Lily Stern

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  • PinkPantheress releases strong first album 'Heaven knows'

    If you opened social media or entered any retail store this spring, you likely couldn’t escape PinkPantheress and her popular collaboration with Grammy-nominated Ice Spice, “Boy’s a liar Pt. 2.” The English singer, 22, went viral in 2021 after posting clips of her songs on TikTok. After her debut single “Break It Off” and subsequent hits “Just for Me” and “Pain,” she dropped out of university and ...

    Pillbox | November 20, 2023
  • Daylight savings slander

    Daylight savings is idiotic and possibly to blame for all my problems.

    Forum | November 13, 2023
  • The Driver Era at CMU: Music, moshing, and Ross Lynch in a tartan-colored flannel

    It’s been 10 minutes, and I already miss The Driver Era.

    Ross and Rocky Lynch, of Disney channel and R5 fame, were on Tartan ground this Homecoming Weekend, and I’m still reeling. The band delivered a bombastic, packed show that had the entire audience going insane, matched in volume by scream-singing to hit after hit song.

    Pillbox | November 13, 2023
  • CMU's The Driver Era: A pre-hoco and pre-concert primer

    I have never seen a single episode of “Austin & Ally.” I also hadn’t watched “Teen Beach Movie” until my sister and I had a quarantine boredom movie binge. I didn’t discover Disney-Channel’s-finest Ross Lynch until I was a freshman in high school, thanks to one single by his band that I still listen to today — and I’m definitely a fan. Let me put you on before The Driver Era performs at Carnegie M...

    Pillbox | November 6, 2023
  • '1989' (Tartan's Version)

    JIMMY BARACIA: Where do we even start?

    LILY STERN: I really don’t know.

    JB: I say let’s just go with the re-records and we’ll make our way to the vault tracks. That probably makes the most sense.

    Pillbox | October 30, 2023