Call it what you want, but Taylor Swift truly has been doing better than she ever was. Between her stand on politics, signing a new deal with Republic Records and her latest donation to Nashville’s LGBTQ group to fight the anti-bills, she’s taking a stand and the glimpse into the new era makes this very obvious. When I was 16 …
I grew up in a family of journalists. My parents both worked for the news and my dad was as overprotective as they come. Every day I’d hear tips from him on how not to get robbed. I know all the tips.
A guide on avoiding being called out for sexual misconduct…because apparently we need one. A lot of tweets and allegations have been coming out about bands. Summer Salt, The Orwells, and others were called out recently and we need to talk about it.
Though 2017 gave us a lot of great music and wonderful new artists, we look forward to forgetting about them and jumping onto new hype trains. Let’s throw out those old 2017 band tees and festival shirts, and prepare for the “new year, new music” mentality.
I’ll be honest; I’m not a huge fan of Demi’s music. I’ve listened to some of her stuff and it’s just not my cup of tea. But millions of people (young girls, especially) seem to flock to her and now I can see why.
It’s been quite the year for indie artists and although our Albums of The Year have featured big acts like Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar to up-and-comers Anna of the North and Julien Baker, that doesn’t mean we don’t still have our eyes on newer artists that are still paving their way and making waves in the music world. There are so many artists that we loved this year and it’s impossible to name them all but here are some of our favorite new acts to keep up with.
I was just doodle-bopping around on Twitter yesterday when I saw this fantastic tweet from Portugal. The Man recognizing Zoe Manville for her kick-assery at balancing life and band matters.
All of us at The New Nine have some pretty eclectic music taste, so album of the year can be difficult. Since the year is now coming to an end, our contributors weigh-in on their top albums of the year.
We live in an interesting time. Music festivals have become more mainstream in our culture as generations young and old flock to events such as Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. People seem to find camaraderie in their shared tastes, often bonding over the bands they love. The greatest common factor for a large gathering of people at a festival is the love of music. But I’m here to talk about another factor that has a major impact on young people at these events.
“Don’t you wanna come with me?” The six words every die hard fan wants to hear Brandon Flowers sing to them (and a few thousand other people) while The Killers closed out ACL 2017 on a hot Texas night.