September 17, 2021
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Review: Kanye West continues to break barriers with “Donda”

By | Aug 31, 2021

Rather than reaching for something new, “Donda” finds West looking inward and taking stock of the personal tribulations around him.


Review: Lorde enters new era

By | Aug 31, 2021

Lorde and Antonoff make an incredible team — each song offers something extraordinarily enjoyable, whether that’s basking in the sun or stuck in an existential airport.


Review: Country artist breaks genre stereotypes

By | Apr 29, 2021

Despite the title, “Heart” — Eric Church’s first release from his triple album, “Heart & Soul” — is not an album of stereotypical country love songs.


Review: Hip-hop group releases conceptual album

By | Apr 21, 2021

The album leaves listeners to sit and reflect, forcing them to look back on the dark, emotional situations that the members of Brockhampton have shared with them.


Review: Dynamic trio shows off talents in latest album

By | Apr 6, 2021

AJR has mastered the ability to write heavy and moving lyrics without weighing down the tracks. It offers listeners a sense of community, allowing beauty to be found in a sea of darkness.


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: Bieber transforms former pop style into electro-R&B

By | Feb 25, 2020

What is the sign of true growth?


Review: Album hindered by forgettable sound

By | Feb 11, 2020

Louis Tomlinson was never one of the flashiest members of One Direction, even during the band’s peak of success.


Review: Singles for the week of 1/31

By | Feb 4, 2020

“Better Way”
NEIL FRANCES
Released Jan.


Review: Posthumous album is a fitting goodbye

By | Jan 29, 2020

After his arrival to the hip-hop scene in the late 2000s, rapper Mac Miller’s music was characterized by nonstop, exponential growth.


Review: Singles for the week of 12/6

By | Dec 11, 2019

“Amnesia”
Grace Carter
Released Dec. 6
Polydor Records
Grace Carter’s compelling vocals are the shining strength of “Amnesia.” Although the lyrics teeter on mundanity, the song is catchy, and the pop-style background music is captivating.


Review: Singer delivers outlandish addition to punk anthology

By | Sep 17, 2019

Iggy Pop is one of the few artists who perfectly represents the spirit of punk.