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Listen To This: NYU sophomore Mia Tims’ ‘Live Forever’ is an indie-rock earworm

Read about this week’s most notable singles by hemlocke springs, Camp Kona and more.
Nov 10, 2022

This week, we feature a range of genres — from indie-rock to electropop — as well as two NYU artists. For TikTok scrollers, we also review hemlocke springs’ new track, “girlfriend.”...

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Review: Taylor Swift sleepily returns to pop with ‘Midnights’

With her 10th studio album “Midnights,” Taylor Swift reverts back to smooth synths and synthetic drum sounds in her long-awaited return to pop music.
Oct 26, 2022

After months of Machiavellian teasing on social media, Taylor Swift has finally released her highly anticipated 10th studio album “Midnights,” signaling her official return...

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Review: ‘Do Revenge’ is Gen Z’s era-defining teen film

Netflix’s “Do Revenge” serves just the right amount of chaos and intellect to become Gen Z’s most quotable teen film.
Oct 17, 2022

Regina George. Cher Horowitz. Elle Woods. These fictional ‘it’ girls ruled the world back in the golden age of the teen flick. The once-in-a-generation nature of an iconic...

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Listen To This: After five years, Björk returns with ‘Atopos’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by The 1975, FLETCHER and more.
Sep 8, 2022

Welcome back to Listen To This! Our first edition of the fall semester starts off strong with plenty of excellent releases spanning artpop, Britpop, electropop … well, just all...