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.

This is America

For a title as open-ended as “This is America,” one would assume Childish Gambino’s latest single would poignantly capture the racial tensions of the nation, using the Black experience as a vessel for artistic expression.

Streaky Video

“Streaky,” released this past Saturday, is not standard fare from Death Grips.

Post Malone

beerbongs & bentleys is more of the same from Post Malone and you know what? That’s okay.

Jeff Rosenstock

Just two weeks ago, The Daily was lucky enough to have a chance to speak with singer/songwriter Jeff Rosenstock about his newest record, POST-, and his upcoming show on Apr. 25, accompanied by Martha and Bad Moves, at the Loving Touch in Ferndale.