December 1, 2020
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Review: ‘Positions’ fools around with frisky lyrics

By | Nov 12, 2020

Ariana Grande’s latest album “Positions” is an OK listen but is not up to par with the artist’s usual work.


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 4/19

By | Apr 20, 2019

“Easy”
Tycho, Saint Sinner
Released April 17, 2019
Mom + Pop/ Ninja Tune
Tycho is known for composing glittering, ambient techno soundscapes.


Review: ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack’s synergy stands strong

By | Feb 14, 2018

Featuring sounds ranging from hip-hop to R&B to traditional African music, “Black Panther: The Album” comes off a bold celebration of black culture.


Review: Singles for the week of 2/2

By | Feb 3, 2018

“Pray for Me”
The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar
Released Feb.


Review: Uzi’s ‘Luv is Rage 2’ transcends trap tropes

By | Sep 13, 2017

Uzi’s colorful influences come together to create one of the more entertaining trap albums released this year.


Review: Future’s ‘HNDRXX’ marks a new era in rapper’s career

By | Mar 1, 2017

Future sacrificed the high-energy simplicity that put him on the map for an overabundance of deep contemplation that doesn’t fit his artistic persona.


Review: ‘Starboy’ shines in the Weeknd’s latest release

By | Dec 3, 2016

The Weeknd has created one of the most fun and hypnotizing albums of 2016. His themes of materialism and betrayal immerse listeners into “Starboy”.


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: The Weeknd releases commercial compilation album

By | Nov 28, 2012

The Weeknd released its newest album “Trilogy.”