girl in red Versus Healthy Queer Relationships

In her upcoming album if I could make it all go quiet, set to release this Friday, musician girl in red presents herself as a tortured artist who struggles to treat people — especially women — well, due to her own deteriorating mental health.

The Kid LAROI: Playing the Anti-Hero

It’s hard to toss an old mindset in a dustbin and sweep it away. LAROI has gone through the vicissitudes of life in a short 17 year span. This experience has created the ambiguous lens through which he now views the world. So, to create a coherent view of himself and the world around him, The Kid LAROI often eschews reality and creates his own.

The Story of Starting Over

“Dancing with the Devil…The Art of Starting Over” truly takes the listener on this journey, from being in the midst of her dark moments, to finally being in a good place. The album is raw, honest and extremely emotional.

TEST SPIN | Ben Howard’s ‘Collections from the Whiteout’

Overall, Collections From the Whiteout is an album that I respect more than I like — it clearly represents an artist pushing themselves to their boundaries and putting an immense amount of thought into crafting their perfect album, but a casual music listener like me doesn’t necessarily need an album to be high art.

Drake’s ‘Scary Hours 2’: For the Fans and the Charts

“Scary Hours 2” might not be as spooky as the name implies, but it’s a worthwhile listen nonetheless. The project is classic Drake — Instagram-caption lines, atmospheric production and a hard-hitting Rick Ross verse. It’s what one would expect from the rapper, sure to satisfy the fans looking for some new Drake in their lives.