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Art by Christine Jegarl

Fitter, Happier, More Innovative… The Legacy of Radiohead’s “OK Computer”

Fitter, Happier, More Innovative… The Legacy of Radiohead’s “OK Computer”

Albums such as Radiohead’s landmark “OK Computer” (1997), which celebrates its 20th anniversary this May, are released only once in a generation. “OK Computer” challenged listeners to consider popular music not merely as a form of entertainment, but more importantly as a culturally relevant medium of art and philosophy. Its most definitive aspect is its

Album Review of Culture by Migos
art by Sally Chen

Raindrop, Droptop (Droptop)… The Impact of “Culture” on Hip-Hop

“We live in Atlanta, might have some haters / The new Atlanta like the old Lakers.” —“New Atlanta” by Migos (2014). The recently developed Atlanta hip-hop scene has taken the music industry by storm for its distinct sound and ethos. At the forefront of this scene is the group Migos, an unforgettable trio of rappers

Regina Spektor
Art by Rachel Zhang

An Album to Remember

“It’s like forgetting the words to your favorite song/ You can’t believe it/ You were always singing along.” This is a line from “Eet,” one of Regina Spektor’s most popular songs, and though the lyrics may be applicable to other musicians, they’re definitely not applicable to Spektor. She does not speak forgettable songs. Regina Spektor,

Taylor Kanye
by Tiffany Zhong

Naked and Famous

Kanye West’s “Famous” music video, released on June 24, is reminiscent of an old horror movie, with an eerie night-vision lens panning slowly over the “sleeping” wax-figure bodies of George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Anna Wintour, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian West, Ray J, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby, and himself. West