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Day6 explores human relationships in prismatic new album “The Book of Us: Entropy”

Korean pop-rock group Day6's third full album, “The Book Of Us: Entropy”, released on Oct. 22. The Sidekick staff writer Akhila Gunturu provides her thoughts on the album's compilation and songs.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

In the recent past, K-pop has become a blossoming genre in the western world, with many Korean idol groups breaking through on the Billboard charts and gaining international recognition. Five-piece Korean rock band Day6 is yet another band building a name in the west, with its latest album peaking a...

“An Ode” gives Seventeen new reputation in latest album

Seventeen’s third studio album, An Ode, released Sept. 16. The Sidekick executive editorial page editor Claire Clements gives a glimpse into her opinion on the album.

Claire Clements, Executive Editorial Page Editor

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 16, K-Pop group Seventeen released its  third full album, An Ode. The album, preceded by weeks of anticipation following the release of its digital single, “Hit” on Aug. 5, broke numerous records, rising to No. 1 on iTunes K-Pop Album charts in 24 regions less than a day following the ...

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

Rita released her sophomore album, Phoenix, on Friday. Entertainment editor Anthony Cesario enjoyed the songs released prior to the album, but felt disappointed in the album as a whole.

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

Ariana Grande released her fourth studio album, Sweetener, on Friday. Sweetener is Grande’s first major music release since the terrorist bombing that took place at the Manchester show of her Dangerous Woman tour on May 22, 2017.

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”

Photo courtesy Fueled By Ramen.

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’

Graphic by Rachel Buigas-Lopez

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...