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Ashton Irwin blossoms in debut album “Superbloom”

Ashton Irwin's heartfelt album
November 13, 2020

26-year-old Australian musician Ashton Irwin released his debut album “Superbloom” on Oct. 23, a passionate and unorthodox 10-track record about Irwin’s struggles with overcoming his demons and finding...

COVID-19 pandemic spurs creative alternatives to live music

Fans attended experimental
October 2, 2020

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise, music-lovers around the world fear that they will no longer be able to attend live music events. The music industry has suffered as touring revenue has almost...

Explicit and sexual songs leave lasting impacts on the youth of today

Exposure to explicit music to a younger audience causes changes over the years.
September 28, 2020

1980 “Oh, I wanna dance with somebody, I wanna feel the heat with somebody”  ( “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”, Whitney Houston, 1980) 2010 "When I see your face There's not a thing...

Katy Perry’s “Smile” left us frowning

Katy Perry leaves listeners frowning in her disappointing new album,
September 27, 2020

After three years filled with personal changes, Katy Perry released her new album “Smile” on Aug. 28. Though some songs are catchy, the release falls flat with overproduced compositions and meaningless...

The Neighbourhood introduces a new era and album with EP “Pretty Boy”

The Neighborhood eludes to a new era with their recent EP, a prelude to their album coming out later this month
September 13, 2020

The Neighbourhood pre-releases four new songs from their much-anticipated album, “Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones” that is set to release on Sept. 25, 2020 on their new EP “Pretty Boy,” which released...

After a 14-year hiatus, The Chicks release emotional and lyrical wonder: “Gaslighter”

The Chicks release their newest album, painting a picture of many emotions.
August 17, 2020

On Jul. 17, 2020 The Chicks released their new record “Gaslighter”. Though some tracks feel lackluster, the album highlights emotional subject matter based on personal events and displays incredible...

Freddie Gibbs provides the perfect balance between traditional yet synth inspired rap on new album “Alfredo”

August 17, 2020

On May 29, 2020, American Rapper Freddie Gibbs released his second collaborative album with American Musician The Alchemist. Titled “Alfredo”, the album successfully steps back into traditional rap...

“My Future” Brings Out a More Hopeful Side of Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish's newest single reflects her own struggles, but inspires listeners with her strength
August 17, 2020

2020 started off relatively well for Billie Eilish; she took home four Grammys and booked her first sold-out arena tour. However, due to the pandemic, Eilish’s tour was cancelled and fans were devastated....

Logic revives his magic in his final album and bids adieu to his fans

Logic ends his rapping career with nostalgic tones throwing back to his debut into the music industry
August 17, 2020

It has become common for many rappers to retire as they reach their late 20s and/or early 30s. Hip Hop star Logic announced his retirement with the release of his final studio album, No Pressure on Jul....

Pink Sweat$ serenades listeners on “The Prelude”

David Bowen continues to express his unique style in
August 17, 2020

David Bowden, known professionally as Pink Sweat$, serenades his listeners on his third EP “The Prelude,” which was released July 17. Containing six songs that range in tempo and feel, “The Prelude”...

The ‘folklore era’ shows a reimagined Swift

With the release of
August 17, 2020

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift made headlines on Jul. 23, announcing on her social media platforms the release of her 8th studio album “Folklore” at midnight. "Folklore" is a masterpiece made from...

Harmony in the face of discord: the best music of 2016

Harmony in the face of discord: the best music of 2016
Album of the year: In 2016, Jessy Lanza yelled (and sang) "Oh No" with the rest of us
January 30, 2017

In a banner year for music — with career-best albums from legends like Beyonce, David Bowie and Radiohead — Jessy Lanza quietly released album of the year “Oh No,” a gospel for the dancefloor as...

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