concerts can fall into many categories; they can introduce you to new music or help you connect to the songs you love in a completely different way. hippo campus’s show at the college street music hall in new haven, connecticut more than delivered on both fronts, pleasing longtime fans and likely engaging new ones as well.
leaving their label at such an untimely manner was risky to say the least, but the girls of little mix have never been ones for playing by the rules. this is evident in the theme of the album, which revolves around female empowerment, confidence, and supportive relationships, with each of the songs working in a cohesive manner to promote these messages.
amidst the bitterly frosty weather on a late wednesday, i found solace in the unmistakably serene atmosphere that was brought about by olafur arnalds and co’s performance.
soft, palatable colors decorate the entirety of the music video, directed by jeff vanags. everything about it seems almost too ethereal, something we so desperately crave in today’s modern society.
rising musical artist joji has made his official debut into the music industry with the release of his album, ballads 1 and it’s clear joji is beginning to bloom as an artist, like a dark flower.
ariana grande emphasizes the need for gratitude and self love after the end of a relationship in her new song “thank u, next.”
dreamy psychedelic pop band reptaliens bring an energy to their shows that’s contagious. started by husband and wife duo bambi and cole browning as a side project three years ago, reptaliens has since become a full-time gig, with one well-received music and performances across the nation.
tri patterns is an indie pop trio out of indianapolis, indiana consisting of dawson freeman, nathan davis, and logan morrison. earlier this year, they released their debut ep, feels like color. i got to sit down with them and talk about their beginnings, band name, and how touring for the first time is going.
defined with a new beginning, nashville’s self proclaimed “pop rock” band hardcastle emerges with their latest single and video, ‘i never knew’. taylor talks with frontman graham laderman and director dawson waters about the songs’ basis of nostalgia, filming process, and what to expect in the future.