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Yung Lean | Stranger: Album Review

Artist: Yung Lean Album: Stranger Release Date: Nov. 10th Yung Lean is the 21-year-old rapper from Stockholm that gained attention at the age of 16 for his hypnotic, monolithic, and space-age-infused music. He cultivated the internet movement known as the “sadboys” and has released his

21 Savage & Offset | Without Warning: Album Review

Artist: 21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin Album: Without Warning Release Date: Oct. 31st The Atlanta, Georgia rap scene continues to drop totally out-of-the-blue, star-studded projects, first with Future and Young Thug’s mixtape, Super Slimey, a few weeks ago. Without Warning, a collaboration featuring one

Greta van fleet | From the Fires: Album Review

Artist: Greta van fleet Album: From the Fires Release Date: Nov. 10th Greta Van Fleet is a literal band of brothers Josh, Jake, and Sam Kiszka, along with Danny Wagner. And they’re bringing back classic rock with their own style. With the release of their

H.E.R. | Volume 2: Album Review

Artist: H.E.R. Album: Volume 2: The B-Side Release Date: Oct. 19th, 2017 In 2016, anonymous R&B vocalist H.E.R. debuted her first EP. This year, with help from Alicia Keys and Bryson Tiller, H.E.R announced the release of not only Volume 2: The B-Side Tapes, but

MØ | When I was Young: Album Review

Artist: MØ Album: When I was Young Release Date: Oct. 25, 2017 Danish singer MØ’s new EP, When I Was Young, revolves around the theme of identity and is her first multi-track release since her debut in 2014,  No Mythologies to Follow. The work surprised

Robert Plant | Carry Fire: Album Review

Artist: Robert Plant Album: Carry Fire Release Date: Oct. 12, 2017 Robert Plant, former lead singer for Led Zeppelin, released his newest album, Carry Fire, on the record featuring simple yet haunting lyrics with complex acoustic melodies. Plant utilizes instruments from cultures around the world,

Weezer | Pacific daydream: Album Review

Artist: Weezer Album: Pacific daydream Release Date:  Oct. 27th, 2017 Indie band Weezer first gained popularity in the mid-90s as a quirky alternative rock group. But Weezer’s latest album, Pacific Daydream, drifts vastly from the band’s roots and will prove disappointing for fans partial to

Wu-Tang Clan | The Saga Continues: Album Review

Artist: Wu-Tang Clan Album: The Saga Continues Release Date: Oct. 13th, 2017 Wu Tang Clan has solidified itself as one of the greatest—if not the single greatest—rap groups of all time. Their lyrics have transcended rap music and have echoed throughout the broader American cultural

The Used | The Canyon: Album Review

Artist: The Used Album: The Canyon Release Date: Oct. 26th, 2017 Utah natives and alternative rock band The Used return with The Canyon, their seventh studio album, following their 2014 album Imaginary Enemy. This album pivots away from the band’s bleak first-wave emo sound and

St. Vincent | Masseducation: Album Review

Artist: St. Vincent Album: Masseducation Release date: Oct. 13th, 2017 Released on Oct. 13, MASSEDUCATION is a surreal, new twist on pop music from musician Annie Clark, also known as St. Vincent. Diverging from her usual indie-rock sound, Clark comes out with an album that