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Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

September 19, 2018

By Kieran Press-Reynolds Yves Tumor has been primed for a big release for a while, and Safe in the Hands of Love delivers. It’s an explosion of energy, curls of color transmitted through intoxicating percussion loops, heartrending soul ballads and blaring noise, all ...

Welcome to Astroworld: Travis Scott’s Psychedelic Rap Playground

September 19, 2018

By Kieran-Press Reynolds Travis Scott is known by his followers as a hip-hop maverick and certainly the man to watch in 2018. Since his first studio albums Rodeo and Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, he...

Kamikaze Skids on Landing

September 12, 2018

By Pantho Sayed Kamikazes are ingrained in the American psyche. Japanese pilots flew explosive-laden jets into American battleships, killing themselves and thousands of sailors while traumatizing the...

Rapper T-Pain Takes on Spring Weekend

Rapper T-Pain Takes on Spring Weekend

May 2, 2018

By Isha Khawaja and Ryan Di Corpo "For safety reasons, everyone needs to take three steps back," announced CAB president Maxson Thomas, FCRH '19, to the huddled masses gathered on Martyrs' Lawn on...

Don’t Make Me Grow Up: Songs for New Post-Grads

Don’t Make Me Grow Up: Songs for New Post-Grads

May 2, 2018

By Meredith Nardino The realization that there are only three weeks left of one’s college career is a harsh one, as I’m sure every senior knows. Part of me is so ready to pack up my things and...

Vansire Sets High Bar for Dream Pop Soundtrack of the Summer

Vansire Sets High Bar for Dream Pop Soundtrack of the Summer

April 25, 2018

By Olivia Nangle With their soft vocals and sweet synths, Vansire’s sound is something out of a dreamy time loop. The lo-fi dream pop band captures the enchantment and intimate beauty of the Midwest t...

Invasion of Privacy Fuses the Old with the New

Invasion of Privacy Fuses the Old with the New

April 18, 2018

By Christian Hall Belcalis Almanzar, “Bardi,” the Bronx’s “Binderella,” the “Gangster in a Dress” or, as most people know her, Cardi B, dropped her 2018 debut album Invasion of Privacy two weeks...

Future New Music Fridays

Future New Music Fridays

April 18, 2018

By Meredith Nardino New Music Fridays have become a cultural staple, even for those of us who don’t necessarily identify as major music buffs. There’s something so exciting about scrolling throug...

Astral Weeks and Live Melodies

Astral Weeks and Live Melodies

April 11, 2018

By Adam Payne-Reichert There’s something uniquely enjoyable about seeing live music. People might argue as to where this special quality originates, be it from superior sound quality or highly stimul...

Spring Break Anthems

Spring Break Anthems

March 21, 2018

By Meredith Nardino  I’m not sure how it happened, but we’re coming up on the final stretch of the spring semester. Spring break starts tomorrow, and once we (somewhat begrudgingly) return, the re...

The Pain and Sonic Intricacies of Unknown Pleasures

The Pain and Sonic Intricacies of Unknown Pleasures

March 14, 2018

By Adam Payne-Reichert As an admitted music snob and an alleged hipster, there are certain things I avoid doing to ensure that I don’t advertise those tendencies too flamboyantly. There is no deny...

Death Grip Experiments

Death Grip Experiments

February 14, 2018

By Adam Payne-Reichert Even as a college student, there’s still something attractive about listening to music that you know your parents would hate. It gives you a sense of independence, sugge...

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