Yasti Ranjith

  • February 14, 2020By Yasti Ranjith

    At this present moment in time, chances are that you’re familiar with pop musician MishCatt. After all, MishCatt (also known as Michelle González) is the highest streamed artist in Costa Rican history, with over 50 million streams! Still doesn’t ring a bell? Well, MishCatt performed a touching tribute at the Avicii Tribute Concert for Mental … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/mishcatt-dishes-on-new-single-blue-blood/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 10, 2020By Yasti Ranjith

    Loveboat, Taipei is the young adult debut novel from author Abigail Hing Wen. It was published in early 2020 and follows the story of Taiwanese-American teenager, Ever Wong, and her trip to Taiwan to attend an immersive Mandarin study camp. It’s supposed to help Ever gain a greater appreciation for her culture, but as a passionate … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/loveboat-taipei-tells-a-story-of-culture-and-self-discovery/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 26, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    It’s been a long time since I’ve heard a voice like Anna Moon’s grace the many playlists on my cellphone. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anything quite like it – many would compare her to the likes of Amy Winehouse, and while there are convincing similarities between the two, Anna Moon is … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/anna-moon-talks-us-through-her-single-tightrope/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 22, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Dysplay, a pop duo comprised of talented musicians Eric Scullin and Devin Hoffman, recently came out with a new song titled “Dream”. The track is an aptly titled one and one that, in a nutshell, I can only describe as a mixture between energetic and casual. It’s not hard to notice that 80’s pop probably … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-80s-inspired-band-dysplay-on-their-single-dream/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 22, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Rising indie-pop artist Alice Gray had an eventful summer career-wise. To start off the tough but exciting metaphorical roadtrip of new music, she got together with Devin Glass (director) and Carter Ross (cinematographer) to shoot the dreamy and ethereal work of art that’s the music video for “Hell With You”. The video embodies a consistently … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/alice-gray-talks-about-her-music-video-for-hell-with-you-and-new-song-indigo/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 13, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    What better way to start the weekend than by taking twenty minutes out of your day and listening to Emily Hackett’s new EP, By The Moon? The five-track release is the sequel to last year’s By The Sun, which is a light, airy and flawless blend of Americana-infused country. By The Moon follows much in … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/emily-hackett-talks-about-songwriting-and-her-new-ep-by-the-moon/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 30, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Vocalist-instrumentalist Spencer Ludwig’s weekend is off to a fantastic start with the premiere and release of his latest single, “Brand New”. The chances are that you’ve heard of Spencer Ludwig before: he was part of the multi-platinum band Capital Cities as their trumpeter from 2012 to 2015. Alternatively, if high fashion is more your style, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/spencer-ludwig-premieres-brand-new-ahead-of-tommy-hilfiger-denim-fall-campaign/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 29, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Suitcase Runaway, a rock/folk/alternative band from Cleveland, Ohio, recently came out with their new music video for their song “Strike A Nerve”. The song in question came out in 2017 and formed an integral part of their album titled Short Stories, Vol. II. The album itself is a surprisingly lyrically gentle blend of folk and … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/interview-suitcase-runaway-talks-about-their-newest-single-strike-a-nerve-and-dealing-with-failure/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 5, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Chloé Caroline, a talented singer-songwriter working in Nashville and Los Angeles, recently released the music video for her new song titled “Messy”. The “Messy” music video is truly a work of art and a testament to Chloé’s artistic vision: the uniquely-shaped and colored video depicts her days working at a car wash and facing the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/chloe-caroline-dishes-on-her-new-music-video-for-messy/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 22, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    For Kenton Chen, growing up wasn’t a walk in the park. As a second-generation Asian immigrant (who also happened to be gay), he was put in the awkward, mildly (or maybe not so mild) terrifying situation that a lot of us teenagers deal with today: learning to drop the mask act and deal with who … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-lgbtq-role-model-bridesmen-new-single-overwhelm-and-facing-your-fears/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 18, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Elisabeth Verstraete, better known by her stage name, Polar Youth, is an up-and-coming Belgian producer with a true passion for her art. She recently dropped her new EP, Lost & Found, and it’s not difficult to recognize the hard work, genuine honesty and general lust for life present throughout her work. “Drifter” (featuring Fortress and … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/belgian-producer-polar-youth-talks-about-her-new-ep-lost-found/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 12, 2019By Yasti Ranjith

    Leah Capelle, an alternative rock/pop artist with a growing following, is kicking off her weekend with the premiere and release of her brand new song titled “alder lake”. In a world of the ever-growing presence of mainstream hip-hop, Leah’s sound is one that serves as both a refresher and a reminder as to why alternative … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/alternative-pop-artist-leah-capelle-premieres-brand-new-track-alder-lake/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read