Harry Styles Brings Back Summer in His New Song ‘Watermelon Sugar’

Moments before he took the stage to host NBC’s Saturday Night Live, musician Harry Styles surprised fans by dropping his new single “Watermelon Sugar,” the second song to be released from his upcoming sophomore...

Tinashe’s ‘Songs for You’ Is the Artist’s True Debut Album

Tinashe’s “Songs for You” is by far the closest the pop singer has come to establishing a concrete sound. Since she released “2 On” in 2014, it seems as if her musical identity has...

Staff Recs: Good Music for Studying

“logical” by Shuttle358 Songs with lyrics are a bust for me when it comes to background music for studying. I always feel tempted to turn the volume up so I can hear the vocals better....

Dayglow Uses Music to Express Optimism, Change and Friendship

Looking out a Brooklyn cafe window and watching the morning traffic, indie-pop band founder Dayglow frontman Sloan Struble was taking a day off. Just the night before, he had played to a full house...

‘Funhouse’: A Concert By, for and Featuring Students

On the Smarties-adorned stage inside the SubCulture building on Bleecker Street, in a purple-pink haze of smoke and sweat, stood a small, huddled group. For the combined forces of college-centric streaming hub Quadio and...

Nirvana’s Immortal ‘Unplugged,’ 25 Years On

No artist has ever done an “MTV Unplugged” set in one take, except one.  Geffen Records recently released a 25th anniversary edition of the legendary Nirvana live album, “MTV Unplugged In New York.” In it,...

Kllo Comes ‘Back to You’ at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere Hall

Melbourne, Australia-based electronic duo Kllo played to a packed house at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere Hall on Saturday night, mesmerizing a passionate crowd that knew much of their discography by heart. The evening’s opening act was another...

FKA Twigs and Mary Magdalene: An Unlikely Alliance

Like FKA Twigs’ live performances that are equipped with breathtaking stage sets and choreography from another galaxy, listening to “Magdalene” is a sensual, out-of-body experience. FKA Twigs is unafraid to tackle the dualism of...

On ‘New Age Norms 1,’ Cold War Kids Forget That People Actually Listen to...

Before “New Age Norms 1,” I was unfamiliar with indie rock group Cold War Kids. Their bold image suggested that they would offer some hard-hitting, inspired rock music for the modern day. Unfortunately their...

Charly Bliss Comes of Age, Led by Clive Davis Alumna

NYU alum-fronted band Charly Bliss has had a whirlwind year, to say the least. The pop-rock outfit — formed in 2011 as vocalist Eva Hendricks’ entry product to attend Tisch’s Clive Davis Department of...

Coldplay Announces Upcoming Double Album, Releases New Singles

Coldplay released three songs in late October — “Arabesque,” “Orphans” and “Everyday Life” — to announce their upcoming double album, “Everyday Life.” The first half of the album is called “Sunrise” and the second...

Earl Sweatshirt Steadies His Feelings on ‘Feet of Clay’

Four years ago, in the midst of the album rollout for his 2015 project “I Don’t Like Sh-t, I Don’t Go Outside,” Earl Sweatshirt expressed his disdain for record label hype machines, illuminating the...
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