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A young writer who spends too much time on the internet and is oddly obsessed with home renovation shows.

Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas “Good Goodbye”

There’s those moments when you’re on Apple Music, Spotify, etc., and you look up one artist and a massive list of recommendations pop up; one of those recommendations on my list was Lianne La Havas. I didn’t think much of it so I just added her album into my music library so I could listen…

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MNEK Revamps Vanessa Carlton's Classic Teen Hit
MNEK Revamps Vanessa Carlton’s Classic Teen Hit

The year’s 2004: a new comedy about two cops dressed as blonde heiresses had just been released and it was a sensation. White Chicks was, and still is, one of those movies that everyone randomly quotes because, coincidentally, whatever they had been talking always relates to something that happened in the movie. These are the things…

The Staves
The Staves “Blood I Bled”

One of my favorite types of music is the kind where the melody and the beats are absolutely killer and the lyrics are basically poetry, but the theme of the song is a bit hard to interpret. The Staves fit perfectly into that category. A proper way to describe this band of sisters is like…

#TBT
#TBT “Sweet Disposition” The Temper Trap

“A moment of love, a dream, a laugh, a kiss, a cry, our rights, our wrongs…” These are lyrics from probably one of my favorite songs of all time. I have film fanatics on social media (because this song was featured in the movie 500 Days of Summer, which starred the beautiful pairing of Zooey…

Alina Baraz and Galimatias
Alina Baraz and Galimatias “Urban Flora EP”

The Urban Flora EP has recently hit my personal top 100 list to the point where it’s one of the only things I listen to. I remember when this EP stumbled into my music library; I was scrolling through my never-ending dashboard on Tumblr and discovered one of the songs on the EP, “Fantasy”, and…

Young Summer
Young Summer “Taken”

DC-native Young Summer (born Bobbie Allen) creates music that has soft beats, a smooth melody, and a bit of an ’80s vibe to it–in a good way, of course. “Taken” captivates that style almost perfectly. The music video for this song, directed by Allister Ann, is very basic, yet captivating. It’s basically just Young Summer…