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All posts tagged "album review"
- Migos’ ‘Culture’ is a conduit for bangers
By Aaron Hartley– Trap may be the most divisive genre in mainstream music in the last decade. The subset of hip-hop born from the southern U.S. frequently features silly content like nonsensical lyrics, unconventional rapping styles and...
- Posted February 11, 2017
- Killer Mike and El-P outdo themselves on ‘Run the Jewels 3’
By Aaron Hartley– When Run the Jewels dropped their first record in 2013, it was a full-force uppercut to the chin of hip hop. The collaboration between New York rapper/producer, El-P, and Atlanta rapper Killer Mike was...
- Posted January 14, 2017
- Childish Gambino’s latest album is funky, weird and daring
By Aaron Hartley– I’ve never really been a fan of Childish Gambino, Donald Glover’s musical persona. His first album, “Camp,” was pretty bad and the follow-up, “Because the Internet,” was simply okay. His rapping was often corny...
- Posted December 7, 2016
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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