Op-Ed

[POP] Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Is a Hot Mess!

On Friday, May 19th, Katy Perry released the third track off of her fifth studio album, Witness, entitled Swish Swish. The Roland Clark-sampling and Duke Dumont-produced deep house track seems to have all of the right ingredients in terms of production credits; however, the track quickly drew criticism (and a plethora of laughs) from fans and […]

[THOUGHTS] Coping With Post-Festival Blues

It seems as though I’ve come down with a minor case of the post-festival blues. Everything leading up to the event had me swarming with butterflies and uncontrollably smiling. The entire weekend was a beautiful blur of sights and sounds that fled all too quickly. Though every flash of it was divine, I missed it […]

[DEEP DIVE] Music and the Metaphysical

  Music and the Metaphysical: An Examinaton        “‘If music be the food of love, play on; / give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, / the appetite may sicken, and so die,” says the Bard in the opening of his play, Twelfth Night, and in doing so, he provides some profound and […]

[THOUGHTS] Did Odesza Just Troll The EDM Community?

After almost a year and a half of waiting, fans of indie electronic sensation Odesza finally have a small taste of the Seattle duos’ forthcoming sophomore album. While the details of said body of work remain shrouded (An album was confirmed in an announcement via Seattle radio, but no dates were given), fans made no […]