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July 2, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Spears’ signature sound cannot appeal to modern listeners

By | Aug 30, 2016

Her signature 90s sound — the peppy synth beats, generic bass drops and basic lyrics — feels stale compared to her contemporaries, like Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé. Each song may have topped the charts in Spears’ heyday, but now the tracks feel forced and inauthentic. Her album may have been better received had she made more of an effort to stay current.

Review: ‘War Dogs’ film barks up the wrong tree

By | Aug 30, 2016

Packouz and Diveroli’s relationship is certainly an entertaining one: The combination of Packouz’s snarky personality and Diveroli’s ignorance makes for funny dialogue. However, the protagonists of “War Dogs” aren’t dynamic; there doesn’t seem to be much growth or change for either character. Not to mention, the story itself didn’t do a great job of making the audience feel connected to the characters.

Review: Glass Animals’ alt-indie album shatters expectations

By | Aug 30, 2016

Somehow, Glass Animals created a sound so intricate that regardless of the listener’s environment, the album feels full and complete. This album is ideal for loud parties on Friday nights, but it also includes tunes that can create a calmer atmosphere more appropriate for a rainy evening.

IC student Jharrel Jerome stars in upcoming drama movie

By | Aug 30, 2016

Jerome is featured in the upcoming movie “Moonlight,” a drama that follows an African-American man named Chiron as he passes through three important phases of his life, comes of age and discovers his sexuality. Jerome plays Kevin, a friend of Chiron, as a teenager.

Review: Musician goes back to roots on ‘Golden’ album

By | Aug 22, 2016

Walker’s unexpected instrumental changes work to his advantage: While the songs take a bit of time to adjust to, the different style will slowly grow on the listener.

Review: AJJ’s altered sound disappoints listeners

By | Aug 21, 2016

In “The Bible 2,” harmonized vocals, heavy guitars and percussion give the music a disappointingly generic energy.

En Garde

By | Apr 29, 2015

Adam Crown, M.A. ’91, in all his frustration, is walking a cup of tea to the table.

Primitive

By | Nov 12, 2014

No regrets except dirty pants and a smoky jacket.

Writing professor publishes collection of poems

By | Apr 30, 2014

Jerry Mirskin, associate professor of writing, recently released “Crepuscular Non Driveway,” his third collection of poetry.

Second to none: Senior expresses herself through music

By | Apr 30, 2014

Senior K.C. Weston has been involved in music at the college through IC Voicestream and her indie-rock band, Second Dam, throughout her four years. After graduation, she plans to continue following her dream of being in the music business.

Review: Soulful singer bridges genres

By | Apr 30, 2014

Chet Faker merges jazz and electronics in his new release, “Built on Glass.”

Review: Melancholy punk-rock release thrives with catchy melodies

By | Apr 30, 2014

Melancholy punk group pleases with new release.