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Tara Aquino

  • 11 Concert Tips From The Rolling Stone Staff

    The team shares their tried and true advice for a memorable musical experience

  • Spotify’s RADAR Artists Are Bringing the Best Vibes to Close Out the Year

    Regardless of where you are in the world right now — whether you’re summering in Sydney or getting bundled up in Brooklyn — you can feel the anticipation for the new year building. These waning months inherently evoke a mix of both contemplation and celebration, for things left undone and for the possibility of things […]

  • 5 Bartenders You Should Know to Help You Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    Mixology is so much more than concocting the perfect cocktail. Take it from bartenders, it’s all about connection, community, and creating unforgettable memories. From sharing culture over specially crafted drinks to collaborating at crunch time , love, passion, and tradition express themselves in varied ways, with tending the bar a fun, creative catalyst.  This National […]

  • Fan Mail: Fiona Lu On Eric Nam

    The following feature is from Fan Mail—an editorial series produced in partnership with Vivid Seats that explores the relationship between superstar artists and their most passionate supporters.

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  • Takeaways From Rolling Stone's and Variety2022 Truth Seekers Summit

    Luminaries, legends, and thought leaders alike came together last Thursday (August 25th) for Rolling Stone and Variety’s annual Truth Seekers Summit, presented by Showtime Documentary Films. The one-day, live-streamed event featured keynotes and panel conversations that centered on the pursuit of truth. Kicking off the summit, veteran, Emmy-winning 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl reflected on […]

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  • Be Sure to Keep These Songs on Your RADAR

    Authenticity, fearlessness, and unapologetic attitudes—if these are the themes for the season, then these breakout artists are setting the tone. Pretenses and pleasantries fall away in favor of living out truth in lyrics of every language. While UK’s Cat Burns and Egypt’s Ali Loka go daringly direct, Korean pop group NMIXX and Italy’s Rhove draw […]

  • Discover International Artists on the Horizon for Spotify’s 2022 RADAR Program

    The category is good vibes. With the western hemisphere’s hottest months approaching, some scorching hits are prime for club rotations, road trip playlists, or simply a soundtrack to your summer love. Take Spain’s Quevedo and Sweden’s Natalie Noor, who bring the party with late-night bops; while Nigerian singer Ayra Starr and U.S. artist Zach Bryan […]

  • Creators are Driving Culture On and Offline, Here’s Who You Should Keep an Eye On

    The number of content creators on the internet is limitless. An abundant, lucrative, digital creative world is at your fingertips with platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. And as our social feeds continue to fill with a wealth of content, it begs the question: What does it take for a creator to stand out? Drive, […]

  • Spotify’s RADAR Artists Are Making Must-Hear Music Across Genres and Borders

    Music is a universal language. You don’t have to understand the lyrics to feel the joys, the heartbreaks, and the frustrations expressed in a melody. You don’t have to pinpoint musical styles to feel the nostalgia a beat can invoke. For the likes of Bratty in Mexico to Anatomy Rabbit in Thailand, the gentle exploration […]