Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Exposes Glamour and the Trauma in a Short Structurally-Sound Record

Ella Yelich-O’Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, was just 16 years old when she broke through the music scene with her debut album Pure Heroine in 2013. Brimming with wisdom beyond her years, fantastic production, and incredible songwriting about growing up (among other subjects), the young New Zealander was at the top of the pop game. David Bowie had even coined her as … Continue reading Lorde’s ‘Melodrama’ Exposes Glamour and the Trauma in a Short Structurally-Sound Record

Single Drop: The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Coldplay, Shania Twain & Much More

Welcome to another edition of Single Drop! This is a huge week for single releases and album announcements, with new tracks from The Killers to Rostam to Coldplay. Shania Twain has also dropped a new single, giving a taste of what’s to come from her upcoming album “Now”—her first album release in 15 years. Keep reading to see what we loved, what we didn’t, and … Continue reading Single Drop: The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Coldplay, Shania Twain & Much More

Katy Perry is “Witnessing” a Crossroads in Sound on her Newest Album

Katy Perry is back with a new full-length LP, Witness. After a four year break since PRISM and the wildly successful Prismatic World Tour, Perry finds her sound at a bit of a crossroads on her new project. Witness is very much an exploration of new styles while still incorporating elements from all of Perry’s past works—unfortunately, the outcome doesn’t live up to the hype. Continue reading Katy Perry is “Witnessing” a Crossroads in Sound on her Newest Album

Single Drop: Lorde, BANNERS, Boy Epic, and Miley Cyrus

  Welcome to the first edition of Enthuse Music’s Single Drop! Every Friday, Enthuse writers, editors, and music nerds Caleb Fox, Michelle Guthrie, and Heather Gunn will discuss new singles that have been released each week. In this edition, Lorde has us ready for her new album, BANNERS makes a welcome return with a new release, Miley Cyrus is singing for charity, and we’re intrigued … Continue reading Single Drop: Lorde, BANNERS, Boy Epic, and Miley Cyrus

Gucci Mane and Metro Boomin’s ‘DropTopWop’ Lives up to Potential

DropTopWop is a collaborative mixtape between trap legend Gucci Mane and the hottest producer right now, Metro Boomin. While Metro has produced tracks for Gucci in the past, this is the first time they have done a full project together. Fans of both artists have been long anticipating this collab and it manages to exceed expectations. Ever since Gucci got out of prison last year … Continue reading Gucci Mane and Metro Boomin’s ‘DropTopWop’ Lives up to Potential

Lil Yachty’s ‘Teenage Emotions’ Strikes a Balance between Ridiculous and Obnoxious

Ever since Lil Yachty blew up last year with his single “1 Night,” he has been one the most controversial figures in the modern hip-hop scene. He angered many with his lack of knowledge of classic rap, but his I-don’t-care attitude is the very ethos of the genre. Continue reading Lil Yachty’s ‘Teenage Emotions’ Strikes a Balance between Ridiculous and Obnoxious