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Tool | Fear Inoculum | Album Review

RCA Records Rating: 1 out of 5 stars With tracks that feel undercooked, overworked, and dry to the bone, Fear Inoculum, rock band Tool’s fifth studio album is underwhelming, poorly organized and overly boring to listeners. In their three decades of making music, Fear Inoculum runs exceedingly

Rapsody | Eve | Album Review

Jamla Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars North Carolina female rapper Rapsody released her third album Eve. An excessively long 16-track album, Eve is an ode of triumph to all black women. Using her creative lyrical skills along with her diverse use of genres, tempos, and beats

Crush Walls covers RiNo District alleys

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary through the week of Sept. 3–8, Crush Walls—an art venue located in the RiNo district just north of Downtown Denver— hosted many local, national, and international artists to come in and liven the alleys and streets with brand new works of

The 1975 | People | Single Review

Dirty Hit Records Rating: Thumbs Up Reminiscent of a 2000’s punk-rock genre, The 1975 released their new song “People.” A bone-rattling, fast paced, lyrical masterpiece that takes a shot at society, “People” is an overwhelming rollercoaster of synthesized guitar, drums, and high-pitched screaming. What makes

Willow | Willow | Album Review

Roc Nation Records Rating: 3 out of 5 stars As the number of summer days came to a winding close, sensational artist Willow released her self-titled third album Willow. An ode to the influential genre of heart and soul with a soft mixture of R&B,

Marvel’s future shines light on diversity

A New Phase Begins Before the weekend of July 20 and 21, Marvel kept all loose ends wrapped tight, shedding no light on the future layout of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the events of Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Fans had to

Midsommar, Black Mirror, and more summer hits

Theaters and streaming services haven’t disappointed Fall: school’s approaching, stress is on the rise, yet that doesn’t mean people have to stop binging what’s on streaming services. It’s the perfect time of the year to catch up on the latest movies and TV shows that

Review: Avengers: Endgame is a fitting send off

Marvel’s grand finale, Avengers: Endgame, is an ode to triumph, in finishing the 11-year story that started in 2008 with the original Iron Man. How does one cope with extreme loss and guilt? Avengers: Endgame dives deep into telling the story of how the remaining

Lil Nas X | Old Town Road | Single Review

Columbia Rating: Thumbs Up A song that features a swift and smooth combination of country guitar and steady trap beats, Lil Nas X teams up with country superstar Billy Ray Cyrus in the remix of “Old Town Road.” Debuting at the top of both the country