From Our Writers

The Legendary Miss Britney Spears

Britney Spears has reigned as the “Princess of Pop” for over two decades. She’s one of the most controversial public figures of all time, with The Seattle Times labeling her …
|

Album Review: Welcome to GLOOMTOWN

It’s FINALLY time for I Don’t Know How But They Found Me’s sophomore Album, “GLOOM DIVISION.” Was the album worth the wait? What’s in store for listeners who’ve been trembling …
|

The Forever Season: The Conclusion of Noah Kahan’s Most Unfiltered Era

If you’ve never heard Noah Kahan before, you could probably still recognize his music. With a career spanning almost a decade including an explosion of popularity after the release of …
|

Bad Moves – In Review

Bad Moves is a Washington, D.C. based band that formed in 2015. This power pop band is made up of four members: bassist Emma Cleveland, guitarist David Combs, guitarist Katie …
|

Let’s Get Physical – The Importance of Physical Media

In the modern streaming age, you might think physical media is a thing of the past; a relic of a bygone era. But music in the form of vinyl records, …
|

Where’s The Music?

Music has an influence on people that most don’t realize. It can bear someone’s emotions, tell their stories, and tell listeners information that spoken word can’t convey, and UMW could …
|

SONGS THAT ARE PERFECT 10/10

All music enthusiasts have those special songs. The ones that aren’t really songs, but more so out-of-body experiences. Of course that is the strange, beautiful power of music. It can …
|

“Midnights”: The Anti-Hero of the Grammy’s 

On Feb. 5, Taylor Swift, pop icon and international superstar, won the Grammy’s Album of the Year for the fourth time in her 20-year-long career. While this win was likely …
|

“Biting the Hand”: The Rise of the Parasocial Relationship Post-Pandemic

The lights go down in the stadium, arena or small underground jazz club you’ve been queuing outside for hours, maybe even days. Around you the air is full of anticipation …
|

Saltburn’s Soundtrack Might be the Most Compelling Element of the Film– Here’s Why

If you haven’t seen Saltburn, you’ve probably heard about it on social media. Saltburn took the internet by storm with Barry Keoghan’s captivating portrayal of a young man, Oliver Quick, …
|

What is Horrorcore?

If you have ever heard snippets of songs talking about meeting Dracula or encountering Freddy Krueger, you’ve been hearing horrorcore.  Horrorcore is defined as a subgenre of hip hop, including …
|

Leave Your Body and Soul at the Door:

A History of “Goth” and an Inside Look Into the FXBG Scene Advocate Azrael Fanning The goth scene has been around since the 80s, but many are unaware of the …
|

Macklemore Brings Electric BEN Tour to the Nation’s Capital

By: Callie Harkins On a stage adorned with pyrotechnics, water guns, and intricate lighting, Ben Haggerty – known musically as Macklemore – performed for a sold-out crowd at The Anthem …
|