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Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music

Best pop album of 2020:“Ungodly Hour” shakes foundations of pop music
November 29, 2020

“Ungodly Hour,” the second studio album by artists Chloe x Halle, has raised the bar for pop music, and is undoubtedly the best pop album of 2020. Running around 38 minutes, the 13 song album may switch...

Sufjan Stevens brings cohesive sounds but lacks variety in “The Ascension”

Sufjan Stevens' new album
October 9, 2020
American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens released his eighth studio album, “The Ascension,” which instrumentally delivers meditative soundscapes at the cost of listener experience. 

A Misplaced Genius: The Drab Disappointment of “A Day in a Yellow Beat

Yellow Days' new album,
October 8, 2020
The music lifts and drags in “A Day in a Yellow Beat,” a new 23-song album by Yellow Days. In one hour and 20 minutes, Yellow Days showcases his compositional talent, unfortunately dashed by his throaty vocals. 

Gus Dapperton’s “Orca” shows improvement, lacks uniqueness

Gus Dapperton’s
October 8, 2020
Gus Dapperton’s latest 10 track album, “Orca,” is a step forward for the 23-year-old indie pop artist, but overall doesn’t contain qualities that sets itself apart from his music contemporaries. 

Bad Bunny ‘hops out’ with surprise album, ‘La Que No Iban a Salir’ to brighten our shelter-in-place

Bad Bunny 'hops out' with surprise album, 'La Que No Iban a Salir' to brighten our shelter-in-place
May 20, 2020

Bad Bunny “hops out” with surprise album, “La Que No Iban a Salir” to brighten our shelter-in-place On May 10, Bad Bunny released a surprise album titled “Las Que No Iban a Salir,” which...

Mac Miller’s “Circles” brings feeling of resolution to his life, career

January 23, 2020

With the blessing of his family, Mac Miller’s album “Circles” released posthumously on Jan. 17. The beauty of Miller’s “Circles” lies in the lyricism. In the song, “Once A Day,” Miller...

BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ brings new style

BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ brings new style
May 29, 2019

BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” integrates new bubbly styles of Korean pop music that can satisfy newcomers and fans. The album kicks off with BTS rapper Kim Nam-joon’s performance on “Persona,”...

New Hop Along album displays expert and unique performances

May 4, 2018

Indie rock band Hop Along’s latest album “Bark Your Head Off, Dog,” is easily one of the best records of 2018 so far, an addictive display of expert songwriting and vocal performances. The Philadelphia...

Back to his old days, The Weeknd’s EP hits with longtime fans

May 3, 2018

“My Dear Melancholy,” is a return to the explicit R&B that made The Weeknd famous and his third Billboard No. 1 album in a row. The thematic conflict exposes his disconnection from the emotions...

MGMT evolve its sound in ‘Little Dark Age’ album

March 9, 2018

MGMT’s fourth album, “Little Dark Age,” released on Feb. 9, is a captivating display of varied synth pop production, with lyrics that speak to the millennial generation. Ben Goldwasser and Andrew...

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