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April 25, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Singles for the week of 3/24

By | Mar 24, 2019

“Patience”
Tame Impala
Released March 22, 2019
An Island Records Australia
Silvery and psychedelic, Tame Impala’s new single “Patience” is as colorful as the band’s earlier work.

Review: Rap duo disturbs with “Fearless Fred Fury”

By | Feb 28, 2019

The written thoughts of a psychopath over bizarre keyboard melodies may not be the average person’s idea of music, but the Insane Clown Posse is far from average, as it unquestionably demonstrates in its newest album, “Fearless Fred Fury.”
The eccentric rap duo, often referred to as “ICP,” does not disappoint in making its newest album completely freakish and downright horrifying.

Review: Singles for the Week of 2/1

By The Ithacan | Feb 2, 2019

“Fine Mess”
Interpol
Released Jan. 30, 2019
Matador Records
New York rockers, Interpol’s surprise single is moody and raucous.

Review: ‘Stokeley’ album is charmingly off-kilter

By | Dec 5, 2018

The truth is, and always has been, that the coarse, chaotic rhymes of this Florida-born rapper are an acquired taste.

Review: Lil Yatchy’s new release still has much to prove

By | Nov 12, 2018

It’s not often that a rapper with such versatility fails to demonstrate it so frequently, in favor of empty, meaningless noise.

Review: ‘Invasion of Privacy’ pops with fierce, funny flow

By | Apr 16, 2018

“Invasion of Privacy” is funny, fierce, loud-mouthed and in-your-face.

Review: Rap trio Migos releases a repetitive trap record

By | Jan 31, 2018

“Culture II” is a one hour and 45 minute long behemoth that drags on endlessly. The album overindulges on uninspired lyrics and identical songs.

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.

Spin Cycle: Student DJs heat up campus dance floors and parties

By | Feb 19, 2014

Student DJs flock to Ithaca parties and events to perform their original mixes and mashups.