August 1, 2021
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Review: The Weeknd delivers emotional synth-pop album

By | Apr 4, 2020

Returning from a four-year album hiatus, R&B icon The Weeknd has released his latest project, “After Hours.” From start to finish, The Weeknd uses an array of synthesizers, auto-tune and echo to complement emotional lyrics about different aspects of his complicated life. 


Review: Singles for the Week of 3/29

By | Mar 30, 2019

“Mi Persona Favorita”
Alejandro Sanz & Camila Cabello
Released March 28, 2019
Universal Music Spain
This collaboration between Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz and American pop star Camila Cabello is sweet and tender.


Review: Singles for the week of 9/15

By | Sep 16, 2017

“Misbehaving”
Labrinth
Released Sept. 15
Simco Limited
 
The first 30 seconds of Labrinth’s “Misbehaving” sound like an alien abduction.


Review: Indie group The xx hits the mark with ‘I See You’

By | Jan 20, 2017

Though the individual tracks on “I See You” fall flat, the album as a whole comes together to form a compelling, cohesive indie pop experience.


Review: Relaxing tracks pleasantly groove in ‘Grace/Confusion’

By | Dec 10, 2012

On his new album, “Grace/Confusion,” Dayve Hawk draws from a broad spectrum of instrumentation.