Articles tagged: Music


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Troye Sivan Creates Glorious, Otherworldly Pop with In A Dream

Troye Sivan’s latest EP, In A Dream (2020), contends with harsher realities and darker feelings than ever before. Since the release of his lush tribute to love, Bloom (2018), Sivan... Read more

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Phoebe Bridgers’s Punisher radiates authenticity and wistfulness

Quarantine peaked for me when I was watching Phoebe Bridgers perform in shooting-star pajamas and a skeleton costume while promoting her latest album, Punisher (2020). In her performance of “Kyoto”... Read more

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Dominic Fike rises above the pressure to deliver a masterful debut with What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Dominic Fike’s long-awaited first full-length album, What Could Possibly Go Wrong (2020), came out two and a half years after his hit EP, Don’t Forget About Me, Demos. The new... Read more

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The Weekly List: Freshman year back to school bops

This school year is off to a strange start, to say the least. With a full week of Zoom University completed, the reality of our collective circumstance has set in.... Read more

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The Weekly List: Seven songs to help you embrace those main character vibes

While I may not be able to do very much right now, there’s still one thing that I’ve found that coronavirus hasn’t ruined: listening to music on a rainy day... Read more

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Ten alternate versions of WAP

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s new female sexual empowerment anthem, “WAP”, is certainly a hot topic of conversation. The song, whose acronymic title stands for “wet ass pussy,” has... Read more

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The Weekly List: Ten songs to listen to while lying on the floor

Last semester I would make fun of my roommate for eating lunch while sitting on our floor. It seemed ridiculous to me that she would choose to spend any time... Read more

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Raleigh Ritchie’s Andy matches wit with honest introspection

Jacob Anderson isn’t the artist you might expect. Most well known for playing the taciturn warrior Grey Worm on HBO’s Game of Thrones, the familiar actor might give most folks... Read more

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The Weekly List: Ten soft songs, depicting the passage of daylight

In a time of upheaval and uncertainty, little feels constant. One thing you can count on, though, is the passage of light through day. This week, the Weekly List is an ambient/folk playlist tracking light from dawn to dusk—it’s a smooth, ethereal listen to center the self during a time where any kind of grounding feels like a fantasy.

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Jeremy Zucker’s love is not dying is desolate yet compelling

I’m not sure if the universe could have cooked up a more fitting album for our current situation than Jeremy Zucker’s solo debut, love is not dying (2020). Throughout the... Read more

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Dua Lipa Makes Pristine, yet Superficial, Bops on Future Nostalgia

When I first listened to Dua Lipa’s self-titled debut album, its opening lyrics made me swoon. Lipa starts the song “Genesis” with, “In the beginning, God created Heaven and Earth... Read more

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Explain Your Social Distancing Routine and I’ll Recommend Music for You

Daylight falls. The sun approaches the horizon once again. I have lost track of the days, for I have not exited my house in weeks. Hours pass in the blink... Read more

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The Weekly List: Songs That Make Me Feel A Little More Okay

For the past five years or so, I have dealt with anxiety that has manifested in pervasive tension and occasionally acute stress. On any given day I could be extremely... Read more

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“No Time to Die” proves Billie Eilish isn’t going anywhere

Billie Eilish has scored another hit with her new single, “No Time to Die,” the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film of the same name. I put off... Read more

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QUIZ: Dress Pop Culture Icon Carly Rae Jepsen and I’ll Tell You What Carly Rae Jepsen Song to Listen To

Since 2011’s “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen has proved time and time again she isn’t like the other girls. We have seen the evidence in all her artistic endeavors,... Read more

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Sufjan Stevens Collaborates with Lowell Brams on New Single “The Unlimited”

Sufjan Stevens released a colorful new single, “The Unlimited” on Feb. 5, continuing his streak of branching into experimental music. Moving away from the stripped back, acoustic style of his... Read more

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Why Isn’t Eminem Interesting Anymore?

On January 17th, Eminem released his 11th studio album, Music to be Murdered By. The album was met with very mixed reviews from critics, who praised Eminem’s technical command, but... Read more

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The Weekly List: Songs For Mardi Gras Season

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not simply a day, nor just a weekend of crazy parades. Mardi Gras is a season, perhaps even a lifestyle, that officially begins on... Read more

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Kidz Bop: Songs That Should be on the Next Album

Since the first album came out in 2001, Kidz Bop has been a phenomenon. The franchise’s staple of having children sing clean versions of popular songs has resonated with parents... Read more

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The Weekly List: Hot Girl Bummer

Hot Girl Bummer Whether it be the cold weather or finals season, Georgetown is currently in the surviving not thriving stage of the semester. Maybe you want some sympathetic bops... Read more