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Celebrating Black Music Month with Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter

With June being Black Music Month, it is critical that we remember and acknowledge the Black innovators who have pioneered some of the most lucrative and inspirational music genres in our lifetime. As usual, Beyoncé has reached new heights in her artistry thanks to her recent album, Cowboy Carter. Grab your cowboy hats, boots, and denim jeans, because we’re headed to the rodeo!read more.

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Stretching Time with Rozi Plain’s Album ‘Prize’

There’s a kind of waking-dream quality to Rozi Plain’s Prize. Or perhaps, it’s a dreaming wakefulness.

It is the album cover draws me in first – Rozi, backdropped by lake water, her hat flying in mid-air. We don’t see the ground that she stands on, just the lake, her arms outstretched before her, though also mostly out of frame, making the gesture incomplete.… read more.

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