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Harvard Visualization Scientist Helps Translate Space Images Into Music

A scientist from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the SYSTEM Sounds team created a new technique that turns cosmic images into music.

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BLACKPINK’s ‘The Album’ Is Predictably Shiny and Occasionally Profound

BLACKPINK has proved that female artists can reach the top on their own terms.

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Fleet Foxes’s ‘Shore’ Exudes Warmth, Gratitude, and Hope

With a newfound lyrical focus and compositional maturity, Fleet Foxes create a joyous work replete with warmth and gratitude.

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Portrait of an Artist: Harvard Mariachi Veritas’ Bridgette Ramirez

The Harvard Crimson spoke with Ramirez about her favorite performance, fostering virtual community, and the future for Harvard Mariachi Veritas.

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‘Agüita’: Welcome To Gabriel Garzón-Montano’s Club of the Future

Six months into this drought of live music, the chameleonic Gabriel Garzón-Montano has crafted the perfect antidote for lovers of ambitious Latin music.

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‘The Ascension’ is Sufjan Stevens’ Strangest — and Best — Work Yet

“The Ascension,” Sufjan Stevens’ first solo album in five years, is deeply, profoundly, weird.

A still from FLETCHER's "Sex With My Ex" music video

“THE S(EX) TAPES” Delivers On Its Promise

How do you get over a breakup? If you’re a lesbian, you’ll probably make a piece of art with your ex.

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‘ALICIA’: Keys Finds (And Loses) Herself

The gift of "ALICIA" is that it complicates what it means to be a good role model, to feel good in love, and to be good at being Alicia Keys.

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The Flaming Lips’ ‘American Head’ Explores Life on Earth

After decades of taking audiences on such far-flung sonic journeys, The Flaming Lips finally feels at home on Earth in their latest release.

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Fenne Lily Dissects Heartache and the Self in ‘BREACH’

“BREACH" by indie artist Fenne Lily is the kind of album that only seems more compelling when the rest of the world is quiet.

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A Call for Indie Music’s Much-Needed Reckoning

No matter how “woke” indie music may want to seem, it is not free of the same power structures and culture of toxicity in more mainstream scenes.

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Faculty-Led Music Ensembles Adapt to Virtual Rehearsals and Performances

Several faculty-led music ensembles have transitioned this fall to online auditions, rehearsals, and performances in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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The Radical Empathy of Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’

“Folklore” feels like an admission about the limitations of providing one experience alone.

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Phoebe Bridgers’s ‘Punisher’ is a Slow Burn

On “Punisher,” Bridgers doesn’t reflect anyone else’s sadness. She pulls us into her own.

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Want to Watch ‘The Help’? Here Are 36 Things To Do Instead.

Want to watch “The Help?” Enjoy these Black entertainment staples instead.