MUSIC MUSINGS

Music Musings: Lady Gaga Gives an Early Round of ‘Applause’

Music Musings: Lady Gaga Gives an Early Round of ‘Applause’

  by Angel Lenise

Earlier this morning, the music world entered a Lady Gaga-induced “POP MUSIC EMERGENCY,” emphasis on all caps. A minimalistic Mother Monster, fresh off her collaboration with performing artist Marina Abramovic, announced to her [...]

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Music Musings: Juicy Couture Scent Inspires Soundtrack to Your Night

Music Musings: Juicy Couture Scent Inspires Soundtrack to Your Night

  by Angel Lenise

When Juicy Couture launched its Noir fragrance in June, perfumer Honorine Blanc wanted to convey an edgier vibe than its saccharine predecessor. “We wanted Viva la Juicy Noir to shift away from the fresh sparkle of the original Viva la [...]

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Music Musings: Pearl Jam Announces Fall Tour, Could Album Follow?

Music Musings: Pearl Jam Announces Fall Tour, Could Album Follow?

  by Angel Lenise

Pearl Jam came “Alive” for us in 1991 with their debut album Ten. In subsequent years, the band released greats like Vitalogy and Yield, earning them multi-platinum status, the critical acclaim to match, and a sum of nine studio [...]

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Music Musings: Jay-Z Shares Stage with Samsung to Announce ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

Music Musings: Jay-Z Shares Stage with Samsung to Announce ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

  by Angel Lenise

Daft Punk. Kanye West. J Cole. Just when you thought your summer soundtrack couldn't get any better, it has. Whether or not you tuned in to the San Antonio Spurs versus the Miami Heat during last night's round of the NBA [...]

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Music Musings: Daft Punk, Robin Thicke, and Janelle Monae Soundtrack Summer

Music Musings: Daft Punk, Robin Thicke, and Janelle Monae Soundtrack Summer

  by Angel Lenise

Need a few more finds to soundtrack your summer? Shazam has you covered. The music app compiled its top searches into a playlist that's definitive of warm-weather vibes. It's as good as a four-leaf clover and gives us girls a regal anthem [...]

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Music Musings: Beyonce Performs ‘Standing On the Sun’ For First Time in Belgium

Music Musings: Beyonce Performs ‘Standing On the Sun’ For First Time in Belgium

  by Angel Lenise

While she travels the world on her sold-out world tour, preps to headline the Made in America Festival, and leaves us chiming for change with Gucci, what Beyoncé fans really crave is new music. Sure, we caught a snippet of “Grown [...]

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