Music

Prty Tme • DNCE’s JinJoo Lee Brings Us Sweet Escape

Mid-2015, Joe Jonas, songwriter Justin Tranter and Swedish power pop producers Mattman and Robin found a place for a 10-year-old guitar lick in a small vessel entitled “Cake by the Ocean.” Released in November 2015, this ear worm worked its way through the charts and playlists all the way into…

Be Like Gold • David Luning Flexes Americana Muscle on Restless

David Luning probably wouldn’t advise everybody to drop out of college. It worked for him, sure, but the whims of artists come with risks. So far, Luning’s decision to leave Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music to pursue a life as a ramblin’ man has proven mostly fruitful, as can…