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May 26, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Soulful tracks lack heart

By | Nov 16, 2015

While the album does deliver on the promised soul sound, “Heart Blanche” lacks focus when it comes to songwriting.

Review: Bieber’s album reflects purposely on mistakes

By | Nov 16, 2015

In “Purpose,” it is clear that Bieber is “sorry” for what he has done in the past. He is surely ready to redeem himself.

Review: Little Mix’s latest a jumble of sound

By | Nov 10, 2015

British girl band Little Mix has yet to find their individual style and lack originality.

Review: Peanuts update animation without straying from lore

By | Nov 9, 2015

20th Century Fox presents “The Peanuts Movie,” a light but largely derivative film that adds little to Peanuts’ lore other than an animation update.

Review: Goulding’s feverish pace fades in ‘Delirium’

By | Nov 9, 2015

If every track on Ellie Goulding’s latest release “Delirium” was as atmospheric, groovy or energetic as the album’s first five minutes, it would have been great. But…

Review: Mediocre raps haven’t changed a lot

By | Nov 4, 2015

“I Changed A Lot” sees Khaled employing a plethora of guests to create an album that is solid stylistically but severely lacking lyrical complexity.

Review: Angsty lyrics ‘wipe out’ band’s mellow sounds

By | Nov 4, 2015

“Wiped Out!” has an indistinct, breezy style underpinned by the band’s characteristic angst and deviating from the grittier feel of the rest of its discography.

Review: Music sees maturity with new Vanessa Carlton album

By | Oct 26, 2015

“Liberman” highlights Carlton’s progression as a singer-songwriter: no longer conventional, no longer dismal.

Review: Boyband sees success with feel-good tunes

By | Oct 26, 2015

5 Seconds of Summer has truly experimented more with its sound and vocals on “Sounds Good Feels Good,” and the album does not disappoint.

Review: New a cappella album impresses

By | Oct 20, 2015

Full of soulful sounds, Pentatonix has created a catchy and feel-good album.

Review: New tracks show Demi Lovato’s musical growth

By | Oct 19, 2015

Lovato’s latest work packs a hard punch as she steers away from her sugar-pop persona and delivers a set of raunchy, daring songs.

Review: Songs from “V” make waves

By | Oct 6, 2015

“V” features a perfect balance of passive-aggressive lyrics and flowing guitar solos.