genre in its early stages heavily catered towards the wealthy and colonial elite in the urban centers of the country.

NOSELL

NEG’s brand of hardcore is for the purists: Anyone else who wants it, as long as they can deal with the band’s sawed-off-shotgun energy.

NOSELL

2019 is the year of Big Thief. Adrianne draws in fans with an intense stare that kills, and a voice that murders.

Dev Hynes

Despite its sparse appeal, this burgeoning branching-off from convention is rich, exciting and addictive.

Lil Nas X

When Billboard removed “Old Town Road” from the Hot Country chart in early April, media and listeners alike were quick to shout racism. And with good reason. Lil Nas X is Black and country music is known for its whiteness and conservatism.