Breathe out, tune in: Growing up on Gaga

Inspired by 12 years of listening to Lady Gaga, music columnist Hannah Weaver SC ’24 examines nostalgia’s effect on her listening habits.

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Selected ambient works: The sounds, looks and smells of Drain Gang

Music columnist Nicholas Black PO ’24 dives into the world of “drainers” — fans of the music collective Drain Gang — explaining trends among fans and why the group has such a hold on so many people.

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Selected ambient works: Dreamy yet sharp, ‘Chloe and the Next 20th Century’ leaves the old Father John Misty’s antics behind

Music columnist Nicholas Black PO ’24 explains how “Chloë and the Next 20th Century” is not only a sonically dazzling album, but also a turning point for Father John Misty.

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Selected ambient works: Celebrating queer musicians and love songs

Music columnist Nicholas Black PO ’24 explores the importance of listening to queer musicians, highlighting five queer artists and love songs to listen to.

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Selected ambient works: Mitski’s equally strange and elegant stage presence elevates her artistry

Mitski’s thoughtful, passionate artistry in her March 3 performance far surpassed the expectations of music columnist Nicholas Black PO ’24.

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