‘Evolution Is Part of Tradition,' Says Makaya McCraven

Every day, we have so many options to make, and we're continuously improvising them, much like in jazz," explains Makaya McCraven, a drummer and composer. "Even when we try to order and sanitize the world so that we can function, we're improvising in various frameworks." It's all a way of expressing existence." McCraven, 38, is […]

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The Taylor Swift: Red (Taylor's Version) Review

Taylor Swift's attempt to re-record (and reclaim ownership of) the six albums she released for label Big Machine, which were allegedly sold out from under her to an old rival, continues with the release of Fearless earlier this spring. Red, released in 2012, is one half of some of the greatest pop songs of all […]

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The Slits' Voice for Female Inmates

To be honest, it was a bit of a "pinch me" moment. I sat in the Typical Girls practice room earlier this month, seeing our amazing company perform the Slits' songs to Tessa Pollitt, a founding member of the band. Never in my wildest thoughts could I have dreamed we would reach to this stage […]

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Review of Arlo Parks – Sad and Stressful

Night has fallen outside, yet it is still a warm day inside. Strings of plastic flowers are strung from the ceiling and wrapped around the mixing console in this small venue. Arlo Parks, a 21-year-old poet and singer, received the Mercury Prize for her first album, the highly acclaimed Collapsed in Sunbeams, last week, beating […]

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Why Does Certain Music Make Me Cry - How To Manage

This article will discuss why does certain music make me cry and how to manage those moments. Inner ear: Hearing loss may lead to frequency disorders as hearing sensitivity may be triggered in times of high emotional expression. Some people experience crying at a greater frequency in comparison to others. Emotion triggers: When you notice […]

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