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April 8, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Grouplove creates dance tunes with catchy lyrics

By | Apr 8, 2020

While Grouplove sticks to its same techniques and sound, the band brings its listeners upbeat, catchy lyrics and dance-worthy songs.

Review: Pop artist breaks into rock sound

By | Apr 6, 2020

Niall Horan, former member of the pop group One Direction, brings rock and pop influences to “Heartbreak Weather.”

Review: Album draws on singer’s personal life

By | Apr 4, 2020

Phantogram’s new album “Ceremony” draws on the life of singer Sarah Barthel, who lost her sister, Becky, to suicide.

Review: Rapper combines poetic lyrics with jazz sound

By | Apr 4, 2020

R.A.P. Ferreira’s new album is filled with well-written lyrics and a new jazz sound. The rapper’s experimental style works to his benefit.

Review: The Weeknd delivers emotional synth-pop album

By | Apr 4, 2020

Returning from a four-year album hiatus, R&B icon The Weeknd has released his latest project, “After Hours.” From start to finish, The Weeknd uses an array of synthesizers, auto-tune and echo to complement emotional lyrics about different aspects of his complicated life. 

Review: Singles for the weeks of 2/28

By | Mar 4, 2020

“17”
Pink Sweat$
Released Feb. 28
Atlantic Recording Company
This song’s smoothed out vocals and simple beat are the perfect match.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/21

By | Feb 26, 2020

“21”
Gracie Abrams
Gracie Abrams under exclusive license to Interscope Records
Released Feb.

Review: 70s-inspired album rushes away from band’s roots

By | Feb 26, 2020

After teasing fans with four singles off its upcoming album, Tame Impala finally released “The Slow Rush.” As anticipated, the album follows the band’s neo-psychedelic rock style, but it also offers a nod to the 70s and experiments with disco-funk elements. 

Review: Album is a refreshing twist on bands traditional style

By | Feb 19, 2020

Emerging from its four-year hiatus, Green Day’s new album “Father of All…” works to incorporate a new sound into the band’s repertoire.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/14

By | Feb 18, 2020

“Honeymoon Fades”
Sabrina Carpenter
Released Feb.

Review: Kesha returns with playful pop album

By | Feb 12, 2020

Three years after the heartbreaking but liberating album “Rainbow,” Kesha returns to her free–spirited, party girl image in her fourth album, “High Road.” Kesha invites listeners to join her celebration of carefree attitude and love, but she is not afraid to reveal her sensitive side too.