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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

June 24, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

ICircus soars in jungle-themed end-of-the-year showcase

By | May 2, 2018

Each act had a theme that related to nature, with most performers adopting an animal persona that connected to their props.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/27

By | Apr 27, 2018

 
“Ball For Me”
Post Malone, Nicki Minaj
Released April 26
Republic Records
Post Malone masterfully constructs a dynamic rhythm out of morphing, gooey synth effects and structured beats.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/20

By | Apr 20, 2018

 
“No Tears Left to Cry”
Ariana Grande
Released April 19
Republic Records
Ariana Grande uses her signature belting vocals as accents, focusing instead on rattling drums and a synth that sounds directly inspired by old-school Madonna.

Theater incubator fosters competition between students

By | Apr 18, 2018

The plays competed for the Golden Egg first place trophy and the Silver Egg second place trophy, which were built by Theater Production and Design majors.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/13

By | Apr 13, 2018

 
“Pynk”
Janelle Monáe, Grimes
Released April 10
Bad Boy Records LLC
A staccato, sugary voice voicing heavily suggestive lyrics is a winning contrast.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/6

By | Apr 7, 2018

“Back Seat Driver (Spirit Guide)”
 
Bear Hands
Released April 5
Spensive Sounds
’80s synth and fuzzy vocals are a surefire combination, but Bear Hands relies too heavily on them to carry the song.

Review: Hayley Kiyoko exceeds expectations

By | Apr 3, 2018

Kiyoko walks the line between carefree dance-pop and passionate ballads, using her vocal ability to keep each genre sounding genuine and mature.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/30

By | Mar 30, 2018

 
“Be Careful”
Cardi B
Released March 30
Atlantic Recording Corporation
Cardi B’s singing in the chorus is weak and suffers from the lack of a pounding bass, but her verses are poppy and sharply delivered.

Review: White’s record stifled by unstructured noise

By | Mar 28, 2018

In his attempt to break past stifling limits, White has also thrown out any semblance of structure.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/23

By | Mar 23, 2018

“Lost in Japan”
Shawn Mendes
Released Mar.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/16

By | Mar 16, 2018

 
“Let It Be”
Hayley Kiyoko
Released Mar.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/2

By | Mar 2, 2018

 
Meghan Trainor
Released Mar. 1
Epic Records
Meghan Trainor’s lack of enunciation makes her contrived lyrics all the more unbearable.