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July 11, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Electronic album is magically experimental

By | Apr 26, 2020

Sufjan Stevens’ instrumental album is anything like his usual genre of music — soft indie folk and baroque pop. But it’s not quite unexpected either.

Event to honor two iconic black female writers

By | Feb 12, 2020

Ithaca College students, professors and community members will contribute their writing and performance arts to celebrate two of the most influential black female writers in the literary canon, Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde.

Review: Album hindered by forgettable sound

By | Feb 11, 2020

Louis Tomlinson was never one of the flashiest members of One Direction, even during the band’s peak of success.

Review: Posthumous album is a fitting goodbye

By | Jan 29, 2020

After his arrival to the hip-hop scene in the late 2000s, rapper Mac Miller’s music was characterized by nonstop, exponential growth.

Student documentary wrestles with mental health

By | Dec 4, 2019

On an October night in 2018, a woman in a shiny black leotard stood inside a homemade wrestling ring with blood dripping down her face and streaking her blue face paint as she surveyed her opponent.

Review: Indie album lacks complexity and character

By | Nov 12, 2019

Indie mainstay Cold War Kids’ new album, “New Age Norms 1,” is a record fated, or perhaps condemned, to be fixed in the alternative radio charts.

Review: Pop-punk album is endearingly familiar

By | Oct 30, 2019

After perfecting pop-punk for over 25 years, Jimmy Eat World has found a comfortable groove.

Review: Video games and visuals fail vivid synth-pop album

By | Oct 2, 2019

From Janelle Monae’s “Dirty Computer” to Melanie Martinez’s “K-12,” an increasing number of musical artists have accompanied their album releases with short films — and M83 is no different.

Review: Singer delivers outlandish addition to punk anthology

By | Sep 17, 2019

Iggy Pop is one of the few artists who perfectly represents the spirit of punk.

Review: Fluid and stylish animation carries biopic

By | Sep 11, 2019

The early 20th–century world of surrealism and scandal, backwoods Spanish villages and the bohemian Parisian art world are vividly illustrated in “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles.” Directed by Salvador Simo, the animated biopic’s subject is Luis Buñuel, one of the most famous Spanish directors of the 20th century and a pioneer of surrealism and satire in film.

Review: Book adaptation matches terror of original

By | Aug 28, 2019

PG-13 horror movies can be hit or miss.

Review: Rap album is brief but bursting with emotion

By | Dec 3, 2018

“Some Rap Songs” is ambitious and unexpectedly artistic, presenting a fusion of influences and emotional verses without fanfare.