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Milky Chance Benefits and Suffers From Nostalgia

Milky Chance Benefits and Suffers From Nostalgia

November 20, 2019

When I hear Milky Chance, I can’t help but think about high school. I was a freshman when their first album “Sadnecessary” came out in 2014 and found myself constantly listening to tracks like “Stolen...

Lil Peep’s “Everybody’s Everything” Is Raw

Lil Peep’s “Everybody’s Everything” Is Raw

November 20, 2019

Posthumous albums almost always result in mixed reactions. While some fans are grateful that their favorite artists can live on in music, others feel that these releases are unethical and exploit the artist’s...

FKA Twigs Ascends on “Magdalene”

FKA Twigs Ascends on “Magdalene”

November 13, 2019

In a year of historic comebacks, from Vampire Weekend to Kanye West, FKA Twigs leads the pack with her mystifying second LP, “Magdalene.” FKA Twigs has a tendency to cause a stir whenever she drops...

Iann Dior Firmly Plants Himself In The Music Industry

Iann Dior Firmly Plants Himself In The Music Industry

November 13, 2019

After amassing over four million SoundCloud streams in his first month as an artist, fans were quick to label Iann Dior as an “industry plant.” The 20-year-old Texas rapper started working with the...

Doja Cat Claims Throne as Princess of Rap on “Hot Pink”

Doja Cat Claims Throne as Princess of Rap on “Hot Pink”

November 13, 2019

This has been the year of female rap. Women dominated the rap scene, storming up the hip hop charts and going viral for their dynamic and often humorous lyrics. Lizzo electrified the charts with hits like...

Digital Dazzler Petticoat Talks Future of Pop, ’80s New Wave and More

Digital Dazzler Petticoat Talks Future of Pop, ’80s New Wave and More

November 6, 2019

A few months ago, I stumbled upon the solo project of San Francisco native David Halsey, aka Petticoat, on SoundCloud when he posted a link to his single “Ferrofluid” on the PC Music subreddit. I...

Ramped Up With Chris Parkin

Ramped Up With Chris Parkin

November 6, 2019

For this month’s “Ramped Up,” we featured Chris Parkin, FCLC ’20. Parkin, a sophomore transfer to Fordham from Oberlin College, is an aspiring musician from Cape Cod, Mass. He was one of the...

Harry Styles “Lights Up” Discussions of Identity and Sexuality

Harry Styles “Lights Up” Discussions of Identity and Sexuality

October 30, 2019

The album should live up to the hype if like “Lights Up” the album ambiguously falls under multiple genres and reveal to us subtly, and answers what we all want to know - what is going through Harry Styles’ mind.

Rex Orange County’s Lilting Layers Wash Over “Pony”

Rex Orange County’s Lilting Layers Wash Over “Pony”

October 30, 2019

This LP, therefore, raises a very important question: can Rex Orange County carry a full project withstanding the burning eyes of mainstream attention?

Rewind the 2010s: Best Singles of the Decade

Rewind the 2010s: Best Singles of the Decade

October 30, 2019

Since its release in early 2017, the dancehall-pop hit “Shape of You” has become Spotify’s most streamed song and Youtube’s second most-watched video of all time.

Frank Ocean Transforms on Boundary-Breaking “DHL” and “Cayendo (Sango Remix)”

Frank Ocean Transforms on Boundary-Breaking “DHL” and “Cayendo (Sango Remix)”

October 21, 2019

Late Saturday night, Frank Ocean delivered his first solo music since early 2017.

Rewind the 2010s: Best Albums of the Decade

Rewind the 2010s: Best Albums of the Decade

October 16, 2019

The best albums of the 2010s.

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