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2021 Grammys: Highlights & Navigating COVID-19

Photo Credit: Getty Images for The Recording Academy (All Photos) The 2021 Grammy’s were one to remember. During the COVID-19 pandemic, award shows like the Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes were struggling to adapt to a blend of in-person and virtual acceptances, and pulled off their respective shows with varying degrees of success. The Grammys… Read more

HAIM: Sisters Making Rock ‘n’ Roll History

Photo Credit: Drew Le Fore Escriva HAIM is an American pop rock all-female group. The band is made up of three sisters: Este Haim (vocals and bass guitar), Danielle Haim (vocals, guitar, and drums), and Alana Haim (guitar, keyboards, and vocals). The women grew up in San Fernando Valley, California. At an early age, the… Read more

Goody Grace: His Journey in Alternative Music and the Bright Future Ahead

Photo Credit: Julian Burgueno Goody Grace gained musical interest from fans with his cover songs from popular artists like The Weeknd and Taylor Swift. He snagged a once-in-lifetime opportunity that shot his music career in front of a global audience. With so much talent and support behind his name at a young age, Goody Grace… Read more

Pale Waves: Loving Them is Easy and Here’s Why

Photography: Jordan Curtis Hughes Pale Waves are an Indie pop group from Manchester, England. The band is composed of four members, Heather Baron-Gracie, Ciara Doran, Hugo Silvani, and Charlie Wood. Heather met Ciara while they were in college and decided to make music together. Heather was the lead singer and guitarist and Ciara was the… Read more

Andy Stott: Hauntingly Beautiful Electronic Production

Photo Credit: Nina Corcoran Producing out of Manchester, UK, Andy Stott is crafting music that adds atmosphere to the world. Andy Stott blends electronic, dub, and bass music together with other genres to create diverse music. Most of the songs lack vocals, but when present, they sound more like samples of chants. Andy Stott’s music… Read more

J Balvin: The Prince of Reggaetón Continues to Flourish Internationally

Photo Credit: Alfredo Estrella With many albums, mixtapes, and hot collaborations under his belt, J Balvin is taking the music industry by storm. The hit-making musician has sold over 40 million single sales worldwide. When he entered the music scene, the artist was searching for a fan base, but after several years of work, J… Read more

KennyHoopla: Reviving Alternative Rock on “ESTELLA//” Featuring Travis Barker

Photo Credit: Press/via YouTube KennyHoopla gained popularity from singles like “Lost Cause” and “How Will I Rest in Peace If I’m Buried by a Highway?” This new age musician is bringing a sense of thoughtfulness to indie rock with his songs. The Wisconsin-based artist expresses his emotions in a manner that relates to listeners. Kenneth… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Masud Zaman’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. Igorrr – ‘Spirituality and Distortion’ Being the perfect starter to the list thanks to its alarming title, this is not the album for the faint-hearted. This also happens to be my introduction to the Igorrr, and it is certainly a memorable one. Although one may find its weird musicality similar to its counterparts such… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

*Honorable Mentions*: Childish Gambino – ‘3.15.20’ // HAIM – ‘Women In Music Pt.III’ // Bryson Tiller –‘Anniversary’ // Jessie Reyes – ‘Before Love Came To Kill Us‘ & Taylor Swift – ‘Folklore’ #10. Halsey – ‘Manic’ Perhaps the most introspective and genuine album of the year comes from singer-songwriter Halsey. Bravely inviting us into the… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Mike Floeck’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ Comically on-the-nose, the title of Megan’s debut major-label LP announces its intentions and backs them up with raucous, unadulterated fun. Across 17 tracks, Megan leaps over some of the most energetic beats she’s encountered and expresses her intense joie de vivre purely in how strong she comes on…. Read more