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Frank Ocean single disappointing

Siddarth Srivastava, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Frank Ocean is one of the greatest hidden gems I’ve ever discovered, though his newly released single “DHL” is not representative of his artistry. Ocean’s style is exactly what I look for when I listen to music and he has made some of my all time favorite songs. His most recent album, “Blonde,”...

“Lights Up”: an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences.

“Lights Up”: an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences.

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

“Lights Up,” Harry Styles’ first single since his self titled album “Harry Styles,” is an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences. According to fans on Twitter, this song has been said to have references to Styles’s sexuality, drug-use, and his departure from ex-band One D...

Travis Scott’s single ‘Highest in the Room’ bores

Travis Scott’s single ‘Highest in the Room’ bores

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Travis Scott, fresh off his critically acclaimed 2018 album“Astroworld,” returns with a new single titled “Highest In The Room.” The song begins with a spooky whistle tone canvas that Scott’s voice promptly paints over, giving the listener a true Travis Scott experience. “HITR” seems to...

Find stress relief during finals through music

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Instrumental music in the background helps you study better and increases productivity, especially with finals around the corner. Studying in silence is too eerie but at the same time catchy lyrics are too distracting, and the last thing you want is crucial studying hours lost. This is why jazz and cl...

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

Canadian artist Avril Lavigne released "Head Above Water," her sixth studio album that was delayed due to being diagnosed with Lyme disease. Unfortunately, this album is repetitive and is a weak return into the music industry. The titular song "Head Above Water," has some profound and meaningful lyrics...

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

“No Candle No Light” by ZAYN ft Nicki Minaj is just another burned out track

Damon Ong, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

The highly anticipated duet, "No Candle No Light," by ZAYN featuring Nicki Minaj dropped on Nov. 16, explored an electronic sound not typically associated with either artist. The best compliment for the track is how catchy the beat is, but everything else seemingly falls in the generic region, with l...

Michale Bublé returns with new album ‘Love’

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018

After a two year hiatus, Michael Bublé has returned with his new album "Love," consisting of songs that express Bublé’s deep love for his fans, music and most evidently, his family. "Love" has an overall jazz pop genre feel, with jaunty big jazz melodies in most of the songs. The impeccable perfo...

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Little Mix’s “Women Like Me” video shows women transcend norms

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

Four member girl group Little Mix, known for their empowering lyrics to women, teamed up with rapper and singer, Nicki Minaj, in their new hit single, “Women Like Me," which combined with the music video, shows you don't have to be the "typical woman" to be your true inner queen. The music video...

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

John Michael Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON’s fourth studio album, “iridescence,” released on Sept. 21, is the hip-hop boyband's most ambitious work yet, fueled by flawless chemistry and artistic growth from their members. After breaking out with their 2017 “SATURATION” album, BROCKHAMPTON scrapped their fourth project “Puppy,...

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 Manson, “Twins of Evil: The Second Coming,” Zombie introduced the idea to cover this song, p...