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September 20, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Singles for the week of 9/18

By | Sep 19, 2020

Singles for the week of 9/18

Review: Versatile sound bewitches rock album

By | Sep 17, 2020

All Them Witches’ album “Nothing as the Ideal” delivers haunting multigenre tracks. Although the music is impressive, the lyrics are forgettable.

Review: Singles for the week of 9/11

By | Sep 12, 2020

“Bad Habits”
Usher
Released Sept. 10
RCA Records
In his latest single since June, Usher showcases his catchy pop lyricism and robust lyrics in “Bad Habits.” Though occasionally repetitive and typical in its storytelling, there’s little to dislike about the song’s electronic-driven, smooth beat.

Review: Folk meshes with vibrant vocals in stripped album

By | Sep 8, 2020

“Whole New Mess,” the recent album by singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, creates new versions of a few tracks from her previous album “All Mirrors.”

Review: Rap artist copes with adulthood and meaning of life

By | Sep 2, 2020

In his latest album “Limbo,” Aminé uses his storytelling skills to contemplate the difficulties of growing up and the search for meaning in his own life.

Review: Alt-pop artist bends genres in captivating album

By | Aug 22, 2020

Rising alt-pop star Dominic Fike’s new album, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong,” is an excellent album full of anthemic tracks and confessional lyrics.

Review: Comeback album falls short of expectations

By | Aug 21, 2020

The Psychadelic Furs, 29 years after its last album, has released “Made of Rain,” an entertaining but overall disappointing album.

Review: Taylor Swift returns to love song roots in “Folklore”

By | Aug 6, 2020

“Folklore” matches acoustic sounds with lyrics telling of love stories- the likes of which fans haven’t heard since “Red” in 2012.

Review: The Chicks push for protest in new album

By | Aug 4, 2020

The band now known as The Chicks may have dropped “Dixie” from their name, but they have not changed their politics or sacrificed their sound.

Review: Late artist travels the world in drill album

By | Jul 13, 2020

Bashar Jackson, known as Pop Smoke, died five months before the release of his debut album. Fans lamented the artist and career that could have been.

Review: Bridgers is faultless in soul-bearing second album

By | Jun 29, 2020

Phoebe Bridgers is exceptional as ever in “Punisher,” her second album following the fantastic “Stranger in the Alps” from 2017.

Review: Lady Gaga sets personal struggles to dance music

By | Jun 12, 2020

In her new album “Chromatica”, Lady Gaga sings about facing her struggles with mental and physical health and accepting her flaws.