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Review: Singles for the week of 4/19

Review: Singles for the week of 4/19

By Olivia Riggio, Life & Culture Editor April 20, 2019

“Easy” Tycho, Saint Sinner Released April 17, 2019 Mom + Pop/ Ninja Tune Tycho is known for composing glittering, ambient techno soundscapes. This collaboration with producer and vocalist...

Khalid introduces a pleasant album with Free Spirit. The record is perfect for summer and appropriate for all ages. The tracks invoke comforting feelings of nostalgia and range from joyful melodies to somber tunes.

Review: Khalid’s summery record flows with sunny spirit

By Noa Covell, Staff Writer April 16, 2019

Khalid’s new album, “Free Spirit,” is the record of the summer, made for wind-whipped midnight car rides, relaxing in bed on an easy Sunday afternoon with a cup of coffee or for a gloomy, rainy day...

Head Above Water is a powerful comeback for Avril Lavigne. This is the first studio album since Lavigne was diagnosed with Lyme disease five years ago.

Review: Avril Lavigne comes back with empowering record

By Ashley Stalnecker February 25, 2019

Avril Lavigne’s voice finally broke through the silence she has left her fans in for years with her new album, “Head Above Water,” released Feb. 15. Almost five years after being diagnosed with Lyme...

Junior Kyra Skye wrote and produced her own EP in 2017. She plays at venues in the Ithaca area and tours as the  bassist of the band Izzy True from Trumansburg, New York. Her music stems from rock, psychedelic and R&B genres.

Junior musician writes, produces and performs

By Ashley Stalnecker February 14, 2019

Ithaca College junior Kyra Skye approaches the microphone at The Haunt, greeting her audience with a smile. She laughs and asks the crowd if they can handle things getting “a little weird.” As she...

Jessica Pratt bears it all with her heartfelt album Quiet Signs. The album is combination of many genres and comes together as a truly unique listening experience.

Review: “Quiet Signs” is an intimate look into singer’s universe

By Sean Murphy February 11, 2019

It’s easy to listen to Jessica Pratt and forget the world around you. The folk singer-songwriter released her much-anticipated album, “Quiet Signs,” on Feb. 8. “Quiet Signs” comes after Pratt’s...

Review: Singles for the Week of 2/1

February 2, 2019

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

Alice Mertons debut album, Mint is lackluster and brings nothing new to Mertons sound.

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

By Avery Alexander January 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...

Heard It In A Past Life is an emotional release from Maggie Rogers. She sings delicately about her time and struggles in the limelight.

Review: Maggie Rogers’ album is full of heart

By Hannah Fitzpatrick January 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. Williams’ reaction...

Senior K.C. Weston reflects on her past performances with IC Voicestream, Second Dam and her individual growth.

Second to none: Senior expresses herself through music

By Jackie Eisenberg, Staff Writer April 30, 2014
Senior K.C. Weston has been involved in music at the college through IC Voicestream and her indie-rock band, Second Dam, throughout her four years. After graduation, she plans to continue following her dream of being in the music business.
Seniors Mark Slotoroff, Jake Alvarez, Wade McManus and Will Shuttleworth rehearse in their house on East State Street. The band released its first album on Feb. 18.

On the road: Student band released debut album

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer March 5, 2014
The Danbees, a band composed of four seniors, recently released their debut album "I'm in Control" on Feb. 18.
Sophomore Emily Behrmann-Fowler, who is pursuing a dual degree in vocal performance and theater arts management, plays piano and sings Jan. 29 in the Whalen Center for Music.

A tale of two majors: Sophomore works toward dual degrees while staying involved in music school

By Vicky Wolak, Chief Copy Editor January 29, 2014
Sophomore Emily Behrmann-Fowler is the first to pursue both a both a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance and a Bachelor of Science degree in theater arts management, which she will finish in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
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