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It’s our compulsion to try to put artists into categories, but sometimes our attempts are futile. If I tried to describe Yoshi Flower’s style to you I would probably fail, but that might be the point. I was able to meet up with him before his sold-out show at The Moroccan Lounge to chat and […]

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I’m 20 years old now, and I’m starting to confront the fact that some people, younger people, exist—and that they may be in touch with a culture I am unfamiliar with. I went into this concert knowing that the lead act, Maia, who goes by the stage name Mxmtoon (pronounced em-ex-em-toon), was only 18 years […]

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The single “Sunset Lover” has accumulated over 200 million streams on Spotify alone since its release in 2015. The mastermind behind the track, Mehdi Benjelloun, was only 15 years old when he recorded it under the name Petit Biscuit. Although his biggest following hails from his home country of France and francophone neighbor Belgium, his […]

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When I saw the lineup for this concert, I was immediately intrigued, but also confused. The two main bands listed, Frankie Cosmos and Kero Kero Bonito, are entirely different genres. Frankie Cosmos is a mix of indie-alternative-folk while Kero Kero Bonito creates hybrid indie J-pop. Both bands have similar levels of popularity in their respective niches, […]

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