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25 Years of Oasis’ “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?”

Oasis' What's The Story Morning Glory still remains influential 25 years after its release - Credit to Michael Spencer Jones
October 16, 2020

Rarely does something occur that is recognized in its time as a touchstone historical moment. Some things may be looked back on and granted such importance with hindsight, but when something happens...

Whitney plays to musical strengths on new cover album

Whitney plays to musical strengths on new cover album
September 1, 2020

As a band, Whitney is good at what they do. As the kings of soft indie rock, Whitney’s signature high-pitched vocals and incredibly chilled-out sound earned them critical acclaim on their 2019 sophomore album “Forever...

What new music you should have on your playlist

Kesha is among many artists to recently release new music, with her new song
October 31, 2019

The first single of the “Tik Tok” singer’s upcoming album “High Road” is spectacular. It is the perfect pop song with gospel undertones that provide a feel good, uplifting song. The beat is...

Post Malone blends different genres in third album

Post Malone blends different genres in third album
September 19, 2019

Post Malone released his third album, “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” on Sept. 6 and has proven his versatility and creativity with songs that have the potential to make it big. The 24-year-old artist...

Lana Del Rey mixes strong instrumentals, sad lyrics in “Norman F—-ing Rockwell”

September 5, 2019

Lana Del Rey released her sixth full-length album, “Norman F---ing Rockwell,” and she is better than ever. The indie darling’s last release, “Lust For Life,” featured a few prominent artists,...

Pink’s new album blends catchy beats, soulful melodies

May 4, 2019

“Hurts 2B Human,” Pink’s 8th studio album, released worldwide on April 26.   The album released in the middle of the 39-year-old’s worldwide Beautiful Trauma tour, named after the 7th...

‘Old Town Road’ sparks controversy over genre

April 19, 2019

Everyone has a favorite music genre, so sometimes it’s hard for people to accept new music that pushes boundaries by mixing genres. Most recently, fans of rap music and of country music have had a difficult...

‘Old Town Road’ sparks controversy over genre

“Old Town Road (Remix)” blends trap and country beats that made the song an almost instant success.
April 16, 2019

Lil Nas X, a rapper, singer and songwriter hailing from Atlanta has rapidly risen to fame since the release of his unique and catchy “country-trap” single “Old Town Road.” Although “Old Town...

Hozier album charming, but lacks in innovation

Throughout his new album, Hozier combines horrific imagery with catchy beats to create an album filled with upbeat songs and personal reflections.
March 14, 2019

In 2013, Hozier’s “Take Me to Church” blew up, and the singer became an international star. He followed up with a self-titled album that went platinum several times over and a tour. Ever since, fans...

Jonas Brothers return with new song, fantastic video

After a six-year break, the Jonas Brothers returned with an upbeat new single, “Sucker.” The song was accompanied by a sexy, luxurious music video, which included the brothers’ significant others.
March 14, 2019

“I said we’re in to the year 2019! Not much has changed but the Jonas Brothers are back together!” If you read that to the tune of “Year 3000,” you most likely stayed up until midnight on Feb....

New Solange album prioritizes sound over lyrics

“When I Get Home,” Solange’s fourth album, is beautifully produced. Each song blends perfectly into the next, so it’s best played from start to finish.
March 14, 2019

It has been three years since Solange released her third studio album, “A Seat at the Table.” The album was well received upon its 2016 release. Now, Solange is back with “When I Get Home,” which...

Drake rereleases ‘So Far Gone’ mixtape ten years later

Drake rereleased his third mixtape “So Far Gone” to streaming services on Feb. 15. The album, which includes hits such as “Best I Ever Had” and “Successful,” was the project that brought the Toronto MC to the mainstream.
February 28, 2019

The third mixtape in Drake’s discography, “So Far Gone,” was released on Feb. 13, 2009. Fast forward to 10 years later, Drake released the mixtape on all public streaming services for the first time...

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