Stevie Wonder

I continue to associate Wonder’s music with happiness, the way I always have: music for a good mood, for inspiration, faith, joy, for picking yourself back up again.

Paul McCartney

It’s almost too easy to picture him in concert, slamming his guitar and singing wide-eyed into a microphone, cocking his head.


In a way, it is the perfect embodiment of modern music in general.


After this EP draws out intense feelings of desolation and despair, Crutchfield leaves us without closure like most of our haunting memories do.

Taylor Swift rules.

What it must feel like to run through a crowd of people carrying signs with your name and your face, hordes of strangers reaching for you with arms outstretched and trying to grab at different parts of you.

The Kooks

From 20-something rockers to fathers and husbands, the years since their debut have affected The Kooks’s members, so why wouldn’t they affect their sound, too?


The piece is gorgeous, a simple composition tinged with complex implications of sadness and confusion.

Michelle Obama comforts Kanye in "Feels Like Summer"

Donald Glover, better known musically by his pseudonym, Childish Gambino, has existed alone on an island in the corner of the hip-hop world since his first mixtape, Camp. Technically speaking, he isn’t tied to any of the rap conglomerates of his peers, like Kanye West’s G.O.O.D.

Why is Ben Gibbard so sad?

To expect them to continue putting out the same music that they were putting out back then is to expect the band to refrain from any sort of musical growth — a band that lacks growth lacks maturity and artistry.