REVIEW: Lorde’s Melodrama takes listeners to perfect places

Few artists in the music industry today are able to ride the wave of their debut studio album to mainstream relevancy for four long years. It’s a painful, risky move, one that can alienate fans and signal career suicide if the final project doesn’t live up to lofty expectations. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Lorde embarked on that […]

COLUMN: Selling a music album is old news

This year, Chance the Rapper was the first artist to win a Grammy for a streaming-only album, which basically means he won a Grammy for his mixtape. The award is revolutionary for music in a lot of ways, but what’s most important is that Coloring Book is another example of the changing landscape of the […]