Amid tragedy, Block Party fosters a sense of unity

    In memory of Mac Miller. September 7th sent a wave of shock through the music community. The untimely death of Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller left musicians and fans alike in a state of confusion and grief. But the beautiful thing about tragedy is its ability to bring a group of people closer together. Heightened emotions […]

    Alex Cameron: Bad Luck and Bangin’ Sax Solos

    Alex Cameron featuring Jackie Cohen August 2, 2018 at The Sinclair You ever go to a show that just feels… awkward? Sometimes it’s just a visibly uncomfortable or inexperienced performer, an overall disengaged crowd, or an annoying heckler. Alex Cameron’s show at the Sinclair unfortunately contained all three, making for an interesting show that was […]

    WRBB at Pitchfork 2018: Post4k Coverage

    Pitchfork cemented its place as a unique experience in today’s commercialized festival circuit. As a music publication, Pitchfork has been extremely critical of the current state of the music industry and the growing music festival bubble. When the publication who calls out every other festival’s problems continues to put on its own, there is a […]

    Leon Bridges releases full-length ‘Good Thing’

    Leon Bridges Good Thing Columbia Records · May 4, 2018 Leon Bridges’ new release shines in its nostalgia and funk in some parts, but manages to fall flat and sound more like a knock-off John Mayer in others. Bridges is a soul singer-songwriter who gained fame after his 2015 project Coming Home. The record was […]

    Q&A with Nick Grant

    “I could easily go make a record with the hottest rap group on the internet and go do something like that, but that’s not who I am. It would make my life that much more difficult if I was out here doing that and people would see that it’s not authentic.” Hip hop artist Nick […]

    Ty Segall & The Freedom Band @ Brooklyn Steel

    Ty Segall & The Freedom Band April 13, 2018 @ Brooklyn Steel By: Ingrid Angulo Garage rock is great. The genre’s easy-going with a bite, simultaneously lazy and intense. Ty Segall exemplifies this perfectly with his low-maintenance look and music that can turn into fast-paced in-your-face punk at any moment. At the age of 30, […]

    Justin Timberlake releases full-length ‘Man of the Woods’

    Justin Timberlake Man of the Woods RCA Records · February 2, 2018 N*SYNC died for our sins. This isn’t what we deserve. Justin Timberlake is a child actor turned boy band member turned international popstar turned… man of the woods? With his latest release, ‘Man of the Woods,’ Justin promised us all that he was going […]

    Get real, Grammys.

    After another disappointing Grammys show, it’s time for a change. 2018 was supposed to be the year the Grammys and the Recording Academy finally got their act together. They didn’t. When the list of nominees was first released, music lovers everywhere praised the much-needed diversity after last year’s #GrammysSoWhite trainwreck. For the first time since […]

    Julien Baker releases full-length ‘Turn Out the Lights’

    Julien Baker Turn Out the Lights Matador Records Limited · October 27, 2017 Warning: Sad Julien Baker first caught my eye with an NPR Tiny Desk Concert. I’d been binge-watching episodes on NPR Music’s channel, and was immediately blown away when I stumbled across her. The performance was intimate and simple with just her voice, an electric […]

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