Bloom by Troye Sivan: A Mature Leap Toward Pop Stardom

Sivan’s bright, fruitful and flowery imagery subverts the typical masculine pop archetype, perhaps ushering in a new era of artists who reject toxic masculinity and embrace vulnerability.
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Five Pride Month Bangers

Musicians and artists have always been at the forefront of social change, and a recent wave of confident queer artists have helped usher in a new era of Pride Month jams.
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Kacey Musgraves Brings Country to the Modern Age with New Album Golden Hour

Kacey Musgraves may have broken the rules of country, but she’s too content and self-assured to care.
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‘Big Sick’ Writers Uncover Their Roots at Script to Screen

The Big Sick champions the romantic comedy genre, delivering humor, heart and reality while simultaneously staying true to its roots.
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5 Acts Who Could Have Delivered More Than JT on Super Bowl Sunday

The choice of Timberlake as singular ringleader of the biggest entertainment event of the year has left many baffled, as his only memorable track in recent years, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is fr...
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Tracks of the Month: January 2018

Every month, Artsweek’s staff collects a handful of newly released tracks that highlight the best musical moments of the past 30 days. January was chock-full of hits from a variety of genres.
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