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The Tufts Daily
Where you read it first | Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Florence Almeda


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Livestreamed and Quarantined: Thundercat

To be honest, I’m usually too caught up in Thundercat's groove to notice what he’s singing about. But something about this performance (or maybe it was the fact that I watched it four times in a row) made me truly listen to the lyrics for the first time.

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Livestreamed and Quarantined: Bebel Gilberto

It’s funny — when people ask me what my favorite genre of music is, I catch myself rotating between soul, funk and indie, depending on my mood that day. It was only after I had a conversation about bossa nova music with a friend this past week, though, did I realize my deep attachment for this genre.

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Livestreamed and Quarantined: Moses Sumney

Uncertainty has certainly become the norm, and while it’s frustrating we can't gather as a community in the same ways that we used to, it's songs like “Rank & File” that remind me how crucially important music is in making sense of the world.

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Live-Streamed and Quarantined: Yaeji

Whether I’m writing a paper at the Sink on a Monday morning or Ubering downtown on a Friday night, somehow Yaeji’s music manages to be both energizing and relaxing at the same time, melding to whatever mood I find myself in.

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Livestreamed and Quarantined: ‘Girls with Guitars’

In the early months of quarantine, the two-time Grammy Award winning R&B artist H.E.R. began a livestream series, “Girls With Guitars,” a weekly conversation and performance with a fellow female guitarist on Instagram Live. On Episode 2, H.E.R. invited one of my biggest musical inspirations onto the show, Lianne La Havas. 

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