Music Reviews

Kendrick Lamar’s latest album “DAMN.” is his fourth LP and features the hit song “HUMBLE.” Photo courtesy icecreamconvos.com.
Album review: Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.”

With hype building up after two surprise song drops, including an enigmatic concluding message of a potential album rele...

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‘Sign of the Times’ Proves that British rock never goes out of Style

It was only a matter of time until Harry Styles released his own material. Since One Direction’s hiatus in December 20...

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Calvin hosts the eighth biannual Festival of Faith and Music

Throughout the past fifteen years, Calvin has continuously provided a welcome platform for artists to perform during the...

“Castle on the Hill” and “Galway Girl” are some of the best tracks on Sheeran’s new album “Divide.” Photo courtesy KISS RADIO.
Sheeran returns after sabbatical with “Divide”

Following a yearlong sabbatical from music, the red-headed English guitarist returns with “Divide,” stylized as “...

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“Life Without Sound” creates new waves for Cloud Nothings

Listeners and fans never really know what they’re in for upon the release of a new Cloud Nothings album, EP, LP, exper...

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Calvin SAO pick the best albums of 2016

“Lemonade” – Beyonce Jordan Petersen In keeping pace with the infamous surprise release of her 2013 self-title...

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“Awaken, My Love:” Childish Gambino’s comeback

Listeners have witnessed firsthand Childish Gambino’s growth and experimentation throughout his musical career. Howeve...

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Listeners chew on new Royal Teeth EP “Amateurs”

Most people haven’t heard of the group Royal Teeth. With a name that sounds more like some sort of frightening procedu...

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Lady Gaga shows some nuance with “Joanne”

A queen of pop, Lady Gaga is well known for hits such as “Poker Face,” “Bad Romance” and “Born This Way.” In...

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Adam Young recreates history through musical scores

“Not long ago, I found myself reminiscing the last half decade of my career. I recalled what it was like writing my fi...