By Aidan Menchaca Boston has a new venue, Sonia, to replace the beloved TT The Bear’s Place. TT The Bear’s was bought by the Sater brothers, who own the neighboring […]
By Sarah Markos Beyoncé’s ambitious visual album Lemonade is a 56-minute chronicle of black femininity overflowing with personal and political messages. Her ethereal performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards […]
One of the joys of rewatching Scrubs on Netflix is noticing how the series so cleverly uses music. In one such instance, I found myself singing along to “Don’t […]
By Teddy Obrecht Not even a minute into their first ever photo shoot on the streets of the Lower East side, the up-and-coming NYC rockers The Strokes started a fist […]
We explore the social impact of Chance and the new Chicago artists.
Tufts’ Professor Gidney offers an academic perspective of one mom’s youtube meltdown.
How the software engineers behind Spotify are changing what we listen to.
Har Mar Superstar (a.k.a. Sean Tillman) is a living legend. Melisma recently had the pleasure of interviewing him in the green room of the Brighton Music Hall, touching on his songwriting process, his hometown of Minneapolis, and alien invasions.
Listening to Tennyson is an aural amusement park ride. Their knack for unpredictable song structures pairs perfectly with the playful array of sound effects they utilize for percussion.
Tacocat really had to force a scene that wasn’t… We had to make space for ourselves because there wasn’t a place for us. I think that’s a thing a lot of women don’t do: take credit for what they did. This was a real thing that happened. It was hard. We got a lot of terrible things said to us, and a lot of terrible things said about us. It was pretty hard and degrading, but we made this great scene.