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August 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: “Social Cues” disappoints as a whole

By | Apr 29, 2019

Cage the Elephant’s “Social Cues,” the American rock band’s fifth studio album, might appeal to its veteran fans, whose die-hard attitude toward the group will keep them listening if only out of loyalty.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/28

By | Apr 28, 2019

ME!
Taylor Swift, Brendon Urie
Released April 26th, 2019
Taylor Swift Productions, Inc.

Review: “Map of the Soul: Persona” is bounding with energy

By | Apr 28, 2019

Seven men run around a deserted, pastel city, dressed to the nines in the brightest colored clothes they have.

Review: Psychedelic power album is a work of genius

By | Apr 21, 2019

Labrinth, Sia and Diplo joined forces and conceived an album, perfectly balancing their styles and strengths to produce a masterpiece that is as exceptional as its creators.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/19

By | Apr 20, 2019

“Easy”
Tycho, Saint Sinner
Released April 17, 2019
Mom + Pop/ Ninja Tune
Tycho is known for composing glittering, ambient techno soundscapes.

Review: Album from female K-pop group is a powerful offering

By | Apr 19, 2019

Four young women stand together firmly in front of hundreds of trumpets as brass blares in the background.

Review: Khalid’s summery record flows with sunny spirit

By | Apr 16, 2019

Khalid’s new album, “Free Spirit,” is the record of the summer, made for wind-whipped midnight car rides, relaxing in bed on an easy Sunday afternoon with a cup of coffee or for a gloomy, rainy day with thunder rolling by.

Review: Pop-rock album falls short

By | Apr 15, 2019

Having a unique sound can make or break a band.

Review: “You Are Ok” album is more than just OK

By | Apr 14, 2019

The Maine has an empowering message for listeners: “You Are Ok.”
With the release of its seventh studio album, “You Are Ok,” alt-rock band The Maine put to rest the slow, emotional phase of its last era with this upbeat and cohesive set.

Review: Billie Eilish’s record is a spectral dream

By | Apr 7, 2019

Two years after Billie Eilish catapulted onto the indie-alternative scene with her EP “dont smile at me,” the 17-year-old artist released her magnum opus of a debut album: “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” Eilish explores the positives and negatives of adolescence, love and pain, all with a mix of somber vocals and sharp, electrical beats.  

Review: Singles for the Week of of 4/7

By | Apr 7, 2019

“Unbearably White”
Vampire Weekend
Released April 4, 2019
Spring Snow, LLC.

Review: Emotional LP twinkles

By | Apr 1, 2019

If Illinois-based emo group American Football’s debut album, “LP1,” was an introduction to the band and their second album, “LP2,” a reintroduction about 17 years later, its latest release, “LP3,” is the group’s reinvention.