MUSIC MUSINGS

Music Musings: Falling for Pusha T, Paul McCartney, and Katy Perry

Music Musings: Falling for Pusha T, Paul McCartney, and Katy Perry

  by Angel Lenise

The record industry's slate of October releases couldn't be more diverse. We've got Pusha T, formerly of hip-hop duo Clipse making his solo debut; Miley Cyrus declaring independence from her Hannah Montana past with a disc of Bangerz; [...]

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Music Musings: This Is... Icona Pop

Music Musings: This Is... Icona Pop

  by Angel Lenise

“All Night.” “Then We Kiss.” “I Love It.” Despite their upbeat tempos, punchy melodies, and infectious cadences, they aren't your typical pop records. In the words of Grammys blogger Arjan Writes, they comprise a “bittersweet [...]

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Music Musings: From Paris With Love

Music Musings: From Paris With Love

  by Angel Lenise

As we learned from New York Fashion Week, textiles, silhouettes, and star-studded front rows aren't the only things that linger once the runway lights dim. In fact, the pulse of the catwalk is linked to what we hear. From live performances [...]

Tags: music musings, Angel Lenise, David Guetta, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, nelly furtado, No Doubt, paris fashion week, paris hilton, Shakira
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 [...]

Tags: music musings, Angel Lenise, ARTPOP, Inez van Lamsweerde, lady gaga, Star Scoop, Vinoodh Matadin
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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