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Cut Through the Noise: Rae Sremmurd, Juicy J, DJ Khaled, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Logic and Marshmello (Week of March 9)

Illustration by Isaac Wert

William Phelan

March 9, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   “Powerglide” by Rae Sremmurd (featuri...

Cut Through the Noise: Billy Lockett, Sigala, Paloma Faith and 5 Seconds of Summer

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Samantha Klepfer

March 3, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. “Empty House” by Billy Lockett: ★★★☆☆ ...

Cut Through the Noise: Khalid, Normani, Tinashe and The Chainsmokers (Week of Feb. 23)

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Isaac Wert

February 23, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   “Love Lies” - Khalid and Normani: ★...

Cut Through the Noise: James Bay, Noah Cyrus, Calvin Harris and PARTYNEXTDOOR (Week of Feb. 16)

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Maddie Lund

February 23, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. Following our one-week hiatus, Maddie Lund provides her ...

Cut Through the Noise: the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Vance Joy, Jennifer Lopez (Week of Feb. 8)

Illustration by Isaac Wert

Samantha Klepfer

February 9, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. "Pray For Me" - the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar: ★★★...

Cut Through the Noise: Maroon 5, George Ezra, Hockey Dad (Week of Jan. 12)

Illustration by Isaac Wert

David Bryant

February 2, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an Entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. Maroon 5 - Wait (feat. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie) ★...

Cut Through the Noise (Week of Jan. 12)

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Esther Gendler and Racquel Fhima

January 13, 2018

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” a series of weekly music reviews covering recently released songs. This week's edition is jam packed, with two writers reviewing a total of six new tracks. "River (feat. Ed Sheeran)" by Eminem: ★★★ When I listened to this song for the first time I found it bor...

Cut Through the Noise: K. Michelle, Amy Shark, Mat Kearney (Week of Dec. 15)

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Racquel Fhima

December 15, 2017

K. Michelle- No Not You ★★★★ K. Michelle, most well known for her song “Kim K,” provides a powerful R&B and soul song with “No Not You,” lodging its way right in my brain.  With vocals similar to that of music artist Sia, K. Michelle showcases her soprano range in a way t...

Cut Through the Noise (Week of Dec. 8)

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Elise Riley and Racquel Fhima

December 8, 2017

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” a new column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer will take on the role as writer, reviewing recent releases aiming for success. Luke Bryan - What Makes You Country ★★★★★ Yet another country banger...

Cut Through the Noise: G-Eazy, D.R.A.M, Lil Uzi Vert

Illustration by Isaac Wert

WIlliam Phelan

December 2, 2017

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” a new column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer will take on the role as writer, reviewing recent releases aiming for success. “Summer in December” - G-Eazy ★★★★ Last Thursday, Gerald Gillum, known ...

Cut Through the Noise: Joji, Summer Salt, Willow (Week of Nov. 10)

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David Bryant

November 13, 2017

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” a new column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer will take on the role as writer, reviewing recent releases aiming for success. “Will He” - Joji ★★★★ George Miller, known for his various internet...

Cut Through the Noise: Clean Bandit, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Platten (Week of Nov. 3)

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Claire Kaiserman

November 3, 2017

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” a new column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer will take on the role as writer, reviewing recent releases aiming for success. I Miss You (feat. Julia Michaels) - Clean Bandit ★★ If you’re like me, you m...

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