The Beths’ ‘Happy Unhappy’ Is the Song of the Summer

What makes a summer jam? Is it the sunniest chorus, the hottest beat, the most weeks on the charts? Do the lyrics have to be about beaches and barbecues, or is it a question of vibe? What if it's a song on your summer playlist and no one else's?

We believe the answer is "all of the above." This summer,

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Review: Marshmello Can’t Escape Monotony on ‘Joytime II’

The ascent of Marshmello, a young electronic producer known as much for his goofy helmet (white, cylindrical, two X's for the eyes) as his chart success (four Top 40 hits in the past seven months, upward of 2 billion total streams), shows the enduring importance of arena-scale dance music in the pop landscape.

EDM's fortunes have waned, it's true. But as producers who ruled the charts in

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Hear Wet’s New Rostam-Produced Song ‘You’re Not Wrong’

Boston indie-pop act Wet drafted former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij to produce their jovial new song "You're Not Wrong."

The multi-instrumentalist adds a classic soul flair with his stomping, staccato piano chords and stuttering, funky drum groove. Singer-writer Kelly Zutrau croons

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