During a year where marginalized people had their identities questioned, and had to fight to feel legitimized and heard at every turn, music may have been the only arena where people of these groups were allowed to live and experience their emotions without fear. Listed below are my favorite albums/the albums that got me through 2017 in one piece.Read More
We’re back with another edition of Frankly Good Tunes, a weekly music recap series from the Frankly Music team. Each week we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite new tracks. More in-depth looks into our favorite albums are sure to follow.
Following the kickoff of festival season with Coachella (two weekends back to back) and Record Store Day this past Saturday, the 22nd, we’ve got quite a few tracks to share with you. Here are five of our Frankly Good picks from this week.Read More
This week marks the beginning of Frankly Good Tunes, a weekly music recap series from the Frankly Music team. Each week we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite new tracks. More in-depth looks into our favorite albums are sure to follow.Read More
Last Tuesday, the Brooklyn-based queer punk duo PWR BTTM announced the release date for Pageant. Over fuzzy power chords and pounding drums, Ben Hopkins sings about how patriarchy’s coercive gender roles have trapped men into acting a certain way based on their assigned gender, countering this norm by suggesting that, instead, we celebrate being ourselves even in face of societal rejection.Read More
Sunday night at the 59th Annual Grammys Red Carpet, “Princess” Joy Villa made, what some are calling, bold move in her wardrobe choice. Sporting a dress that endorsed the President, she left some shocked and others celebrating the mainstream recognition.Read More
Chance the Rapper, Chicago hip-hop wunderkind and label warrior, just won Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammys. To win, he had to beat out West Coast up-and-comer Anderson .Paak (who had the best 2016 in music out of anyone, don’t @ me), pop-country rookies Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris, and pop music industry leviathans The Chainsmokers. By all accounts, this should have substantial ramifications for the music industry, or at least how the industry rewards its artists.Read More
The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Ceremony airs this Sunday, February 12th and we couldn’t be more excited to put both hands over our ears and close our eyes while yelling “la la la la I can’t hear you!”Read More