Oct. 13, 2017
Rising pop star Halsey plays new album at Wells Fargo
A pretty amazing show was witnessed by those in the Wells Fargo Center Oct. 7. It was the Philadelphia stop on Halsey’s “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” World Tour. Bringing her cinematic concept album to stage with amazing production, the “Now or Never” singer made a big impression.
Oct. 13, 2017
Concert review: Harry Styles at Tower Theater
On Oct. 5, many young women lined Ludlow Street on parallel sides, while another group waited up South 69th Street in Upper Darby.
Aug. 25, 2017
Kesha comes back strong with new album, ‘Rainbow’
After a widely publicized dispute with her former producer-manager, Dr. Luke, and some time in a rehabilitation center, Kesha released her first album since 2012 on Aug. 11. It is her first album since her debut “Animal” to reach number one on the Billboard 200.
Jul. 28, 2017
‘Lust for Life’ marks Lana Del Rey’s most optimistic LP
Just six years after her debut, Lana Del Rey recently returned with her fifth full-length release “Lust for Life.”
Jun. 9, 2017
Halsey comes through with strong, experimental album
Halsey went all out while building a team to create “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.” She aimed to make a more radio friendly album, collaborating with some of the hottest people making music right now, from powerhouse producers like Greg Kurstin, Benny Blanco and Ricky Reed to contributions from Lauren Jauregui (Fifth Harmony), Sia, The Weeknd and Quavo (Migos).
May. 19, 2017
Harry Styles heading in one direction: top of the charts
Almost two years have elapsed since One Direction went on hiatus. In that time we have seen solo releases from Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, former band member Zayn Malik and most recently, Harry Styles. Liam Payne is also working on his solo debut with a single coming May 19.
May. 19, 2017
Paramore changes aesthetic for new LP, ‘After Laughter’
After four long years without releasing an album, Paramore is back with their fifth full-length album, “After Laughter.” The band is said to have gone through difficult times the past few years which almost tore them apart completely, leaving many fans surprised that they were releasing new material. I have always been a Paramore fan, but my taste in music has changed quite a lot since their last album came out, so I wasn’t sure what to expect with this new album.
Apr. 28, 2017
Mad Dragon Music Group brings Starley to Saxbys
The Mad Dragon Music Group paired up with Sony Music U and Saxbys April 22 to present up and coming artist Starley.
Apr. 14, 2017
One year since his passing, Prince’s legacy lives on
Prince is widely considered one of the greatest musicians and artists of all time; not only a master of lyric and instrument, but also an activist of all causes including artists’ rights and world peace, silently donating millions and hosting benefits for numerous causes.
Apr. 7, 2017
Alina Baraz treats Coda to ‘electric’ performance
On March 18, Alina Baraz brought her “Let’s Get Lost” tour to the Coda. The nightclub and concert venue began to fill up around 8 p.m., when the opener IAmNobodi took the stage. The German-raised disc jockey ran through classic hits from the early 1990s and 2000s, including Justin Timberlake’s “Senorita” and Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison,” as well as his own mixes.