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Review: The Slow Rush

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By Chloe Gammon March 15, 2020
This Valentine's Day, Tame Impala, a.k.a Kevin Parker, the Australian psychedelic-indie artist, released his fourth studio album. Compared to the rest of his work, The Slow Rush is a disappointment.

Review: Everyday Life breathes life into Coldplay, at least

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By Benjy Wall-Feng December 9, 2019
The band's eighth album is frequently clumsy but always sincere, even if it can’t live up to the ambition of its title.

Review: “The Beautiful & Damned”

By Kavi Dolasia and Kavi Dolasia March 5, 2018

One look at Gerald “G-Eazy” Gillum will give you all you need to know. The effortless attitude– faintly reminiscent of James Dean– the meticulously cut, slick back hair (seriously, he has a live-in...

Coloring Outside the Lines

Coloring Outside the Lines
By Connor Norton June 3, 2016

On May 5, Chance the Rapper released his album “Coloring Book” with features from Future, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Jeremih, Young Thug, and Justin Bieber. If you’re familiar with these artists, you might...

Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”

By James Finn March 3, 2016

In late January, several weeks before Kanye West released his long-awaited "The Life of Pablo," West tweeted that his latest release “is actually a gospel album.” "The Life of Pablo’s" lyrics and...

Beach House’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars:” I’m Thankful For It

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By Cam Vernali November 28, 2015

There's no time like the present, and this seems to be especially true for indie band Beach House, who just released their second album of 2015. "Thank Your Lucky Stars" was released on October 16, only...

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

By Kevin Lee April 2, 2015

Drake’s catchy new album, “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” captures the essence of trap with flowing lines and hard beats. Anyone can bump to his music and it’s hard not to feel the...

Unwanted Album: “Songs of Innocence”

Unwanted Album: “Songs of Innocence”
By Daniel Carroll October 24, 2014

On September 9, students across the school could be heard expressing their outrage over the fact that a new album had appeared on their iPhones uninvited. The face behind the crime is the legendary...

“The Marshall Mathers LP 2”: A Disappointing Sequel

Eminem's New Album Disappoints
By Daniel Carroll December 20, 2013

In 2000, rapper Eminem released a CD filled with boasts about drugs, killing and hating gay people and women. This album, known as “The Marshall Mathers LP,” sold more than 21 million copies worldwide...

Pearl Jam Still Jammin’ 22 Years Later

Pearl Jam Review
By Daniel Carroll November 23, 2013

Two decades after “Ten,” the album that boosted Pearl Jam to the level of Nirvana in the ‘90s world of grunge rock, Pearl Jam has released their 10th studio album, “Lightning Bolt.” As in the...

Ke$ha’s Off Her Rocker with “Warrior”

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By Billie Mandelbaum December 30, 2012

On her second full-length album, “Warrior,” Ke$ha seeks to explore the supernatural aspects of life. As she said in an interview with Ryan Seacrest, “The theme of this record is magic. I went on...

Tyga “Careless World, Rise of the Last King”

By Aaron Vad April 5, 2012

I’ll be honest, I did not go in to this album with high expectations. In my eyes, Tyga, the new Young Money rapper from Compton, seemed like another weak mainstream rapper who got way too much support...

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