We Need To Talk About Motherhood In Music

emilytreadgold #2, Features

Halsey announced her upcoming album titled, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power in a statement she wrote, “this image is my means of reclaiming my autonomy and establishing my pride and strength as a life force for my human being.” It’s a bold image, and even the headlines that accompanied the news verged on inappropriate: “Halsey frees the …

Are Politicians Abusing Songwriters?

emilytreadgold #2, Editorial

There are certain songs that are synonymous with politics. There are songs we are almost guaranteed to hear every year. The songs that politicians use to represent their campaigns become an important and controversial subject. Whether it’s a snub at their opponent, a national-pride anthem, or just their musical taste. We’ve come to judge them on it.