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Ora is reborn on ‘Phoenix’, but she does not quite soar

Ora is reborn on ‘Phoenix’, but she does not quite soar

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

November 27, 2018

It has been six long years since Rita Ora released her debut album Ora. In that time, a contract dispute/legal battle and breakup with producer Calvin Harris left her unable to release hardly any music.   In May 2017, she officially returned with “Your Song”, a breezy track over a finger-snapped beat. It serves as the lead single f...

‘Sweetener’ review: Grande’s fourth album is anything but bland

‘Sweetener’ review: Grande’s fourth album is anything but bland

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

August 21, 2018

“It’s kind of about bringing light to a situation or to someone’s life, or somebody else who brings light to your life or sweetening the situation,” Ariana Grande told Jimmy Fallon in May, after revealing the title of her fourth studio album to be Sweetener.   The title felt appropr...

Review of Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged in New York” album

Review of Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged in New York” album

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

The year 1994 saw two major events regarding the Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana: the release of the band’s first live album, MTV Unplugged in New York and the unfortunate and untimely death of Kurt Cobain, the band’s lead guitarist and singer.   The former was a great success for the g...

Panic! at the Disco releases its fifth album, “Death of a Bachelor”

Panic! at the Disco releases its fifth album, “Death of a Bachelor”

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

Three years have past since the release of alternative band, Panic! at the Disco’s last album, “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!” The band is back with their fifth studio album, “Death of a Bachelor,” it's sound encompassing its classic sound, but with influences by Queen and Frank Sinatra. ...

Quiet Company finds where they belong

March 2, 2015

By Nicolas Henderson Staff Writer @happenstance98   Quiet Company frontman Taylor Muse has come a long way in nine years. After releasing his first album Shine Honesty under the Quiet Company moniker in 2006, Muse got a band together to perform the songs and make future recordings in 200...

Howard goes through evolution in second album

October 29, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer @shruthreddy I first discovered Ben Howard my sophomore year of high school. The melodious tunes of the Burgh Island EP has had me hooked since my first listen. Since, Howard has become one of my most favorite artists. From early morning coffee runs to lat...

Weezer goes “Back to the Shack” with new album

October 9, 2014

By Nicolas Henderson Staff Writer @happenstance98   “Go back to sleep. Everything will be alright in the end.” This is the message listeners instantly receive as they begin listening to Weezer’s new album Everything Will Be Alright In The End, its first in four years. A band t...

Foster the People struts its stuff with ‘Supermodel’

Foster the People struts its stuff with ‘Supermodel’

March 19, 2014

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer When people think of Foster the People, the group is a one hit wonder with a song about a school shooting. The release of "Pumped Up Kicks" dominated the 2010 billboards, followed by its first album "Torches" which seemed to be incredibly underrated for how catchy...

Beyoncé gifts ultimate surprise with her new self-titled album

Beyoncé gifts ultimate surprise with her new self-titled album

December 19, 2013

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer Beyoncé Knowles is an artist who sure knows how to stir up the news, but not in a bad way. Keeping her newest album a complete secret, Knowles created Beyoncé to not only express her vast love for producing great music, but to bring a new twist as to how an album sh...

Night Time, My Time gives Ferreira fans new album filled with electronic vibes

Night Time, My Time gives Ferreira fans new album filled with electronic vibes

November 14, 2013

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer The California born singer/songwriter, Sky Ferreira is here to please with her new album, Night Time, My Time. Each song contains supersonic vibes that make you feel as if you are brave, fearless and young living in the great town of New York City. Ferreira is not y...

McCartney’s new album still contains his timeless sound

McCartney’s new album still contains his timeless sound

October 17, 2013

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer Paul McCartney is at it again. After releasing Kisses On the Bottom not even a year ago, he is back on the top of the charts with his new album, New. The world has been in love with the English musician, singer and songwriter ever since he first debuted with The Beatles in...

One Direction fans take home new album

One Direction fans take home new album

November 16, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer British boy band One Direction, just released their sophomore album titled, “Take Me Home” on Nov 13. Their debut album, “Up All Night” with record breaking single, “What Makes You Beautiful” was only released a year ago, I am a “directioner,” but I’m a fan of all musi...