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FKA Twigs Shocks Listeners With Raw Feelings of Her Truth

Yorsabell Wodaj, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

FKA Twigs strays from her usual sound flawlessly to exceed listeners expectations in her new album “Magdalene.” Twigs takes the usual dance and electronic sound into an art that depicts a story from song to song. Five years since her last album release, Twigs presents a raw musical experience...

Rosalia explores bolder beats and new styles in single “A Pale”

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2019

Rosalia fuses flamenco and other urban beats in energetic and dynamic new single, “A Pale.” Released on Nov. 7, the song celebrates the one year anniversary of her debut album “El Mal Querer.” Following the success of recent hits like “Con Altura” feat. J. Balvin and “Yo x Ti, Tu...

Frank Ocean’s ‘In My Room’ brings new sound, style


Chris Hoeft, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Frank Ocean is back with new music that seems to suggest a new direction for the artist’s sound. The American singer, songwriter and producer has released music sparingly throughout the past decade. His two most notable works “Channel Orange” and “Blonde” cover themes such as love, lust,...

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.


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


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

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

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...