May 23, 2022
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Review: Taylor Swift creates masterful re-recording of ‘Red’

By | Nov 30, 2021

Taylor Swift re-records another one of her old tapes, ‘Red,’ to create a terrific new version called ‘Red (Taylor’s Version).’


Review: “Blue Banisters” sees Lana Del Rey in peak form

By | Nov 2, 2021

“Blue Banisters” keeps Del Rey’s usual themes of Americana melancholia, but adds a newfound beauty with experimental sound and vocals.


Review: Poppy’s latest record is an intriguing take on metal

By | Oct 6, 2021

On her new record “Flux” Poppy has traded her bleached-blonde bubblegum pop for an intriguing, raven-haired take on heavy metal.


Review: New Halsey album mixes genres to riveting results

By | Sep 7, 2021

Halsey’s new album “If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power” is a beautiful genre-mixer that explores concepts like sexuality and gender.


Review: Lorde enters new era

By | Aug 31, 2021

Lorde and Antonoff make an incredible team — each song offers something extraordinarily enjoyable, whether that’s basking in the sun or stuck in an existential airport.


Review: Taylor Swift returns to her roots in new album

By | Apr 22, 2021

The realization of Taylor Swift being able to reclaim and recreate her music, her way, is nothing less than empowering.


Review: Lana Del Rey delivers tranquil album

By | Apr 4, 2021

Lana Del Rey’s “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” is a mostly tranquil album that explores the darker side of fame through Del Rey’s eyes.


Review: Marvel anti-hero series captures retro aesthetic

By | Mar 16, 2021

“WandaVision” is the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, currently streaming on Disney+.


Review: Group blends genres with excellent results

By | Nov 6, 2020

“RAZZMATAZZ” is I DON’T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME’s genre-mixing debut album. The album contains strong 80s influences.


Review: Singer-songwriter publishes elegant poetry book

By | Oct 14, 2020

Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey’s newest project is a spoken-word album and poetry book with poems about love and life.


Spotlight on films, TV, books and music by Black creators

The backbone of the Life & Culture section at The Ithacan is pop culture — and, by extension, Black culture that has influenced pop culture.


Review: Versatile sound bewitches rock album

By | Sep 17, 2020

All Them Witches’ album “Nothing as the Ideal” delivers haunting multigenre tracks. Although the music is impressive, the lyrics are forgettable.