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

Sufjan Stevens' new album

Amanda Nguyen, Reporter

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,

Diana Piper, Reporter

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

Mathew Bejarano, Reporter

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.