- A review of a recent album or concert -

MusicBy - Christina

1. "Folklore" by Taylor Swift - Taylor Swift's surprise album "Folklore" showcases a new side of the artist, featuring introspective lyrics and a haunting aesthetic that is unmatched by any of her prior albums. The raw emotion and stripped-down production make "Folklore" a must-listen for both longtime Taylor Swift fans and new listeners alike.

2. "Fine Line" by Harry Styles - Harry Styles' sophomore album "Fine Line" is a triumph of pop perfection, featuring an impressive array of catchy hooks, infectious melodies, and heartfelt lyrics. With influences ranging from classic rock to modern indie, "Fine Line" is a cohesive and diverse album that showcases Styles' growth as both a songwriter and a performer.

3. "Chromatica" by Lady Gaga - Lady Gaga's "Chromatica" is a return to form for the pop icon, with high-energy dance beats and the kind of infectious hooks that made her famous in the first place. With collaborations from Elton John, Ariana Grande, and BLACKPINK, "Chromatica" is a joyful celebration of pop music and a testament to Lady Gaga's enduring talent.

4. Billie Eilish's "Where Do We Go?" virtual concert - Billie Eilish's virtual concert "Where Do We Go?" was a stunning display of the young artist's raw talent and captivating stage presence. Featuring a range of hits from her debut album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", the concert was a groundbreaking use of technology and a masterful display of Eilish's singular style.

5. The Weeknd's "After Hours" tour - The Weeknd's "After Hours" tour was a sold-out spectacle, featuring stunning visuals, elaborate choreography, and a magnetic performance from the singer himself. With hits like "Blinding Lights" and "Heartless", the "After Hours" tour was a celebration of the Weeknd's signature blend of soulful R&B and avant-garde pop.

6. "Lover Fest" by Taylor Swift - Despite being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taylor Swift's "Lover Fest" had already generated a great deal of buzz for its impressive lineup of opening acts and the promise of a career-spanning setlist. Fans eagerly await the rescheduling of the concert, which is sure to be an unforgettable celebration of Taylor Swift's music and legacy.

7. "Hot Pink" by Doja Cat - Doja Cat's "Hot Pink" is a bold and eclectic album that defies genre classification, incorporating elements of pop, R&B, and hip-hop into a dynamic and endlessly listenable package. With standout tracks like "Say So" and "Juicy", "Hot Pink" cements Doja Cat's position as one of the most exciting new artists in the music industry.

8. "The Slow Rush" by Tame Impala - Tame Impala's "The Slow Rush" is a sonic journey through a dreamlike landscape of psychedelic pop, with lush instrumentals and introspective lyrics that capture the essence of Kevin Parker's uniquely creative vision. From the energetic "Borderline" to the transcendent "One More Year", "The Slow Rush" is a masterpiece of modern psychedelic rock.

9. Post Malone's "Hollywood's Bleeding" tour - Post Malone's "Hollywood's Bleeding" tour was a raucous and energetic celebration of the rapper's eclectic blend of hip-hop, rock, and pop. With hits like "Circles" and "Goodbye", the tour showcased Post Malone's undeniable magnetism as a performer and his ability to unite fans from a wide range of backgrounds.

10. "Fetch the Bolt Cutters" by Fiona Apple - Fiona Apple's "Fetch the Bolt Cutters" is a stunning return to form for the singer-songwriter, featuring powerful lyrics and bold, experimental production that pushes the boundaries of traditional pop music. With tracks like "Shameika" and "I Want You to Love Me", "Fetch the Bolt Cutters" is a profound and unforgettable album that solidifies Fiona Apple's status as a true visionary in the music industry.