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benet game over ep

Inheriting their grandmother’s vinyl copies of 1973 landmark albums, including Stevie Wonder’s progressive-soul classic Innervisions and the soft-pop brilliance of Now & Then by the Carpenters, Benét aspires to craft a sound just as timeless. Previously releasing a handful of singles through local boutique record label Citrus City Records, the vocalist joined Brooklyn indie enclave […]

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Lauren Sanderson

Lauren Sanderson has always had dreams that transcended her small town. The Indiana-born, L.A.-based musician followed her passion for blending alternative, hip-hop and R&B elements and shared her aptly titled debut album, Midwest Kids Can Make It Big in 2020. Tracks such as “But I Like It,” “17” and beyond examine the highs and lows […]

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The #1 single in America is a pop-punk song. With “good 4 u,” Olivia Rodrigo has become the latest in a string of artists to venture into the resurgent genre. The track marks an important point in the style’s latest mainstream comeback: Now that the biggest pop star of the moment has released a pop-punk hit, without rebranding herself as a pop-punk artist, it’s safe to say that pop-punk is pop again. (Predictably, “good 4 u” is currently all over TikTok.)

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calvin klein, heron preston stevie williams

Early in April 2021, Calvin Klein—American fashion house, universal byword for understated cool and, also, underwear with the name of a bisexual icon printed onto the waistband—announced the appointment of Heron Preston as the brand’s new creative consultant. One of those amorphous roles that doesn’t necessarily mean anything at all but which, in the right […]

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tumblr musicians, lorde, taylor momsen, marina and the diamons

Now that the scene revival of 2019 has somewhat subsided, the soft grunge pinks and deep blues of the Tumblr era are back in full swing. Between 2009 and 2014, women such as Marina And The Diamonds (now known as MARINA) and Lana Del Rey were dominating the Tumblr dashboard. Grimes was stealing hyperpop hearts, […]

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animal crossing, animal crossing hacks

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is intended to be a relaxing, non-competitive game, yet players are discovering some hidden tricks and resources that can make island getaway life all the more efficient and enjoyable. While the game is set in real time and the only skill really needed is luck, some players become a bit frustrated […]

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album demos, the maine, all time low, paramore, green day

It’s an easy mistake to think that you’ve explored every corner of your favorite bands’ discographies. In reality, though, we’re only getting a glimpse through a small window at their creative ventures. That’s because for every album and EP produced, there are a handful of demos that didn’t make the cut. Fortunately, we’re often given […]

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Apple has just unveiled a new update for the iPhone, and it’s giving us major Myspace vibes. iOS 14 was released mid-September, and, among several things, it’s allowed people to completely customize their home screens with widgets. People can change the faces of their apps, add various widgets and use live wallpaper to deck out […]

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