“Donda” Review

After much delay, Kanye West finally released his tenth solo studio album, Donda, on Sunday, August 29 at 8 a.m. It is worth noting the timing of Kanye’s release. First, let’s clarify how album sales are recorded.  Billboard, an American music and

Glimpse the Future of Pop on “Charli”

Charli XCX has always stood alone in the pop world. With one foot in the world of high-gloss pop anthems and the other in the PC music group’s industrial and futuristic “bubblegum bass” aesthetic, Charli’s music up until now has been plagued

“I BEEN BORN AGAIN:” Brockhampton comes back strong with “GINGER”

“When somebody throws you in the fire/ How do you survive?” asks Dom Mclennon on Brockhampton’s newest album, “GINGER.” Since the departure of former bandmember Ameer Vann amidst allegations of sexual assault, the Los Angeles-based collective and self-proclaimed boyband Brockhampton have publicly

Billie Eilish Cuts Through the Noise on Her Debut Album

Teen pop sensation Billie Eilish has been making major waves in the music industry for the last three years. Catapulted to fame off of her multi-platinum hit “Ocean Eyes,” Eilish ascended to stardom with only a few loose tracks to her name.

In Shedding Old Sounds Flume Hits His Stride

Australian producer Flume has been gradually making a name for himself over the last seven years. Bursting onto the scene in 2012 with his self titled album and a hit remix of the Disclosure track “You & Me,” Flume eventually followed up

Spring Forward: Five Fresh Tracks for the New Season

The first three months of the year have already proven 2019 to be an inspiring year for music. With new, much-anticipated releases from artists like James Blake, Kehlani, and Toro y Moi, there aren’t enough hours in the day to keep up

Solange Says Less, Feels More on “When I Get Home”

The accompanying short film to Solange’s most recent album, “When I Get Home,” opens with the artist draped in jewels, standing motionless in front of an imposing painting by Mark Rothko. The spectacle undoubtedly calls to mind Beyonce and Jay Z’s recent

Undertow: Revisiting Currents (2015)

The first Tame Impala album that I listened to was “Lonerism,” back in 2014. It was a formative time in my life: I had just entered a high school that had more than 3,500 students and I had been hit with severe

From “Call Me Maybe” One-Hit Wonder to Gay Icon

Thank you to Emma Miller ’21 for helping me open my third eye and realize the Campus Journal (CJ) and Carly (Rae) Jepsen (CJ) relationship that was always staring me straight in the face. This article is dedicated to her. It started