Social media director Onur Toper crafted the perfect playlist to match his ambitions in life for assistant arts editor Pat Tran to listen to.
Checking for a Pulse: The Impending Resurrection of Rock ’n’ Roll
Associate arts editor Kaylie Ramirez discusses Lizzy Goodman’s ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom,’ the evolution of rock music since the early 2000s, and the prospect of a resurgence of the genre in her latest column.
Singles Not Safe for Singles
Associate Arts Editor Kaylie Ramirez advises singles to mute these legendary love songs if they want to avoid a stay to “Heartbreak Hotel” on Valentine’s Day.
U2 Releases Lackluster “Get Out of Your Own Way”
Vance Joy delivers flatter vocals on “Like Gold,” while U2 collaborates with all star Kendrick Lamar to create current sound. Taylor Swift disappoints on fourth single, “Call It What You Want.”
Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” Plays Down Glaring Flaws
“Humble,” a new music video by Kendrick Lamar, seems to shoot too high, leaving the artist falling flat.
Slick Rhymes and Fusion of Tones Brings Form to Lamar’s ‘untitled unmastered’
Adopting more jazz, hip-hop, and funk elements, Lamar continues to broaden his musical horizons in concise and deft ways, while surprising fans with less uniform album compositions.
Kendrick Lamar’s Grandiose ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Sheds All Hip-Hop Rivals
In a surprise release, Kendrick Lamar’s third album, ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ details pain and passion while adopting a more difficult and inaccessible sound.
Kendrick Lamar’s Surprise Release ‘The Blacker The Berry,’ Jessie J, And More
Lamar releases a weighty new track and Jessie J covers a song from ‘Top Gun.’
Seaver’s Express Releases ‘2×2,’ And More Singles This Week
BC’s own Seaver’s Express cultivates its sound with “2×2,” and Jason Aldean drops another boring country song.