December 4, 2020
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Review: Rock band struggles into pop genre

By | Sep 29, 2020

“Counting Down” lives up to the high expectations in quality that American Authors’ set with its earlier albums.


Review: Lady Gaga sets personal struggles to dance music

By | Jun 12, 2020

In her new album “Chromatica”, Lady Gaga sings about facing her struggles with mental and physical health and accepting her flaws.


Review: Ballerini subverts country music norms

By | Apr 26, 2020

“kelsea” features empowering pop songs and old-school country with a feature from pop artistHalsey.


Review: Album glows with singer’s empowering confidence

By | Jan 21, 2020

Selena Gomez’s newest album, “Rare,” is a refreshing and honest collection of 13 songs that showcases both her heartache and her triumphant return to music after prioritizing her mental health. 


Commentary: Modern Rock influences music across genres

By | Oct 23, 2019

Next time you hit shuffle on your favorite playlist, try listening outside the confines of your typical music genres. Do you hear the modern rock?


Review: Bizarre pop star goes far in ‘Poppy.Computer’

By | Oct 9, 2017

Poppy is more than that girl who makes weird shorts on YouTube — she captivates audiences with her music, just like with her peculiar videos.


Review: Lady Gaga shows her sentimental side with ‘Joanne’

By | Oct 31, 2016

Lady Gaga combines traditional country, folk, classic-rock and pop genres to inspire her fifth studio album’s mature sound.


Shak + Riri (No Homo)

By | Feb 6, 2014

At some point in the very recent past, a group of men gathered in the glossy cartoon factory where pop music is made, its smokestacks churning cotton candy, and discussed just how to promote their latest carefully-calibrated hit: the Rihanna/Shakira collabo “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” About five minutes into the meeting, someone grunted “lesbians,” everyone snickered and high-fived for about five minutes, and a YouTube sensation was born.