Breaking Out ‘The Box’

by Eric Hendrix
Music is constantly evolving. Most of the genres of music we listen to have been around for quite some time, but probably differ in sound greatly from earlier music classified in the same categories. This is a result of artist’s looking different places for influences. One artist that comes to mind is the up and […]

“I Disagree” Evolutionized Poppy

by Darlene Leal
Poppy‘s evolution from a viral YouTuber to a genre bending artist has been quite rapid. Poppy started off her career by making satirical videos on YouTube and identifying with the typical “bubblegum pop star.” Slowly, her content went from stating her name over and over for ten minutes to showing her singing chops. As her […]

Indulge in These Music Videos While Stoned

by carolinepejcinovic
On Jan. 1, 2020, Illinois house bill 1438 sprung into action causing a frenzy at Chicago dispensaries. In other words, recreational marijuana became officially legal on New Year’s Day 2020, allowing residents to legally blaze their way into the new decade. To celebrate the legality of this favorite past time, here are seven music videos […]

“Life Is Good” and Changing up the Vibe

by Jackson Red
If you’ve listened to Drake and Future’s new song, “Life Is Good,” then you’re probably already thinking “Song?” You mean those two songs that share a title and a music video and a release date?” And I’d agree, you have a good point. It feels less like one cohesive track, and more like two loosely […]

Atmosphere’s Atmosphere

by Julia Colasanti
I enter Metro. A venue on Chicago’s North Side that looks like it used to be a swanky theatre until someone realized the acoustics were better suited for underground rock and tattooed bartenders. DJ Keezy spins as Atmosphere devotees begin to file in. They come in all shapes, sizes, styles and especially—ages. It’s a mixed […]

Hayley Kiyoko Cancels North American Tour

by Darlene Leal
Two weeks away and Hayley Kiyoko announced on her social media that her upcoming North American tour is now cancelled. In her statement, Kiyoko thanked the fans for the endless support and for being part of a beautiful community. She then broke the news by stating that she had upsetting information. “The timing for the […]

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