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Review: Wake Up, Sunshine

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Abigail Fosburgh

April 3, 2020

A mysterious hotline with an ever-changing message. Burning the relics from their previous era. A panda kidnapping the drummer, only to be released in exchange for one of the songs. These are just a couple of the ways All Time Low promoted their newest album, “Wake Up, Sunshine.” All Time Low...

Review: ‘Hamilton’ Alumni Delivers a Solid Debut Album

Anthony Ramos released

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With the “In the Heights” movie on the horizon, Anthony Ramos, playing the male lead, released his first album. Anthony Ramos is best known for his roles of John Laurens and Phillip Hamilton in the Original Broadway Cast of “Hamilton”. The album, entitled The Good And The Bad, presents itself ...

Twenty One Pilots reawaken with a stunning album release

Ohio duo Twenty One Pilots have returned from their hiatus, releasing a solid album that  shows how much the band has developed over their break.

Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

November 5, 2018

Taking an almost year long hiatus from music, fans anxiously awaited for so much as a tweet from Twenty One Pilots. The band has now returned and put forth an album that exemplifies their talents musically and lyrically. “Trench” may not be similar to their past albums, but for a reawakening of the ba...

Fall Out Boy Revisits Classic Pop Punk Sounds

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Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Despite releasing a major 10 track album earlier this year, Fall Out Boy has returned with their newly released EP, “Lake Effect Kid”. Consisting of 3 new songs, this EP is described by the band as their “love letter to Chicago”, and celebrates their homecoming to play one of their largest sh...

Moana, a spectacular family outing with only a few technical faults

The Disney produced Moana continues to top the box office two weeks after release.

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Moana, released Nov. 23, 2016, follows the titular Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), daughter of the Chieftain of her tribe, as she sets out to find the demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to help her remove a curse placed on her home islands. Moana is an excellent addition to the ongoing Disney legacy. As usual...

Swift embraces new genre, tops the charts

Taylor Swift's '1989' debuted at the top of the Billboard chart its first week.

Sara Saavedra, Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2014

Known for her quirky personality and love songs, Taylor Swift’s 1989 effortlessly transitions her sound from country crooner to pop sensation. Along with the genre switch, Swift’s usual boy-centric theme is thrown out almost completely, centralizing instead on new beginnings and embracing oneself....

‘Britney Jean’ goes ‘Tik Tik Boom’ on the Charts

Spear's single 'Perfume's artwork.

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor

December 20, 2013

Brittany Spears takes a look back on life in her old life but still keeps her original techno sound in the 10 track album 'Brittany Jean', despite the sensitive feelings and thoughtfulness, the album has sunken to 34 in the United Kingdom's Official Charts Company and her most recent single 'Perfume'...

Gaga’s raw vocals, provocative lyrics ‘POP’ in new album

Lady Gaga's Government Hooker Single cover.
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Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor

November 19, 2013

She’s been called weird, out of the box, unorthodox. However you refer to Lady Gaga, she has returned to her place at the top of the avant garde music world. Her new album ARTPOP incorporates unforgettable dance pop with shameless lyrics that could only come from Gaga. Drums and synthetics keep ...

Alternative band wows with latest release

Alternative band wows with latest release

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

April 12, 2013

The Flaming Lips’ front man, Wayne Coyne, explained in a recent interview how progressive playing at South by South West is, seeing as each year everything changes. The same goes for their ability to transform intoxicating lyrics and colored sounds into full-length albums. This American neo-psych...

Twenty-two years later, band still wows

Twenty-two years later, band still wows

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

February 14, 2013

I was in seventh grade when I first heard of the Irish band My Bloody Valentine. It was a warm June night and I sat in my bedroom, going from one Youtube video to another. Then, I saw a link to a song called “Sometimes” off of the group’s 1991 album, Loveless. Immediately the heavy silence ...

Yo La Tengo brings fresh sounds to indie rock

Yo La Tengo brings fresh sounds to indie rock

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

January 29, 2013

Fade is the thirteenth studio album from New Jersey band Yo La Tengo. Since 1984 this group has always stayed true to their particular signature sound. This album offers Yo La Tengo’s at times jaunty, largely low-key side with a mellower side and quiet pep. Each track proves to be layered with h...

“Hats Off” to Chevelle

Sebastian De Castro, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012

The trio Chevelle proved themselves as true rock stars with their sixth album, “Hats Off to the Bull.” After a slight decline in their popularity since 2002’s “Wonder What's Next”, Chevelle returns with heavier guitar riffs, deep and melodic lyrics, steady drum beats and a killer bass. It’s...

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