Weekly Radio Roundup: Feb. 29 – March 6

The transition to March and change in weather beckons a sonic shift. Thus, this edition of Weekly Radio Roundup showcases musical experimentation on behalf of well-known artists like Lady Gaga, Car Seat Headrest and...

Princess Nokia’s Twin Album Releases Are Sweet and Fierce

New York-based artist Princess Nokia takes it back to grade-school desks and PB&Js with her two latest albums: “Everything is Beautiful” and “Everything Sucks.” From her ‘90s inspired 2017 album, “1992 Deluxe,” to the...

Jimi Hendrix’s Legacy Lives on Through Electric Lady Studios

Chances are, Greenwich Village locals don’t recognize the rather drab and aesthetically unappealing building they pass by almost everyday on 52 W. 8th St., wholly unaware of the fact that their favorite artists are...

Bad Bunny Does What He Wants. Are We Really Surprised?

Bad Bunny’s surprise 20-track album affirms one thing — he does what he wants and he wants to make that known. Titled “YHLQMDLG”, an acronym for “Yo Hago Lo Que Me Da La Gana”...

Does ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Deserve to Be on Broadway?

Imagine a burlesque night club that screams eroticism and intimacy. Lightbulbs line the edges of the theater while chandeliers and red drapes hang from the ceiling. All of the backdrops have ornate heart-shaped cutouts,...

BTS Keeps Going “On” With Dynamic New Album

Since the popular South Korean boy group BTS began teasing for a late February comeback a little over a month ago, their newest album, “Map of the Soul: 7” has been on fans’ release...

King Krule Falls Into Space on the Subway

Why is King Krule screaming? That is, if he is screaming, what, when or for whom is he crying out? King Krule’s third studio album, “Man Alive!,” is the artist’s latest exhibition of turmoil and...

The End of the World Beckons Pop’s Death

Recent releases by artists rising in popularity who might’ve been considered fringe artists a mere three years ago like — Billie Eilish, Tame Impala, Rico Nasty, King Krule, Grimes and Charli XCX — point...

Gallatin Celebrates Black Artistry with ‘Say It Loud!’

At the tail end of Black History Month, artists in Gallatin’s “Say It Loud!” showcase shared their art about the complexities of Black skin in a white world. Sponsored by the Gallatin Offices of...

A Seven-Year Journey To Neverland

From a young age, director/writer Benh Zeitlin and his sister Eliza were captivated by the tale of Peter Pan, a boy who would never grow up.  “We were for some reason terrified of growing up...

Weekly Radio Roundup: Feb. 22 – Feb. 28

A wave of lovely strangeness prevails in this week’s edition of Weekly Radio Roundup. From The Weeknd’s latest late-night atmospheric melody to the airy sounds of The 1975’s most recent meditation on friendship, strangeness...

Moses Sumney’s Maximalist Album Radiates With a Spectrum of Meanings

Moses Sumney has seductively introduced the first half of “græ,” his potent dissertation on ambiguity, race and gender binaries, in an avant-garde brew of equally poetic lyrics and spoken word. Following his 2017 debut...
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