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Summer Music: Best songs of the summer

John Bricker and Christian Trujano | August 27, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON – "1998 TRUMAN" The Los Angeles based rap group’s single from their upcoming album, “The Best Years Of Our Lives,” is an abrasive, off-the-wall testament to the collective’s...

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Summer Music: Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse” is a nostalgic triumph

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | August 14, 2018

Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse,” released on May 4, is a nostalgic, beautiful jazz album with dynamic original compositions and reimagined classics in spades. On his third studio album, Alexander,...

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Summer Music: Chance the Rapper’s new tracks pack a nostalgic punch

Christian Trujano, Editor in Cheif | August 9, 2018

Chance the Rapper unexpectedly released four new sample heavy summer bangers on July 18, reminding the world of his talent for portraying impactful messages over odd beats. Chicago based rapper, singer...

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Summer Music: Denzel Curry releases inconsistent opus

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | August 4, 2018

Denzel Curry’s dark rap epic “TA13OO,” released on July 27, falls short of its own conceptual ambition while still offering plenty of intense, diverse material. The Miami rapper broke out in 2015...

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Summer Music: 88rising disappoints with group album

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | July 28, 2018

88rising’s debut album, “Head In The Clouds,” released on July 20, is an inconsistent display of the group’s talent with equal helpings of great moments and generic tracks. 88rising, a record...

Summer Music: Rock legends reunite with fiery ‘Beatles’ cover

Christian Trujano, Editor in Chief | July 26, 2018

The Beatles’ classic hit, “Helter Skelter,” got a musical makeover by shock-rock legends Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, both embracing their trademark sounds. In the midst of Zombie’s tour with...

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Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | July 22, 2018

New Jersey rock band Save Face released their full length debut, “Merci,” on July 13, delivering a solid throwback to the emo alternative-rock and pop-punk of the 2000s. The band’s performances...

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Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Christian Trujano, Editor-In-Chief | July 18, 2018

Kamasi Washington debuted his second full length album on June 22, “Heaven and Earth,” a two disk spiritual jazz epic that drowns its potential in a huge tracklist. Los Angeles native Kamasi Washington...

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Summer Music: Despite controversy, BROCKHAMPTON drops fire track

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | July 15, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON’s latest single, “1999 WILDFIRE,” released on July 7, proves that they can continue creating beautiful music despite recent controversy. Dubbing themselves “The World’s Greatest...

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Summer music: Death Grips revives industrial music

Christian Trujano, Editor in Chief | July 8, 2018

Experimental hip hop trio Death Grips released their sixth album “Year of the Snitch” on June 22, solidifying themselves in the industrial scene and leaving them once again at the point of sabotaging...

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