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Monday, November 20, 2017

Powerful hooks, emotive lyrics define the Fray’s “Helios”

From desperately attempting to save the soul of a person struggling with drug addiction to doubting the benevolence of a supposedly kind and nurturing God, the Fray have taken us through some of life’s...

CeeLo Green “CeeLo’s Magic Moment” Review

Less than 55 days until the beloved season of Christmas and CeeLo Green releases an album loaded with 14 holiday classics. Besides his appearance as a coach on “The Voice,” CeeLo’s last work...

Miley Cyrus “Bangerz” Review

It’s impossible to have heard nothing about Miley Cyrus lately, whether it’s regarding her half-naked routine at the VMAs or admitting that her songs are about drug use. Especially after several performances of her...

No better tomorrow for Wu-Tang Clan

After seven years and a handful of disagreements and reconciliations, it seems we’re finally getting “A Better Tomorrow,” what is rumored to be the last Wu-Tang Clan album. Whether it’s arguments over the artistic...

Beyonce’s “Lemonade” is sweet and sour

Does this even need an intro? Queen B just released another album, titled “Lemonade.” While there is much to be said about such an ambitious project, I will only review the album. This album...

“Pinegrove” gives you something to think about

“I should call my parents when I think of them / tell my friends when I love them / got too caught up in my own shit” sings the New Jersey-bred band Pinegrove, to...

alt-J’s “This Is All Yours” succeeds in triumphing over the sophomore slump

Oh, the dreaded sophomore album. The album that can either make or break an indie band’s career. For most young bands coming off of a stellar first album, such as English rock band alt-J,...

Black Knights “Medieval Chamber” Review

With Wu-Tang backing as part of the Killa Bees, mentoring from the one and only RZA and production duties handled by the great guitarist John Frusciante (yes, from Red Hot Chili Peppers, and yes,...

Bright Eyes fans will most likely enjoy Conor Oberst’s “Upside Down Mountain”

Conor Oberst, a master of sad songs and a brilliantly philosophical lyricist, has just recently graced the world with his solo album, “Upside Down Mountain.” And if you have watched any YouTube videos lately,...

Cold War Kids remain upbeat and experimental with “Hold My Home”

Fans of “Robbers and Cowards” will enjoy the latest album dropped by the Cold War Kids. “Hold My Home” has the same upbeat energy and variety that is unique only to the Cold War...