Category Archives: Music

News, editorials and reviews.

Press Play: SUMMER 2015

Three summers ago, I labeled the relationship between music and summer as being mythical, a cohesion of some sort. Fast-forward to the present, and my subscription to that belief is even stronger. I don’t find it a stretch to deem music … Continue reading

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Press Play: FALL 2014

There’s something about this time of year that I have always found endearing. It’s a peculiar fascination, really, as I’ve never been able to pinpoint exactly why the Fall season evokes such a passion within me. Maybe it’s the elements that mesh with the … Continue reading

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Sound Session: Nothing Was The Same

Third times a charm. Not to diminish his previous two albums — Thank Me Later and Take Care — but in Drake‘s third project, Nothing Was The Same, the artist illustrates exactly that — his artistry. The irony of this … Continue reading

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Flare: Emeli Sandé

Meet the British singer Adele. No, not that one. Er, perhaps that’s why she goes by her middle name – Emeli. Emeli Sandé. She is Britain’s latest musical import, here, to the states — and perhaps their best kept secret … Continue reading

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Sound Session: Magna Carta… Holy Grail

“A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not the desire to beat others.” These were words spoken by 20th century novelist, Ayn Rand; and undoubtedly the mindset in which Jay Z, approached the making of his latest album … Continue reading

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Vogue Recap: July 2013

“Because I didn’t like the Porsche.” That was the response cover girl Katy Perry gave when asked why did she buy a Maserati. “And it’s rented,” she added. The July issue serves to be a modest one; however the rose-embroidered … Continue reading

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Sound Session: Music from The Great Gatsby

“At the request of Mr. Gatsby we are going to play for you…” Music from Baz Luhrmann’s Film The Great Gatsby. Many are preordaining the film as “Movie of the Year,” as it prepares to hit theaters this weekend. Executive … Continue reading

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