What Wild Up unearths on Julius Eastman, Vol. 2: Joy Boyis more than just music, it's a set of relations and modes of comporting in the world that risk trading fleeting, worldly praise to regain the eternal soul.
Amanda Shires' new album, Take It Like a Man, is her finest release, encapsulating much of what makes Shires an artist deserving of the word "singular."
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A generation of contemporary artists are drawing on the lessons of the past to reimagine the classic bolero. Left to right: Olga Guillot, La Lupe, and Doris Anahí
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Renaissance, Beyoncé's seventh full-length solo album, mines a liberating history of dance music, from Donna Summer-sampling disco to modern Chicago house.
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"New Beyoncé is literally good for everybody in the world," Maggie Rogers says of Renaissance, which shares a release date with her own Surrender. "I'm so excited for this record."
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"We're not friends like we go out and talk about the weather," Emily Sprague says about her bandmates in Florist. "We're friends like we are a part of each other's souls."
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Sophie Allison's third album as Soccer Mommy, Sometimes, Forever, is a study in contrasts: focused, intimate writing paired with wild production that whips her songs into squalls of distortion and delay.
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Singer-songwriter Manizha, photographed at Eurovision in Rotterdam on May 16, 2021. She faced a cyberbullying campaign in Russia after voicing opposition to the country's military operation in Ukraine.
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