Zac Brown's New Jack Ü-Inspired Dance Band Is Not Country EDM (Unfortunately)

Avicii, the Swedish dance producer and retired-DJ, was onto something when he released the album True in 2013. Having established himself as a powerhouse of EDM, he decided to combine his exhilarated synths with a slice of fascinatingly down-home-yet-turnt-up country and bluegrass, creating another entry in the

The Internet Gave Me $240 to Listen to Meghan Trainor's Entire Discography

Monday night, while blogging about a group of record labels suing who listed “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor as an example of a frequently pirated song, I pondered whether a song worse than Trainor’s hit single exists. Jokingly, I then suggested the internet give me $200 to listen to her…


Audrie and Daisy: an Infuriating and Familiar Look at How Teen Sexual Assault Victims Are Demonized

Audrie & Daisy, the new documentary on Netflix from Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, is a harrowing and hopeful film that personalizes the larger-spectrum issue of rape culture. Focusing on Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman, who were 15 and 14, respectively, when they were sexual assaulted by their peers, it examines with…

Artists Call for a Boycott of Kelley Walker's 'Irresponsible and Offensive' St. Louis Exhibition

Earlier this month the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in St. Louis debuted a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Kelley Walker. The exhibition, titled “Direct Drive,” Walker’s first solo in the United States, has drawn intense criticism as well protests over his depiction of both black women and history.…