Vince Staples recently sat down for a 30-minute interview with the writer and TV host Touré to discuss his new album. About ten minutes into the interview, Touré asks Staples […]
Music and performance transcends language and countries and races,” Rapmonster (born Kim Namjoon), the leader of Korean Pop group BTS, says as he stands on the stage of the […]
By Ross Bretherton Plenty of students release albums while at Tufts, but not many first years can boast being at the forefront of a musical movement in their own hometown. […]
This past year, Tucker has emerged fully embodying the movement towards variety and diversification that defines Tufts’ unique music scene. Consisting of members Josh Berl (bass), Noah Cutler (guitar, vocals), […]
My first introduction to Annahstasia Enuke was as a Melisma Magazine hopeful—it was the summer before my freshman year and I was scanning the magazine’s website with a reverence that […]
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 […]
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.