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December 16, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Bruno Mars grooves his way to artistic gold

By | Dec 1, 2016

Mars takes on a new rhythm and blues persona — and he does not disappoint.

Review: Tove Lo’s latest release a tasteless flop

By | Nov 27, 2016

After the massive success of her hit singles “Talking Body” and “Stay High,” techno artist Tove Lo has felt the pressure to make another radio hit.

Review: Film pleases mothers and fathers alike

By | May 4, 2016

The film addresses deeply emotional familial issues like divorce, the loss of a parent or partner, insecurity about marriage, a daughter’s trying to reunite with her biological mother, and sisters’ trying to making amends with their parents. Each moment is brought to life on screen by the cast in a way that is honest, relatable and believable.

Review: Metal album smashes

By | May 3, 2016

The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser” is exactly what its title alludes to: It’s a messy celebration of self-destruction.

Review: Trance-like sounds illuminate album

By | May 3, 2016

“The Ship” is an engrossing and challenging release from Eno, who has rendered, in just over 47 minutes, what sounds like an audio dream sequence. Richly nuanced, “The Ship” is as quiet as it is grand and cinematic and as fulfilling as it is odd.

Review: Ferg’s tracks ‘prosper’

By | Apr 26, 2016

With the release of his sophomore attempt, “Always Strive and Prosper,” the self-proclaimed lord of trap music, A$AP Ferg, shows off a more lighthearted and honest side to his music.

Review: Inconsistent style and dull tracks sink album

By | Apr 25, 2016

We Are Scientists’ latest, “Helter Seltzer,” struggles with genre, lacks standouts, and is, unfortunately, a forgettable album.

Review: The Ready Set goes for gold

By | Apr 18, 2016

Released just in time for the remainder of spring and summer, The Ready Set’s fourth album will impress listeners.

Review: Electric-rock tracks fly on Goose’s new album

By | Apr 17, 2016

The Belgian band’s fourth album, “What You Need,” boasts a varied and exciting electronic sound that is only pulled down by ill–thought-out vocals.

Review: Graham’s funky genre surprises

By | Apr 12, 2016

As a whole, the album has several ups and downs, but the wild genre shifts actually work in the group’s favor. The full album may not be as popular as “7 Years” has become, but it does have other tracks worthy of attention.

Review: Retrospective lyrics mark change in style

By | Apr 11, 2016

Even if every listener hasn’t experienced the trifecta of feelings The Lumineers portray in this album, the band paints such a vivid picture through the imagery in its lyrics that anyone can relate.

Review: Summer-inspired tracks spell success for Weezer

By | Apr 5, 2016

Weezer has definitely made some changes to its sound but surely did not disappoint. Although summer is not yet here, listeners may be fooled as they kick back and give the album a listen.