Articles tagged: Pop Music
Dragonette took us back to the “Twennies” at Union Stage
With every song, Sorbara was able to embody and exude a vibrant, youthful energy.
Step into Kali Uchis’ fantasy garden on Red Moon in Venus
Her third studio album, Red Moon in Venus (2023), is the most mesmerizing yet.
Miley Cyrus’ Endless Summer Vacation is right on time for you to ditch that spring fling
When Cyrus released her eighth studio album Endless Summer Vacation, it was no surprise that it displayed the star’s many powerful facets as an artist—be it as a popstar, balladeer, or soulful rockstar.
On Midnights, all of Taylor Swift’s late-night thoughts come alive
But on the darkly mysterious Midnights, Swift uses the vulnerability of the late night to reflect on these raw emotions.
Maude Latour takes us on a tour of self-discovery with 001
Latour is one of the freshest faces in the pop scene right now with her psychedelic aesthetic and distinct vocals and lyrical style.
HDTV brings Tai Verdes’ genre-bending music into high definition
Though both of his albums are musically and thematically lighthearted, Verdes elevates HDTV through experimentation with new sounds.
Maisie Peters shows the duality of young adulthood on You Signed Up For This
After making a name for herself with her singles such as 2017’s “Places We Were Made,” a lyrical love letter to her hometown, and 2018’s wildly popular “Worst of You,”... Read more
Lil Nas X produced the goldilocks of pop albums with MONTERO
Pop songs often follow a carefully calculated formula for success: verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, chorus. Writing a single that will top charts, or go viral, is a science that... Read more
Taylor Swift dives “headfirst, fearless” into the re-recording process with Fearless (Taylor’s Version)
On the heels of Taylor Swift’s historic Grammy triumph, where she received her third Album of the Year award, fans celebrate the re-recording of her first AOTY-winning album. Fearless (Taylor’s... Read more
Ariana Grande is back on top with presidential ‘Positions’ music video
Pop powerhouse Ariana Grande has made her official comeback with her new single “positions,” from her upcoming sixth album of the same name, on October 21. To add to the... Read more
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
“thank u, next” is here to stay
A Billboard #1 single. Flawless recreations of 2000s cult classics. Ariana Grande. What more could you ever ask for in a music video? Ariana Grande finally released a music video... Read more
Creativity in Crisis: Is it Really Alternative?
Literally, the term “alternative” denotes something that departs from the norm, seeking creative and artistic divergence by uncovering unconventional sounds that provide listening ears with new options to tune into.... Read more
Whistle While you Work
Earworm (n)—that catchy, though sometimes unwarranted, 2-4 bar melody that won’t seem to get out of your head. My roommates and I are always humming. Sometimes we’ve all caught on... Read more