Category: Music

Album review: Julia Holter’s “Aviary” is a modern masterwork

Album review: Julia Holter’s “Aviary” is a modern masterwork

Column- November 12, 2018

“Aviary” serves as an important cultural document, revitalizing history and responding to the present in a way unlike anything else in recent memory.

Album review: “boygenius” is the saddest, most beautiful crossover event in indie music history

Album review: “boygenius” is the saddest, most beautiful crossover event in indie music history

Album Review- November 5, 2018

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus all hold the distinctive title of musicians whose lyrical honesty and passion for their art is so genuine ...

“But I’ve got better things to do” — musings of a “straight edge” punk

“But I’ve got better things to do” — musings of a “straight edge” punk

Column- October 29, 2018

By marking a black “X” on each hand to show their commitment to a sober lifestyle, Straight Edge punks officially took a stand to set ...

Album review: The exhilarating strangeness of Clarence Clarity’s “THINK: PEACE”

Album review: The exhilarating strangeness of Clarence Clarity’s “THINK: PEACE”

Album Review- October 15, 2018

Clarence Clarity's newest album approaches pop and R&B from an engaging, eccentric persepctive.

Album Review: Rebirth and renewal on Pinegrove’s “Skylight”

Album Review: Rebirth and renewal on Pinegrove’s “Skylight”

Column- October 8, 2018

Pinegrove's latest project, "Skylight," shows personal growth and a commitment to activism.

Album Review: BROCKHAMPTON makes boy bands cool again on “iridescence”

Album Review: BROCKHAMPTON makes boy bands cool again on “iridescence”

Column- October 1, 2018

On BROCKHAMPTON's latest album "iridescence," the boy band lives up to their self-ascribed title as "the greatest boy band since One Direction."

Album Review: “15”

Album Review: “15”

Column- September 24, 2018

While easy to write-off a foul-mouthed child star turned rapper, Bhad Bhabie has made clear her infiltration into the industry.

Album Review: “Rosebudd’s Revenge 2: The Bitter Dose”

Album Review: “Rosebudd’s Revenge 2: The Bitter Dose”

Arts and Entertainment- September 17, 2018

Dylan declares Roc Marci's "Rosebudd's Revenge 2: The Bitter Dose" to be "near perfect in its execution."

Turnstile pushes the boundaries of hardcore on “Time & Space”

Turnstile pushes the boundaries of hardcore on “Time & Space”

Arts and Entertainment- March 6, 2018

JACK BEATSON Arts and Entertainment Editor //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Photo from Pitchfork. "Time & Space" is a triumphant example of Turnstile pushing the boundaries of hardcore. Baltimore ...

New university course uncovers the magic behind music

New university course uncovers the magic behind music

Mosaic- February 27, 2018

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Creative Common MUSC 106 dives into the coding and analytics behind popular music. BY HOLLY CLAYTOR MANAGING MOSAIC EDITOR Behind the harmonious tones and ...