Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not (Jagjagwar) Dinosaur Jr.’s latest album, Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, dropped on Aug. 5. Despite a couple stand-out tracks, the album’s overall tone rings in as monotonous and dull. The first track, “Goin Down,” is a
Blonde (Boys Don’t Cry) The hysteria surrounding Frank Ocean began four years ago with the release of his Grammy-winning solo album Channel ORANGE. Fresh from his time with the LA hip-hop collective OFWGKTA (commonly known as Odd Future), Ocean was on top of his game.
Home Of the Strange (Fueled by Ramen) Young the Giant is arguably one of the most underrated bands out there. With two Top 10 albums under their belt, the band should be rubbing shoulders with Coldplay and The Acid. Now they have the chance to
Atlantic Records Since launching on Aug. 5, Suicide Squad: The Album has become one of the rare movie soundtracks that has the merit to match its record-breaking sales. Unlike the film it represents, Suicide Squad: The Album offers audiences a coherent brand of chaos: its
NICKY BEER TALKS NEW YORKER INSPIRATION At dawn, the birds storm/the back yard like a country/they are astonished to have/won without a single shot/fired. There is no end/to its richness, every seed/tasting like a year…” This excerpt from “Juveniles,” published in The New Yorker on
TACOLANDIA SERVES UP TACO FEVER Tacos have taken the world by storm: Taco Tuesday is now a regularly celebrated event, and people proudly sport taco T-shirts in every kind of setting. Because the small tortilla-wrapped dish serves as a staple to any sane person’s diet,
ARCHITECTURE STUDENT PARTAKES IN ELITE PROJECT Master of Architecture student Tatiana Cullen has dreamt of becoming an architect for as long as she can remember. While reminiscing about her childhood, Cullen recounted how much she loved painting, drawing, sculpting, and art. She found inspiration in
FALLING INTO PLACE The first few weeks of school are always emotional. Sometimes students feel a rush of excitement as they make new friends, other times there’s a lamenting haze over classrooms as people realize that summer fun has slipped out of their fingertips, replaced