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February 20, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By | Feb 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J.

Review: “thank u, next” is a story about love, loss and self-discovery

By The Ithacan | Feb 16, 2019

Ariana Grande is what some might call a “problematic fave.” She is a human with flaws and is not exempt from making mistakes.

Review: Said The Whale record flounders

By The Ithacan | Feb 15, 2019

After the success of their previous album, “As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide,” in 2017, and after signing to Canadian indie label Arts & Crafts last year, Vancouver-based indie rockers Said the Whale are back with their sixth LP, “Cascadia.” Though Canadian magazines like “Exclaim!” and “Canadian Beats Media” have claimed this record to be one of the most anticipated albums of 2019, it fails to meet its high expectations, with bland vocals, confusing lyrics and cringey instrumentals.

Junior musician writes, produces and performs

By | Feb 14, 2019

Ithaca College junior Kyra Skye approaches the microphone at The Haunt, greeting her audience with a smile.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/9

By The Ithacan | Feb 9, 2019

Capacity
Charlie Bliss
Released Feb. 7, 2019
Barsuk Records
Charlie Bliss’ new single is sugary and carefree.

Review: Backstreet’s Back with “DNA”

By | Feb 3, 2019

From the iconic ‘90s boy band that brought audiences timeless songs like “I Want it That Way” and “Everybody,” comes a new album called “DNA.” The Backstreet Boys has resurfaced into the mainstream music scene once again.

Review: Singles for the Week of 2/1

By The Ithacan | Feb 2, 2019

“Fine Mess”
Interpol
Released Jan. 30, 2019
Matador Records
New York rockers, Interpol’s surprise single is moody and raucous.

Review: Deerhunter album is rapturous yet subtle

By | Jan 28, 2019

Apocalyptic but wistful, unsettling but eerily calm, Deerhunter’s eighth album “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?” is a subtle but striking work of art.

Review: Alice Merton album “Mint” leaves a bad taste

By | Jan 27, 2019

Alice Merton broke onto the music scene in 2016 when she went straight to the top of the charts with her powerful single “No Roots.” Merton also released two other singles, “Why So Serious” and “Funny Business” in 2018.

Review: Maggie Rogers’ album is full of heart

By | Jan 27, 2019

In 2016, an undergraduate student at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University played a demo for Pharrell Williams, who was teaching a master class at the time.

Review: The 1975 release honest album

By | Dec 11, 2018

Since releasing its first EP six years ago, The 1975 has made itself a household name in indie pop, with major hits like “Chocolate” and “Love Me” dominating music charts in recent years.

Review: Alessia Cara reflects on personal growth in new album

By | Dec 10, 2018

In her latest album, “The Pains of Growing,” Alessia Cara shares her thoughts on the personal burdens that arise with her newfound independence.