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Earl Sweatshirt releases ‘I Don’t Like S–t, I Don’t Go Outside’

Tamara Syed April 3, 2015

Earl Sweatshirt’s release of his second solo project, “I Don’t Like S--t, I Don’t Go Outside” allows listener’s to delve into the inner frustrations of a 20-year- old. The...

Sleater-Kinney is back in full force with their new album, No Cities to Love.

Sleater-Kinney Are Back With ‘No Cities To Love’

Madeline Sensibile January 20, 2015

Sleater-Kinney haven’t released a record in 10 years. Their last record was The Woods, released in 2005. If you’re a fan of the all girl punk rock band made up of Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein,...

J. Cole's third effort is nothing new

J. Cole’s third effort is nothing new

Pete D. Camarillo December 12, 2014

One listen through J. Cole's “2014 Forest Hills Drive” will have listeners asking themselves "What did I just listen to?" Not because the album is a classic or overly bad, but a single run through...

In Taylor we trust

In Taylor we trust

Alex Vejar October 29, 2014

There was a lot of hoopla made when Taylor Swift announced back in August that she would be abandoning her country ways and making the full transition to pop with her new album, “1989.” With...

Weezer's latest effort doesn't seem to be alright

Weezer’s latest effort doesn’t seem to be alright

Jake Tully October 7, 2014

It’s painful to write a review of a new Weezer release that doesn’t begin with a rush of accolades or adoring thoughts on their return that’s been too long coming.   For a band that...

The Strokes go back to basics with ‘Angles’

Contributor April 28, 2011

By Andrew Lopez After releasing their least acclaimed and most scrutinized album, “First Impressions of Earth” in 2006, members of The Strokes decided to take a long break from one another....

Lykke Li’s new album ‘Wounded Rhymes’ is ageless

Contributor April 14, 2011

By Andrew Lopez Lykke Li is a young woman in an old soul’s body. While she is most well-known for her contribution to “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” soundtrack, it’s interesting to note that...

Destroyer’s new album ‘Kaputt’ delivers

Contributor March 3, 2011

By Andrew Lopez Dan Bejar, who has released nine albums under the “Destroyer” name for over 10 years, has always been distinct in sound and style. From the often-indecipherable poetry that are...

Radiohead’s ‘The King of Limbs’ doesn’t have legs

Contributor February 24, 2011

By Andrew Lopez Radiohead has made a name for themselves by challenging the way listeners think of music. Where we see a platform for verses, chorus and a bridge, Radiohead sees a platform to experiment...

Review for The Go! Team’s ‘Rolling Blackouts’

Contributor February 10, 2011

By Andrew Lopez The biggest problem with how The Go! Team approaches music is also their greatest strength. The English six-piece does not conform to just one or...

The Decemberists do not disappoint with ‘The King is Dead’

Nikki Erinakis January 31, 2011

With the recent release of their country-inspired album, “The King is Dead” the Decemberists have created a great sound that brings back a style of music that has been long dormant. This quirky...

Hellogoodbye’s upbeat pop album “Would it Kill You?” is just the right amount of sweet

Antoine Abou-Diwan November 3, 2010

Music reviews are curious things. First, some PR flack at a record label contacts the editor of a publication with a nauseatingly saccharine pitch about the wonderful band he or she is promoting. The...

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