More than 2 billion people celebrate the Lunar New Year. This month marks the beginning of the new Chinese Zodiac, the year of the tiger. The timing is impeccable. Tigers are synonymous with strength, grace, and ferocity all at once. The animal also became something of a symbol of the rapid growth of certain countriesContinue reading “Year of the Tiger”
As we begin a new series on 2000’s nostalgia and aesthetics, Sam decides to reflect on the legacy of this femme fatale karaoke favourite.
As we look back on 2020, here is a list of my picks for MVPs of the year from a variety of media, but primarily related to music.
Less than a year since the release of her last album Lover, the blonde one released a surprise album recorded and produced in quarantine isolation. She has taken it back to her storytelling country roots for an album literally titled folklore. Soaked in sepia tones of forestry and lace, the album lives up to its name, and isContinue reading “Taylor Swift & The Evolution of Pop Country Realpolitik”
Which artists are singing or rapping about coronavirus? Are artists expressing their loneliness and isolation in relatable ways? Is anyone singing about Tiger King?
There is a mania in the air, and it goes by the name of Billie. Homeschooled prodigy Billie Eilish has captured an entire generation of music fans on a deeper level than mere trends or aesthetics. She has tapped into an energy and psyche like few others have managed. In an age of increasing existentialContinue reading “Billie: Patron Saint of the New Millenihilism”