Tag: feel

  • Music that makes you feel: Every stage of a breakup

    In “Music that Makes You Feel,” columnist Sam Waddoups ’23 recommends albums that take the listener through a specific emotional journey. This week, he covers two albums shaped by breakups: Julia Jacklin’s “Crushing” and Laura Marling’s “Song for Our Daughter.” There’s nothing worse than taking a math exam in the wake of a breakup.  But…

  • Music that makes you feel: Autotune and the collapse of meaning

    In “Music that Makes You Feel,” columnist Sam Waddoups ’23 recommends albums that take the listener through a specific emotional journey. This week, he covers two albums that express themselves through autotune: Ritt Momney’s “Her And All Of My Friends” and 100 gecs’s “10,000 gecs.” Autotune used to be the boogeyman of the music industry.…

  • Music that makes you feel: In praise of mixed feelings

    In “Music that Makes You Feel,” columnist Sam Waddoups recommends albums that take the listener through a specific emotional journey. This week, he covers two albums of piano ballads that explore mixed feelings: Nina Simone’s “Wild is the Wind” and Mitski’s “Lush.” Poet W.H. Auden once defined poetry as “the clear expression of mixed feelings.” In…

  • Music that makes you feel: The vulnerable power of a whisper

    In “Music that Makes You Feel,” columnist Sam Waddoups recommends albums that take the listener through a specific emotional journey. This week, he covers two albums shaped by vulnerability: Keaton Henson’s “Birthdays” and Sufjan Stevens’s “Carrie & Lowell.” Singing in a whisper is technically impossible. When you whisper, you halt your voice’s vibrations so that…