February 27, 2021
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Review: Backstreet’s Back with “DNA”

By | Feb 3, 2019

From the iconic ‘90s boy band that brought audiences timeless songs like “I Want it That Way” and “Everybody,” comes a new album called “DNA.” The Backstreet Boys has resurfaced into the mainstream music scene once again.


Review: Maggie Rogers’ album is full of heart

By | Jan 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.


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: New Marvel blockbuster not quite ‘Strange’ enough

By | Nov 23, 2016

“Doctor Strange” meets expectations but does not exceed them. Marvel can’t be afraid to make bold choices, to be unusual — to be strange.


Review: Kings of Leon ‘WALLS’ succeeds with stunning sound

By | Oct 25, 2016

Most of this album shows off the band’s true potential since they returned to their roots and produced an album of substance and depth.


Review: Passenger’s latest album delivers powerful lyricism

By | Oct 4, 2016

While the album is an enjoyable listen and delivers quality lyrics that Passenger is known for, it lacks musical diversity as a whole.


Cine Con Cultura: Hispanic film festival shines on IC campus

By | Sep 28, 2016

The film festival, part of Latinx Heritage Month, began Sept. 20 and runs until Oct. 15, showing 11 films at local venues.


Review: ‘Blair Witch’ fails with repetitive plotline

By | Sep 26, 2016

There’s no fooling the internet, which is where this sequel belongs. “Blair Witch” would be better served as a YouTube short than as a feature film.


Review: Mac Miller’s ‘The Divine Feminine’ lacks originality

By | Sep 26, 2016

In “The Divine Feminine,” Miller tries to show he has the chops to make more intricate tracks. He proves his talent by executing talented flow.


Review: Taking Back Sunday resurfaces with ‘Tidal Wave’ album

By | Sep 23, 2016

The Long Island rock band was formed in 1999 and has released seven full-length albums and two EPs since, proving to stand the test of time.


Dancing on the deck: Porchfest 2016 rocks with local artists

By | Sep 21, 2016

Beautiful ballads float through the air, while musicians serenade locals from their front porches. This is Porchfest.


Review: Edward Snowden’s leak produces succinct film plot

By | Sep 21, 2016

The movie is indeed a one-sided telling…carried by the spectacular performance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Snowden) but hindered by other performances.