MUSIC MUSINGS

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Beats: Glam’s Fourth of July Playlist

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Beats: Glam’s Fourth of July Playlist

  by Angel Lenise

We look forward to the Fourth of July for more than the extended holiday. There’s the fellowship amongst family and friends, set against the backdrop of a backyard BBQ or beachfront timeshare. The patriotic displays and shameless color [...]

Tags: music musings, Calvin Harris, demi lovato, fourth of july, Jay-Z, Kanye West, lana del rey, playlist
Bombs over Governors Ball: OutKast Readies for the Randall’s Island Stage

Bombs over Governors Ball: OutKast Readies for the Randall’s Island Stage

  by Angel Lenise

Consider it the summer of Stankonia. After reuniting on the Coachella stage for their 20th anniversary, Big Boi and André 3000 of OutKast are gearing up for their latest festival gig at New York City’s Governors Ball, [...]

Tags: music musings, festivals, foster the people, governor's ball, j. cole, Jack White, janelle monae, OutKast, Skrillex, the strokes, vampire weekend
4 Perfect Playlists That Share How You Feel

4 Perfect Playlists That Share How You Feel

  by Katherine Fotinos

While we suggest you refrain from bursting into a musical number each time you’re eager to express an emotion, saying what you want to say via song is a meaningful form of communication—and you don’t even need to belt out the tune [...]

Tags: music musings, Music, playlists, Spotify
Music Musings: A Song from Every Act Performing at Coachella

Music Musings: A Song from Every Act Performing at Coachella

  by Angel Lenise

The fringe accents and crop tops. The 90-degree desert forecast. The comfy kicks and covetable shades. The fanboy and fangirl freak outs that happen when your favorite act hits that stage. The first weekend of the Coachella Music and [...]

Tags: music musings, Angel Lenise, coachella, entertainment, Festival Guide, Music, OutKast, Star Scoop
Music Musings: Sounding Off for the Super Bowl

Music Musings: Sounding Off for the Super Bowl

  by Angel Lenise

Hats off to you, Bruno Mars. We didn’t think you’d be able to follow last year’s Beyoncé-bowl, but you undoubtedly did the Super Bowl justice. Metallic Saint Laurent blazer, Red Hot Chili Peppers cameo, perfect pompadour, and [...]

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Music Musings: Tunes from the 71st Annual Golden Globes

Music Musings: Tunes from the 71st Annual Golden Globes

  by Angel Lenise

Lights. Action. Hollywood! The 71st annual Golden Globes have arrived! And while all eyes may be locked on red carpet arrivals, hosting hijinks, and the evening's big winners, all ears will be tuned in to the melodies that made 2013's [...]

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