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March 30, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: “Miss Americana” is a self-driven narrative from Taylor Swift

By | Feb 11, 2020

The Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” is an exercise in public image.

Review: Singles for the week of 12/6

By | Dec 11, 2019

“Amnesia”
Grace Carter
Released Dec. 6
Polydor Records
Grace Carter’s compelling vocals are the shining strength of “Amnesia.” Although the lyrics teeter on mundanity, the song is catchy, and the pop-style background music is captivating.

Review: Singles for the week of 11/15

By | Nov 20, 2019

“Watermelon Sugar”
Harry Styles
Released Nov.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/28

By | Apr 28, 2019

ME!
Taylor Swift, Brendon Urie
Released April 26th, 2019
Taylor Swift Productions, Inc.

Review: Singles for the week of 12/1

By | Dec 2, 2017

“Him & I”
G-Eazy and Halsey
Released Dec.

Review: Singles for the week 11/3

By | Nov 4, 2017

After a week hiatus, Life and Culture Editor Jake Leary is back with reviews for the latest singles.

Review: Clarkson’s creativity and confidence shine

By | Nov 1, 2017

“Slow Dance,” is a standout hit. Steady, sweet and romantic, the song is a high school love story worthy of Taylor Swift.

Review: Singles for the week of 10/20

By | Oct 22, 2017

“Gorgeous”
Taylor Swift
Released Oct. 20
Big Machine Records
“Gorgeous” is the third tease of Taylor Swift’s upcoming album, “Reputation.” Unlike the previous two singles, “Gorgeous” sounds like a song worthy of Swift’s talent.

Review: Mayer searches for a new sound in his latest release

By | Mar 7, 2017

It’s the combination of newer sounds with classic John Mayer ones that makes “The Search for Everything” a standout hit.

Review: Taylor Swift falls short on fourth album ‘Red’

By | Oct 24, 2012

Taylor Swift released her fourth studio album, “Red,” with some new influences on the tracks.

‘The Hunger Games Soundtrack’: Artists soften folk-pop style in soundtrack

By | Mar 28, 2012

If the books and the newly released film have not fully rounded out the complexities of the message in “The Hunger Games” franchise for viewers, fans should look no further than the soundtrack. Contributed by various artists, the album features interpretations of the films themes of rebellion, disillusionment, corruption and war.