Music

22, A Million
Music

22, A Million

A Moon Shaped Pool
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A Moon Shaped Pool

The Life of Pablo
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The Life of Pablo

Blonde
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Blonde

Lemonade Album Cover
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Lemonade Album Cover

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'untitled unmastered'

Anti Album Cover
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Anti Album Cover

Aziz B. Yakub
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Aziz B. Yakub

Aziz B. Yakub
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Arts Vanity: 'Trevor Sucks': The Death of Intellect

In a review of a very real album, Aziz B. Yakub reflects on the nature of art, history and metaphysical bankruptcy.

Lemonade Album Cover
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Top 10 Albums of 2016

The Crimson Arts Board presents its musical favorites of the year, from "Lemonade" to "A Moon Shaped Pool."

Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Data
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The Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Survey Results

The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.

Chainsmokers Throw Down
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Chainsmokers Throw Down

The Chainsmokers—a popular EDM duo—performs.

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Mitski Turned Paradise Rock Club Into Just Plain Paradise

The feelings Mitski takes as her subject are both the most dramatic and the most universal; she deals primarily with heartbreak, unhappiness, and the quiet triumph of learning to live with both. Much of the joy of experiencing Mitski’s music, especially live, lies in hearing someone give voice to such feelings so eloquently and acutely.

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‘Live at the Whisky a Go Go: The Complete Recordings’ Shows the Calculating Mind of One of Music’s Greats

Redding utilized every moment on stage to further his career, promoting his new single and covering hit songs by white artists like The Beatles—whatever he needed to get the audience to buy his records.

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Bruno Mars Excels in His 1980s Imitation Game on ‘24K Magic’

When Mars tries to bring 2016 into his pastiche, however, the illusion falls apart—the crudity and pop sensibility of some of his verses breaks the spell of his time capsule appeal.