The Beirut-Paris Express: Yasmine Hamdan on Tour

Jordan Elgrably interviews Arab singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan.

FOMO Spirituality: On Desert Daze

Julia Sizek on the FOMO spirituality of Desert Daze music festival.

Normal Girls: On SZA, Nella Larsen, and the Varieties of Black Feminism

Marina Magloire on "normal girls," SZA, Nella Larsen, Beyoncé, and the varieties of black feminism.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rock and Roll

Erin Coulehan on the cycle of adaptation and appropriation between jazz, R&B, rock and roll, and hip hop.

There’s a Theory I’ve Got Cooking: An Interview with John Rossiter of Young Jesus

Sam Jaffe Goldstein interviews John Rossiter of Los-Angeles based band Young Jesus.

Connections, Collage, and Citation in the Work of Lana Del Rey and Maggie Nelson

Niina Pollari compares the uses of citation and referencing in Lana Del Rey's "Lust for Life" and Maggie Nelson's "Bluets."

The Love Song of Matthew D. Berninger

Will Brewbaker appreciates Matthew D. Berninger and the National's album "Boxer."