By Maya Mabern October was a great month for new music releases — a few of my favorites being Adrianne Lenker’s album “songs,” SZA’s single “Hit Different” and of course, Miss Ariana Grande’s magnum opus, “Positions” — but no album has lived rent free in my mind more than “Featuring Ty Dolla $ign” by, you […]

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Who says jazz is dead? Jazz music, previously thought to be music for Southern grandparents, has made a resurgence in the American music scene, but this time, it sounds a whole lot different. Infused with funk, electronic and soul influences, nu jazz is on the up and up with nowhere else to go but up. […]

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Some people say that the best music — benchmark, or classic albums — is not just groundbreaking in artistry and invention, but also has behind it a working conscience. The residue of these albums and the themes they convey stick with the listener, congealing to the listener’s outlook with every listen. This becomes not only […]

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