Senior writer Jake Leary sat down with a collection of Ithacan writers, editors and producers to round out 2017.
“Him & I”
G-Eazy and Halsey
Not only can he pull off rapid-fire flows, which are shown on “Radio Silence,” but his lyrics are a cut above most other rappers.
Whether you hate to love him or love to hate him, this album reinforces Morrissey’s polarizing reputation.
Annita and J Bavlin
Steve Aoki and Lauren Jauregui
Anti-Flag falls short of their target of anthemic hits — their album invokes more awkward shuffling than moshing.
“Reputation” is a bold attempt at a bad idea — no one was asking for a new Taylor Swift.
Reviews editor Jake Leary listens to five of the newest singles out this week — here’s what he thought of them.
It’s nearly impossible for anyone to resist Smith’s sweet serenading, and “The Thrill of it All” makes that all too clear.