Upcoming Releases Record Vinyl Pre-Order April 2021

Top Picks for Upcoming Vinyl Releases (April 2021)

It's time for another edition of Put The Needle On It. Inspired by last year's Record Store Day and the fragmented vinyl drop schedule amid the pandemic, I'm continuing to do round-ups of some of the upcoming vinyl releases and pre-orders that have caught my eye, which MuuMuse readers would more…


Only Taylor Swift Gets to Tell Her (Love) Story

Taylor Swift's legal battle for the rights to her masters is a well-documented and deeply frustrating one, and involves a nuanced conversation about music industry practices, contracts, money, artistry and morality. But really - whether you're a Swiftie or otherwise - it's fairly cold-hearted to…


Top 100 Songs of 2020

The Top 100 Songs of 2020

CLICK HERE FOR APPLE MUSIC Nothing like waiting until the very last moment in time, right? (Well, very last moment of 2020, anyway.) The year was bad. The music was good. And now, with just mere minutes to go until we cautiously make our way into 2021, I present the top 100 songs of 2020. These…


MuuMuse Top Albums of 2020

The Top 10 Albums of 2020

The year is now over. I would say "thankfully," but we should probably learn by now not to pile all of our hopes and dreams into the New Year. Let's make like Mariah Carey and proceed with caution into 2021, instead. How about that? What 2020 failed to provide in stability or sanity, it made up…


Taylor Swift Folklore

On the Enduring Mainstream Reign of Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift‘s new album might be her first to be categorized as “alternative,” but this week’s charts suggest that this little known, underground indie folk singer-songwriter has never been more mainstream. folklore is big. Taylor Swift is big. Huge, in fact: she’s…


Taylor Swift Folklore

No Fanfare, Just 'Folklore': Taylor Swift’s Nostalgic Escape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn_0zPAfyo8 "So much for summer love and saying 'us,' 'cause you weren't mine to lose..." Out of nowhere (well, The Woods), Taylor Swift emerged on Thursday (July 23) to announce the release of her eighth studio album later that night - without any fanfare, just…


Taylor Swift The Archer

'The Archer': Taylor Swift Calls Out the Hypocrisy of Taylor Swift

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KpKc3C9V3w Taylor Swift, indie underground punk singer-songwriter and hotly tipped One To Watch in 2019, has a new song out. It's called "The Archer," released on Tuesday (July 23), and it's the third song released thus far off of her forthcoming album, Lover - and…


Taylor Swift Brendon Urie Me

'ME!': The Bree-Hee-Heezy, G-Rated Return of Taylor Swift (With Brendon Urie)

Taylor Swift's back. You probably already knew that because, in true Taylor Swift fashion, she made sure you knew it with a seemingly endless scavenger hunt of sparkly, pastel-hued clues across her Instagram - and even sprinkled hints in her own speeches and editorial features over the past few…


"Look What You Made Me Do": Taylor Swift Is Seriously So Fucking Mad at Us, You Guys

“I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh. 'Cause she’s dead." Taylor Swift would very much like to be excluded from this narrative, one she has never asked to be apart of. But since the general public — and/or Kanye West and Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry and The Media™…


The Top 50 Singles of 2015

Well! Here we go again. I worked my way through the Top 20 Albums of 2015 last week. And now, it's time to twirl right through the singles. This list is always way more fun to put together than the albums because I get to squeeze in more artists, although the ranking starts to feel especially…


"Ghosttown": Watch Madonna And Taylor Swift Make A Moment Together On 'The iHeartRadio Music Awards'

Well, what initially sounded like a cringeworthy idea by producers hoping to make a seasoned pop icon more palatable for teens watching at home actually turned out to a pretty major...err, Madge-r moment. Madonna has been performing her latest Rebel Heart single "Ghosttown" (not to be confused…


Taylor Swift's "Style" Video Is A Pretty Little Nothing

"Style" is one of the best songs on experimental singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's under-the-radar 2014 release, 1989. And, wisely, it's been selected as the next single from the album. The video for "Style" has just arrived tonight, and it's...well. It's pretty! And stylish of course, as the video…