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Olivia Rodrigo performs during the Brit Awards 2021 at the O2 Arena, London, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. (Ian West/PA via AP)

REVIEW: Olivia Rodrigo lets it all out with ‘SOUR’

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 23, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo is not happy. Like, really not happy. On her debut album “SOUR,” released Friday, the rising star invites listeners into the soundtrack of her highly publicized heartbreak, rumored...

Yung Gravy released his second studio album

Yung Gravy keeps rolling with ‘Gasanova’

John Cotter, Staff Writer October 4, 2020

Being a rapper in 2020 should come with some caveats, with each successive chart-topping rapper taking inspiration from each other and creating a lineage of familiar, sometimes recyclable sounds. One of...

REVIEW: ‘The Baby’ capitalizes Samia’s voice

Cole Bursch, Staff Writer September 6, 2020

Samia Finnerty is an indie singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles and spent her teens living in New York City. She has garnered a following from stand-alone singles like, “Ode to Artifice” and...

REVIEW: Phoebe Bridgers explores relationships, growing up on

REVIEW: Phoebe Bridgers explores relationships, growing up on “Punisher”

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer June 22, 2020

In these unprecedented times of international turmoil, “Punisher,” the new album from Phoebe Bridgers, fittingly carries with it an end of the world motif that creates a nearly dystopian collection...

REVIEW: The 1975 experiment with new sounds on “Notes On A Conditional Form”

REVIEW: The 1975 experiment with new sounds on “Notes On A Conditional Form”

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor May 24, 2020

When asked what genre British band The 1975 is in an interview with GQ, frontman Matty Healy simply responded  “yes.”  Not only does the obscure answer fit in general, it perfectly encapsulates...

REVIEW: Fiona Apple kicks music industry expectations out the window with 'Fetch the Bolt Cutters'

REVIEW: Fiona Apple kicks music industry expectations out the window with ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer April 25, 2020

From the epic piano ballad beginning of her latest album, “Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” Fiona Apple reminds listeners why she is a trailblazer never to be forgotten.  Apple dives into the depths of...

REVIEW: Peach Pit's 'You and Your Friends' delivers a dreamy escape from our current reality

REVIEW: Peach Pit’s ‘You and Your Friends’ delivers a dreamy escape from our current reality

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer April 14, 2020

The newest album from the indie rock band Peach Pit, “You and Your Friends,” is a melancholy yet breezy summer night’s drive filled with catchy guitar hooks and clever choruses. Peach Pit returns...

REVIEW: Lil Uzi Vert's latest project reflects all his social media flexing

REVIEW: Lil Uzi Vert’s latest project reflects all his social media flexing

John Cotter, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

It was the summer of 2018 when I was relaxing in my quaint Airbnb near Times Square. It was around 2 a.m.  I was listening to snippets that were set to premiere on Lil Uzi Vert’s newest project, but...

REVIEW: ‘Color Theory’ is dark, riveting

REVIEW: ‘Color Theory’ is dark, riveting

Cole Bursch, Staff Writer March 8, 2020

Soccer Mommy is the alias of musician and singer Sophie Allison as well as the band that tours with her. Allison has been releasing music under the Soccer Mommy moniker since 2016 with “For Young Hearts”...

Harry Styles experiments with new album, with uneven success

Harry Styles experiments with new album, with uneven success

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions and Social Media Editor December 13, 2019

When speaking to Rolling Stone earlier this year, Harry Styles told journalist Rob Sheffield that his upcoming sophomore album was “all about having sex and feeling sad.” Given that description...

This marks the first new release for the band since announcing their hiatus in 2014.

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer May 14, 2018

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...

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

A review of 'When I Think of You in a Castle'
Cailey Gleeson , Contributing Writer April 23, 2018

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...

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