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November 12, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Generic album bores listeners

By | Feb 15, 2016

“American Idol” has produced only a handful of legitimate mainstream pop acts, and Lee DeWyze is not one of them.

Review: Struggle inspires heartfelt songs

By | Feb 14, 2016

“My Wild West” documents Lissie’s recent triumphs and tragedies with her music career, and these struggles, although somewhat tiresome, produced some really inspired music.

Review: ‘Khalifa’ impresses long-time fans

By | Feb 9, 2016

After great anticipation, Wiz Khalifa released his newest album, “Khalifa,” Feb. 5, following his single “Bake Sale,” featuring Houston artist Travis Scott, released Jan. 21. Though the rest of “Khalifa” might not have lived up to the buildup that “Bake Sale” established, it is worth the listen.

Review: Foxes’ electronic style exhilarates listeners

By | Feb 8, 2016

Her latest album shows her development as a musician and points to where she is heading from here. Many of the songs are reflections of her trying to find her own path, and it is clear that she has done just that with this latest project.

Review: Pop tracks starved of emotion and meaning

By | Feb 6, 2016

Perhaps Puth’s sound will change once he gets a few more pop hits on his record, but for now, all listeners can do is sit and wait for this cheesy production to end.

Review: Shearwater shows of its shear talent

By | Feb 5, 2016

Shearwater brings a new form of enjoyable indie rock with a mellow but upbeat feel in its newest album, “Jet and Plane Oxbow,” released Jan.

Review: Sia packs meaning into quirky tracks

By | Feb 3, 2016

This album takes the listener on their own journey and gives them the chance to make what they want of the meaning. There is almost nothing about this album that makes complete sense, but this works for Sia.

Review: Rihanna’s retrospective return excites

By | Feb 1, 2016

After much anticipation and following a three-year hiatus, Rihanna has returned to impress with the release of her eighth studio album, “Anti,” on Jan 28. Fans will enjoy listening to this familiar vibe but they will also discover a softer, rawer side of Rihanna that will inject something new and fresh into the mix.

Review: Hoodie Allen is all grown up and better than ever

By | Jan 27, 2016

This latest release marks a turning point in Allen’s career as it shows fans a deeper side of the singer, the realest and rawest Allen listeners have ever seen.

Review: Don’t ‘Panic!’ punk to pop variety pleases

By | Jan 24, 2016

The sound change of the band provided in “Death Of A Bachelor” is a breath of fresh air for the band’s followers, especially since the change breaks up its good, but very typical, punk-rock sound.

Review: Cudi’s style shift scores

By | Dec 9, 2015

“Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven” is not a hip-hop record, and that is a very good thing for artist Kid Cudi. The shift in genre has inspired Cudi to create an intelligent and different record, but it unfortunately struggles with clarity.

Review: Sivan’s electric tracks loaded with emotion

By | Dec 8, 2015

Full of emotion, the Australian singer tells a coming-of-age story with dark, melancholic and sentimental tracks.