Hands Off My Hardcore: An Examination of the 2020s “Breakcore” Revival
What is Breakcore? What is the “Amen Break” and why is it the most sampled sound in music history?
Anime Is an English Teacher’s Best Friend
Japanese animanga series 'Bungo Stray Dogs' is responsible for a microrevival of classic literature.
A Meditation on Finality: Albums About Death
As a the most final stage of human existence, death makes itself known most poignantly and articulately in art.
Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop: Identity and Revenge in 'RoboCop' (1987)
RoboCop (1987), directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner, is often analyzed in connection with its...
Revolution Girl Style Now!: Punk, Feminism, and Intersectionality
As an angsty teenage girl, little was as comforting to me as Alanis Morrissette's gritty voice and beautiful words.
Lofi Girl & the Echoes of Japan
While the history of lofi may blend into the background (like the music itself), its influence remains, as ignorable as it is interesting.
Toxic: Drake, Future, and the Male Rap Persona
On 2014’s Monster, rap artist Future Hendrix was fighting demons, and it was completely unclear who was winning.
Women In Trouble: Blonde, David Lynch, and the Many Faces of Marilyn Monroe
After a world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, Netflix released Andrew Dominik’s Blonde.
Trending Audios: TikTok Developing Music Streaming Platform
Have you ever been so fascinated by the catchy melody of a video’s background music on TikTok that you instantly added it to your playlist?
Investigating the Status Quo of K-Pop Through the Lens of 'Born Pink'
Although BLACKPINK has broken streaming records, it remains debatable whether BLACKPINK have surpassed their own musical ability.