All posts tagged "album review"

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    Pentatonix harmonizes in latest holiday album

    By Madison Thompson– Acapella group Pentatonix released their Christmas album titled “A Pentatonix Christmas” on Oct. 21. Blending popular holiday tunes and modern songs, the album’s tunes span genres and styles. There are 30’s and 40’s boogie,...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
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    The Weeknd’s “Starboy” faintly shines

    By Aaron Hartley– The Weeknd has been around for a few years now. After a series of well-received mixtapes, he dropped his first album “Kiss Land” back in 2013. But with last year’s “Beauty Behind the Madness,”...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
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    A Tribe Called Quest bids farewell on poignant high note

    By Aaron Hartley– 2016 has been a relentless year. We’ve lost many in its wake. One of those lost was Phife Dawg, a main component of seminal ‘90s hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest. The group hadn’t...

    • Posted November 19, 2016
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    Lady Gaga takes chances in new album

    By Aaron Hartley– Lady Gaga doesn’t need an introduction at this point. She is one of the most successful pop stars of all time, with a slew of hits under her belt. After her last pop record...

    • Posted October 28, 2016
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    Bon Iver weaves sonic wonder on “22, A Million”

    By Aaron Hartley– Justin Vernon, the creator and front man of the indie folk juggernaut Bon Iver, never intended to be famous. He captured attention with the self-released love anthem “For Emma, Forever Ago” in 2007. In...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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    Green Day lives again on new record

    By Aaron Hartley– The iconic pop punk trio has been in a bit of a musical rut for the past few years. Green Day’s 2004 smash hit comeback “American Idiot” left fans and critic as to what...

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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    Frank Ocean’s “Blonde” album is powerful masterpiece

    By Roya Fathalizadeh– Over four years after the release of the iconic album “Channel Orange,” Christopher Edwin Breaux, now legally known as Frank Ocean, released yet another beautiful masterpiece titled “Blonde.” Making his first debut in 2011 with...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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    Review: The Black Angels’ “Indigo Meadow”

    By Lara Kinne– The Black Angels share the same picnic table as The Velvet Underground, despite their Austin, Texas roots. Both bands have five members – if someone invites Nico – they all wear black sunglasses and...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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    Review: Casey Veggies is no daily dose

    By Aaron Williams– Building off the success of last spring’s “Customized Greatly Vol. 3,” West Coast emcee Casey Veggies returned to the forefront of the hip-hop scene by dropping his latest project, “Life Changes,” last week. The...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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    Soundtracks to the season: ‘Silver and Gold’ lacks luster

    By Aimee Jewell– Released on Nov. 13, 2012, Sufjan Stevens’ newest Christmas album, “Silver and Gold,” is a slight disappointment. Typically, I am a fan of his unusual melodies and soothing voice, but this album sounds like...

    • Posted December 4, 2012
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