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August 3, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Vulnerable lyrics empower Diet Cig album

By | May 15, 2020

“Do You Wonder About Me?” is Diet Cig’s latest, harrowing album that uses witty and vulnerable lyrics that catapult it to success.

Review: Singles for the week of 11/29

By | Dec 4, 2019

“Almost”
Sarah Close
Released Nov. 29
The Kodiak Club Ltd
“Almost” owns its too-catchy lyrics and conventional pop backbeat with style.

Review: Indie album lacks complexity and character

By | Nov 12, 2019

Indie mainstay Cold War Kids’ new album, “New Age Norms 1,” is a record fated, or perhaps condemned, to be fixed in the alternative radio charts.

Review: Singer satisfies with new emotional album

By | Nov 6, 2019

Alexander O’Connor, known by his stage name Rex Orange County, released his third indie-pop album, “Pony,” which consists of 10 songs.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/14

By | Apr 14, 2019

“Everybody Here Hates You”
Courtney Barnett
Released April 8, 2019
Marathon Artists
Courtney Barnett’s latest release is a sarcastic, edgy rock ‘n’ roll track that calls out the irrationality of crippling self-doubt.

Review: Singles for the Week of 3/29

By | Mar 30, 2019

“Mi Persona Favorita”
Alejandro Sanz & Camila Cabello
Released March 28, 2019
Universal Music Spain
This collaboration between Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz and American pop star Camila Cabello is sweet and tender.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/15

By The Ithacan | Mar 15, 2019

“Break it Off”
AikJ
Released Mar.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/3

By | Mar 3, 2019

“Sucker”
Jonas Brothers
Released Mar. 1, 2019
Republic Records
Disney’s biggest heartthrob trio is back after six years of hiatus, marriages, children, reality shows, solo albums and other bands.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/22

By The Ithacan | Feb 23, 2019

“Feel Something”
Adam Lambert
Released Feb.

Review: “Rainswept” is a deluge of visceral visuals

By | Feb 20, 2019

A rich landscape of beautiful, rolling hills is quickly followed by the silhouette of a man in his window — then a heart-stopping bang leads to peaceful silence.

Review: “WarGround” is unplayable and underwhelming

By | Feb 18, 2019

WarGround is a free-to-play, turn-based strategy game on Steam — a platform that distributes games and related media, not unlike an online Gamestop — that offers new ideas and art styles to hide a mountain of flaws.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/17

By | Feb 17, 2019

Raise a Man
Alicia Keys
Released Feb.