Pop-punk is making a comeback with a new generation on TikTok; it’s the perfect place for teens to grieve the small things lost to COVID-19, music columnist Mirabella Miller SC ’23 writes.
The backlash Lil Nas X has faced for the music video for his new single “MONTERO” is rooted in homophobia, not protecting kids from adult themes, writes music columnist Mirabella Miller SC ’23
“Chemtrails Over the Country Club” is a triumphant exploration of gray areas and an example of why we shouldn’t rely on political takes from celebrities, writes music columnist Mirabella Miller SC ’23.
Julien Baker’s new album “Little Oblivions” is emotional and musical maturation in song form, Mirabella Miller SC ’23 says. Read more here.
Taylor Swift rerecording her masters sparks a conversation about artist ownership –– and shows her privilege, Mirabella Miller SC ’23 says.
Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 compiles an exhaustive list of ways to use music to your benefit while social distancing, whether through creating, sharing or listening to it.
Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 explores Taylor Swift’s whirlwind transition from political privacy to political activism in “Miss Americana.”
Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 assesses the impact of musician Pop Smoke’s influence on the New York drill music scene after his death. “Almost with Nietzsche-esque transcendence of good and evil, Pop Smoke played by his own rules, and he won through creating a lasting legacy in the eye of the music industry and general population,” she writes.
Kyla Walker PO ’22 praises “High Fidelity”‘s soundtrack and its power to influence the narrative and drive the show’s plot forward.
Ella Boyd SC ’21 provides a playlist of 5 songs for any romantic scenario, from love to lust to heartbreak. “Love’s intricacies and realities shouldn’t be ignored; after all, the experiences of yearning, heartbreak, confusion, nerves and sensuality are intertwined with love,” she writes.