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Ed Sheerans Autumn Variations (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Autumn Variations’ is Stagnant and Bland

By Audrey Hall, Arts Writer October 6, 2023

  On Sept. 29, Ed Sheeran released his latest album, “Autumn Variations.” The base album features 14 original songs and a second disc titled the “Fan Living Room Sessions” which gives fans...

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‘Guts’ is So Teenage Girl

By Eliza Delgado, Arts Editor September 11, 2023

  It’s Olivia Rodrigo’s world and we’re just living in it. After a long two years, Rodrigo finally released her sophomore album “Guts” on Sept. 8. “Guts” is the epitome of being...

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‘Chrome Dreams’: Neil Young Unreleased Album Doesn’t Disappoint

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer August 15, 2023

  I’ve been a Neil Young fan for as long as I can remember. My dad's voicemail is me at age three or four singing "Don’t Let It Bring You Down" which I recorded in line for the drive-through...

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Dominic Fike’s ‘Sunburn’ Fades Fast

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor July 15, 2023

  Dominic Fike’s sophomore album “Sunburn,” released July 7, is a collection of summery and upbeat songs that captures teenagers' attention, though it may not be everyone's taste. TikTok...

Foo Fighters But Here We Are Album Cover (Courtesy of RCA)

Foo Fighters “But Here We Are”: Healing After Taylor Hawkins

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer June 11, 2023

  I have never been a Foo Fighters fan, but like most, I was sad when I heard their drummer, Taylor Hawkins, had passed away at 50 years old in 2022. As little as I knew about the band, I always...

Ed Sheeran Subtract cover art.

Ed Sheeran’s Album ‘Subtract’ — From All The Drama, Music is Made

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer May 28, 2023

  He’s the ginger with 14 No. 1 hits, five multi-platinum albums, and is no stranger to the iconic Wembley Stadium, where he has performed several record-breaking sold-out shows. Offstage, he...

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King Tuff Takes the Urban Lounge with ‘Smalltown Stardust’

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer March 16, 2023

  Having just experienced the heartbreak that was the cancellation of a concert from one of my favorite bands, Viagra Boys, I was glad to stumble across King Tuff and discover that he was coming...

The 1975 (Photo by Samuel Bradley | Courtesy Billboard)

The 1975 Scale Back with ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 24, 2022

  There’s a case to be made that The 1975 created the sound of 2014. For a certain age, the debut self-titled album of the British group was a defining piece of work, a flashpoint to a specific...

The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer (Courtesy Harper Voyager)

‘The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer’ Opens The Next Chapter in Janelle Monáe’s Discography

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 25, 2022

  Janelle Monáe's “Dirty Computer” universe saw the artist and actor take control of a narrative that pushed the boundaries of what a concept album could truly be. “Dirty Computer” revolutionized...

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Beach House Begins Incremented Release for Anticipated Album ‘Once Twice Melody’

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor December 15, 2021

  Beach House is back, baby! Get ready for the micro-dosed, four-chapter release of Beach House’s eighth studio album "Once Twice Melody." Dream-Pop Sovereign Returns Fans of the Baltimore-based...