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April 3, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Mac Miller’s weak lyrics stifle new album

By | Sep 22, 2015

Save for some good work from everyone else involved, “GO:OD AM” is nothing special.

Review: Lana Del Rey’s somber songs satisfy on “Honeymoon”

By | Sep 21, 2015

“Honeymoon” has been expertly executed, and Del Rey truly knows how to showcase her dreamy and classic voice along with the gentle background music.

Review: New album signifies fresh start for Leona Lewis

By | Sep 15, 2015

“I Am” is representative of Lewis’ transition from one record label to the next — an empowering journey about fulfilling her potential as an artist, while escaping the clutches of her former label.

Review: Coffeehouse and country tunes come together in Jewel’s latest

By | Sep 15, 2015

“Picking Up the Pieces” is raw and emotional, with a moving level of honesty and simplicity. The blending of coffeehouse and country music is skillfully done and is sure to please old and new fans alike.

Review: Iron Maiden stays true to heavy-metal roots

By | Sep 8, 2015

“The Book of Souls” is quintessential heavy metal: loud, piercing vocals; dueling, lengthy electric guitar solos; and tales of death and the end of the world.

Review: Oh Wonder stuns with debut album

By | Sep 8, 2015

The songs on “Oh Wonder” are hauntingly beautiful, and the musical chemistry between the two is undeniable.

Review: Pop sounds a satisfying listen

By | Sep 2, 2015

Jepsen has created a truly great pop record — one that moves quickly and vivaciously.

Review: Old and new sounds create beautiful blend of music

By | Sep 2, 2015

“Beauty Behind the Madness” is an impressive album, featuring powerful lyrics and diverse but unified sounds.

Review: “Cry Baby” succeeds with theme of lost and twisted childhood

By | Aug 23, 2015

Though the overall tone of the album is unsettling, the music is incredibly original and captivating.

Review: Dr. Dre disappoints with latest release

By | Aug 23, 2015

While the production of “Compton” is superb, the album proves to be largely forgettable.

Review: Listeners ‘Glean’ little from muddled collection of tracks

By | Apr 28, 2015

“Glean” is ultimately more of the same from They Might Be Giants, a welcome yet unremarkable addition to its collection.

Review: New sounds from Passion Pit stray from musical roots

By | Apr 28, 2015

Passion Pit’s third album slides away from its roots and moves on to new, lyric-based songs, abandoning its signature style.