Pop

A Stray Kids track a day keeps the stress away. Though one can argue the K-pop group’s energetic brand of “noise music” could possibly heighten tension, their bass-bumping, get-the-crowd-jumping songs are encouraging, vital points to Stray Kids’ calling: to be the voices of their generation. As showcased on their fiery 2019 hip-pop hit “MIROH,” or 2020’s
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You cannot quell the human spirit. All of us, to one degree or another, has suffered in some way since the beginning of the pandemic. COVID-19 has redefined our connections, interactions with our environment, dress, and countless other aspects of everyday life. Music lovers of every stripe are longing for a less elegiac and tortured
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When you name a song, “Why,” not only are you leaving a wide open interpretation, but you are isochronously asking the most powerful question. In the case of rapper, Ronnue, his reason for asking is rather simple. If you aren’t having sex with someone, why do you care whom they are having sex with? Some
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After years of hard work, Lizzo became a household name seemingly overnight when 2017’s “Truth Hurts” belatedly went viral in 2019. However, that fame came with unexpected side effects. The “Good as Hell” superstar recently tackled some of the drama on her Cardi B-assisted “Rumors,” but she delved deeper into one development in particular during
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Jarod Grubb’s “What She’s Drinkin’ On” is a rambunctious yet tasteful new single from Montana’s Jarrod Grubb. He’s based out of Nashville now, pursuing his dreams in Music City U.S.A. and, going off this new track, it’s hard not to imagine this will push him to higher peaks than ever before. It illustrates, in a
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“Gucci Gucci, Louis Louis, Fendi Fendi, Prada!” In the summer of 2011, one song was as inescapable as a trendy brand name: “Gucci Gucci,” by a then little-known rapper who went by the moniker Kreayshawn. However, like many a musical sensation before her, the artist never quite managed to capitalize on the name recognition the major hit
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At some point this year we’ve likely all laid our souls bare while scream-singing to Olivia Rodrigo’s breakout hit, “drivers license.” The angsty chart-topper is an emotional powerhouse guaranteed to leave you feeling some sort of way. However, most people likely haven’t thrown hands while the dramatic ballad played in the background. But that’s exactly what happened during the star’s performance at iHeartRadio Music
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“Feeling Good About Us” is the latest single from talented singer and songwriter William Maselli. It isn’t a name carrying any commercial cachet, at the moment, but that’s poised to change. The new single is part of Maselli’s new album release On the Back Nine and, judged as a preview for that collection, this release is an
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There’s a beauty to endings that doesn’t get discussed enough, or even properly portrayed in the media. Yes, endings are somewhat inherently sad, but the emotional depth and beauty that can be unpacked from the emotion is seemingly limitless, but often unexplored. “Over” the latest single from R&B soulful duo Norm Adams and Julia Robertson
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The past year-plus of the pandemic has put even more emphasis on mental health, and while Miley Cyrus has performed thousands of shows over the years, she revealed during her Milwaukee Summerfest performance Friday night (Sept. 17) that she felt a panic attack coming on. The vocalist stopped her performance between songs to address the
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Los Angeles’ Chris Wills proves he’s prime time ready with the sparkplug “All American”. Bursting with energy and a catchy chorus that doesn’t lose its grip, “All American” is the pop rock track we’ve been patiently awaiting for all of 2021. Inspired by a dream that will never die, “All American” roots itself even further
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