Leading their new era, The 1975’s upcoming album, Notes On A Conditional Form is set to release any day now. “People” is a loud and brisk introduction to a new album filled with themes of mental health, home, and domesticity, according to bandleader Matt Healy himself.
“People” might be one of their most emo songs to date, taking a page out of the 90’s punk era. Healy screeches his voice to let out an important message; “People like people, they want alive people, the young surprise people, stop f*****g with thepeople”. Through screeching guitars and an overblown microphone, Healy urges people to act on issues to promote real change in the world.
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard strong statements from the Manchester-based rock band (listen to “I Like America and America Likes Me” or “Love It If We Made It”) The band has somehow kept rock alive over the past several years by being themselves and staying current in pop culture – something most bands can’t accomplish in a smart way.
Listen below to dive into the passionate and activist minds of The 1975:
Doja Cat’s 2014 release, titled Purrr! was a subtle introduction to who Doja is…but not at her full potential. The five tracks are softer with a more dreamy R&B flare. But on her latest debut album Amala (her birthname), we hear the real Doja. Flooded with a suave blend of R&B and hip-hop backbeats, this album is nothing but straight fire. Not only are her rhythm’s catchy, but her lyrics are next level genius and even comedic at times. Songs like “Wine Pon You”, “Wild Beach”, and “Morning Light” are softer with more of a Kehlani feel to them. While “Candy” “Down Low” “Juicy” and “Tia Tamera” are hip-hop infused with massive hip-hop beats and wild lyrics. Doja recently dropped the video for her single “Juicy” but this time Tyga lends a hand on a quick verse. Check out the fruity video below:
In a recent interview with ENFNTS Terribles, the 23-year-old shed light on her debut album and the concepts behind it. “The album isn’t so much of a conceptual piece. It’s more of a compilation and I think it shows more of my versatility as an artist. The thing about the album is that I’ve written so many songs on that album that are from years and years ago. And there are some songs on it that were totally new, so the album consists of three phases in my life.”
Doja’s unique rhythm is unmatched and so advanced for someone new-ish to the industry. With over 2,000,000 monthly listeners, this California native is bound to catapult into major success going forward with her music career. Not only does Amala prove her diversity but her unique artistry as well. Doja refuses to put female entertainers in a box – she does whatever she wants, whenever she wants to.
It’s become obvious that HBO’s Euphoria is shaking young adults everywhere. Through a glitter-filled and explicit teen haze, viewers are thrust into the complicated life of Rue, a recovering drug addict. Euphoria follows Rue and her friend group as they navigate their complicated lives as teenagers. The cast becomes beloved characters you soon grow attached to. The music in the show is very much a representation of the characters themselves as well as the character development throughout the first season.