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‘KHALED KHALED’ better than expected

Sam Listiak May 25, 2021

Rapper DJ Khaled released the album “KHALED KHALED,” his first album in two years, April 30. This is the 12th album released by the already-established musician. I do not listen to DJ Khaled, however,...

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McCartney album explores new styles

Sam Listiak May 11, 2021

Former Beatles member Paul McCartney released “McCartney III: Reimagined,” his first album since 2020’s “McCartney III,” on April 16, 2021. This album is an expansion on his previous album and...

Pair the recording of Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” with “The Wizard of Oz” starting at the third roar of the MGM lion.

One of rock’s greatest albums syncs a classic movie

Harris Keekley, Writer June 4, 2020

What happens if you take one of rock's most famous albums and pair it with a classic movie like “The Wizard of Oz”, you get a sync that seems almost too accurate to have been accidental. If “The...

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‘Changes’ captures Justin Bieber’s life brilliantly

Isra Mohamed March 4, 2020

When I found out that Justin Bieber announced the date for his new album “Changes,” I was super excited. I hadn’t listened to Bieber in a long time and was curious to see how his music had changed...

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Harry Styles defines sound with ‘Fine Line’

Maddie Schutte December 30, 2019

Harry Styles’ new album “Fine Line” will break your heart and put it back together with its straightforward lyrics and retro pop-rock sound. Styles released the 12 track album Dec. 13 and stunned...

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Post Malone shines during ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ tour

Izzy Kanne October 8, 2019

Post Malone’s third studio album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” was released Sept. 6 with a total of 17 songs.  The album leans more on the melancholic side, with “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” “A...

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Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Amaia Barajas May 15, 2019

Going into this album I had serious expectations for Lizzo. I love Lizzo and I wanted this album to showcase the talent she possesses. I will say, Lizzo’s major record label debut “Cuz I Love You”...

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“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

David Bryant April 22, 2019

After a shower of outstanding singles throughout 2017 and a 6-track EP in 2018, Los Angeles indie rock band Wallows pulls through with their debut album “Nothing Happens.” The initial publicity...

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21 Savage evolves sound

Amaia Barajas January 21, 2019

21 Savage’s sophomore album “i am>i was” proves that musicians can stay true to their roots while maturing in their sound. Since releasing his collaborative EP “Savage Mode” with Metro Boomin’...

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Jon Bellion applies poppy sound

David Bryant December 5, 2018

From the discovery of Jon Bellion’s first studio album “The Human Condition” full of catchy fast-paced tracks like “All Time Low” and “Guillotine,” which combined a fun mix of rap and ranged...

‘Bloom’ promises bright future for Troye Sivan

‘Bloom’ promises bright future for Troye Sivan

Isaac Wahl October 11, 2018

Troye Sivan's sophomore studio album release “Bloom” left me wanting more and provided a good taste of how the young artist has evolved and progressed as a musician. “Bloom” has a very cohesive...

Senior Ben Klepfer listens to senior Marco Giovannelli as he plays the piano, Sept. 15. Klepfer and Giovannelli recently created an album together called

Seniors compose full-length album

Maggie Klaers October 9, 2018

How can people listen to the album? Klepfer: You can listen to it on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. Giovannelli: You can stream it, but you can buy it too on some of...

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