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Review: “Cool Girl” is consistent

The neutral and simple palette of Dodie's cover for

Anna Woodward, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2020

Dorothy Clark, better known as Dodie, has been releasing heartfelt and relatable tunes since the 2010s. Getting her start on YouTube, Clark grew a fanbase that gravitated towards her honest and calming personality. Her songs reflect that same personable style. With the release of Oct. 19's "Cool Girl,"...

The local’s guide to Kpop

A group shot of BLACKPINK, one of the

Pim Kruthun, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

The average teen has probably heard of Kpop at least once in their life, and some may even be a fan. Asian representation in the west has always been scarce and misdirected, so no surprise to the foreign stigma around Korean music in the U.S. Most westerners reject the genre due to the, "oh so terrible" ...

Review: A look into the most awaited Kpop album: The Album

The cover for

Pim Kruthun, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

The long-awaited album from the global girl group BLACKPINK is here. Iconically titled, The Album, it is the first album of the 4-year-old group, consisting of eight songs. Fans have anticipated a full album since the group’s debut in 2016, always urging the company to release more music and cons...

Review: “Not a Pop Song” is self-aware

The cover art for Confetti, the upcoming sixth studio album for Little Mix.

Amelia Foster, Print Managing Editor

October 14, 2020

Little Mix is the rare girl group that lasts, having celebrated their nine-year anniversary in Aug. 2020. Despite them continuously releasing quality pop albums, they remain underrated and constantly criticized. Their recent single, "Not a Pop Song," from upcoming album Confetti is a strong hit, and...

Review: Rex Orange County Live at Radio City Music Hall

Rex Orange County releases a live album for his concert at Radio City Music Hall.

Ella Wertz, News/Features Editor

October 8, 2020

One of my favorite concerts ever was Rex Orange County. I flew to New York to see him perform in Radio City Music Hall and it was definitely one of the best nights of my life. Recently, Rex Orange County released a Live at Radio City Music Hall album, which includes almost all of the songs on the setl...

Review: Fleet Foxes return with Shore

Fleet Foxes' album cover for

Samuel Elliott, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

A few years back, a stranger on the internet told me the Fleet Foxes were "soccer mom indie rock" when I said I had liked their latest album. And that's not really too far off, as "White Winter Hymnal" has remained the band's begrudging stake to claim on Sirius XM's Christmas radio since its release...

Review: Nectar is a brilliant display of passion

The album cover for Joji's second studio album, Nectar.

Jennifer Le, Online Managing Editor

October 5, 2020

In the past few years, I've seen many YouTube favorites take their chances at a music career and some have really taken the cake. Among the few talents on the online-video sharing platform was George Kusunoki Miller, otherwise known as Joji. I've watched Joji since his Filthy Frank days on YouTube...

Review: Shawn Mendes comes back with a bang in “Wonder”

The single cover for Shawn Mendes' latest single,

Anna Woodward, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2020

No matter how many reviews I write or how many artists I discover, I will always look forward to staying up for a new Shawn Mendes single. After a diminished presence on social media, Mendes revealed that he was releasing a single on Oct. 2 earlier this week, and later, an album on Dec. 4. "Wonder,"...

Review: Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones

The cover art for

Amelia Foster, Print Managing Editor

September 28, 2020

L.A. alternative band The Neighbourhood first found success in 2013 with "Sweater Weather," but seven years later, their music hasn't evolved past the cool nothingness that created their first hit. Their most recent album Chip Chrome & The Mono-Tones is pleasant on the ears, but only if the list...

Review: Rick Astley’s Whenever You Need Somebody

The album cover for Rick Astley's

Sarai Cochran, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Rick Astley, known for his famous song and music video "Never Gonna Give You Up," released his album Whenever You Need Somebody in 1987. With 10 songs on the album, he writes them in the stages of a fleeting relationship. Throughout songs, he goes in order of how he's never going to give up on a ...

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