September 22, 2021
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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.


Review: Third installment continues series’ charming humor

By | Sep 11, 2020

The third installment in the Bill & Ted saga, “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” is full of feel-good comedy and callbacks to the original movie.


Review: Lady Gaga sets personal struggles to dance music

By | Jun 12, 2020

In her new album “Chromatica”, Lady Gaga sings about facing her struggles with mental and physical health and accepting her flaws.


Review: Kesha returns with playful pop album

By | Feb 12, 2020

Three years after the heartbreaking but liberating album “Rainbow,” Kesha returns to her free–spirited, party girl image in her fourth album, “High Road.” Kesha invites listeners to join her celebration of carefree attitude and love, but she is not afraid to reveal her sensitive side too.