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Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Don’t panic, but Arctic Monkeys are back. After a five-year hiatus following the release of “AM,” the group graced fans with a new album on May 11 that features a surprising change of pace. The Sheffield-based band — comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Alex Turner, drummer Matt Helders, ...

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If MGMT and Tame Impala had a lovechild it would be Post Animal. This Chicago-based psychedelic rock sextet is comprised of bassist Dalton Allison, guitarist Javi Reyes, guitarist and keyboardist Jake Hirshland, drummer Wesley Toledo and guitarist Matt Williams – with occasional vocal and guitar con...

Jeff Rosenstock carries us into 2018

Jeff Rosenstock carries us into 2018

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Not many people would release a new album early morning on New Years’ Day, with no prior press or announcement. Even fewer people would release that album for free. Out of that small bubble of people, one of them is named Jeff Rosenstock. The Long Island musician and former Bomb The Music Industry! fro...

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

Marty O'Connell

October 9, 2017


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Musician Phoebe Bridgers has surrounded herself with experts of sad songs like Ryan Adams, Julien Baker and Conor Oberst, so it’s no surprise that her new album is a superb collection of songs that will rip your heart out. “Stranger In The Alps,” the debut LP from the 22-year-old singer-songwri...

Review: Deafheaven – ‘New Bermuda’

Review: Deafheaven – ‘New Bermuda’

Kirsten Onsgard

October 9, 2015


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When Deafheaven’s “Sunbather” was released in 2013, it sparked a lot of noise. Read More »...

Review: FKA twigs – “M3LL155X”

Review: FKA twigs – “M3LL155X”

Kevin Quin

August 19, 2015


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Pop music isn’t unfamiliar with alter egos. David Bowie dominated the early ‘70s with his glam-punk personality Ziggy Stardust. Nicki Minaj channels Roman Zolanski, a gay British man that only appears on some of her most iconic rap verses. Read More »...

The DePaulia’s top albums of 2015, so far

The DePaulia’s top albums of 2015, so far

Kirsten Onsgard, Matthew Paras, Kevin Quin, and Jaycee Rockhold

July 24, 2015


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Filled with emo hits and hip hop jams, 2015 has been a phenomenal year for music, so far. These are some of the writers and editors of The DePaulia’s top albums released this year. Read More »...

Review: Tame Impala – ‘Currents’

Review: Tame Impala – ‘Currents’

Kirsten Onsgard

July 14, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Kevin Parker is changing - and he isn’t afraid to tell you. If the track titles on “Currents”  - like “Let it Happen,” “Past Life” and even “Yes, I’m Changing” - aren’t enough of a hint, the previously released singles might have been. Read More »...

Review: Years & Years – ‘Communion’

Review: Years & Years – ‘Communion’

Kevin Quin

July 13, 2015


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Communion is defined as “the sharing or exchanging of intimate thoughts and feelings, especially when the exchange is on a mental or spiritual level.” Read More »...

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ a satisfying triumph

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ a satisfying triumph

Kirsten Onsgard

March 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The last time we heard from Kendrick Lamar, he was spinning a tale of a Compton kid crushed by peer pressure and crime. In its storytelling, conceptual nature and catchiness, “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” is a remarkable album, one showcasing Lamar’s self-awareness as he dissects his past. But years after being publicly recognized for his acc...

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