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Bishop Briggs | Jekyll & Hide | Single Review

Island Records Rating: Thumbs up Bishop Briggs’ new single “Jekyll & Hide,” from her newly released album Champion, is a masochistic song about chasing after a lover like the eponymous two-in-one duo who is “Sweet and then you’re sour, changes by the hour / Never

Lunay | Epico | Album Review

Star Island Rating : 3.5 out of 5 stars Working his way up to stardom in the Latin/hip-hop genre, Puerto Rican singer Jefnier Osorio Moreno, known as Lunay, released his debut album Epico in late October. The 14-track LP runs a little over half an

Cigarettes After Sex | Cry | Album Review

Partisan Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Two years after the release of their self-titled debut album, Cigarettes After Sex are back with more reverb-soaked melancholy tunes on their newest record and sophomore release Cry. Released on Oct. 25, Cry takes listeners on a

My Chemical Romance | The Black Parade | Retro Album Review

Reprise Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Former emo kids, alternative music fans, and general music enthusiasts alike were all shocked and pleasantly surprised when legendary band My Chemical Romance announced a reunion after a six-year long hiatus. The band’s arguably most famous album,

Selena Gomez | Look at Her Now | Single Review

Interscope Rating: Thumbs down Selena Gomez’s new single, “Look at Her Now,” had the potential to be a wonderful tune entailing growth after a tough relationship. Instead, it’s an over auto-tuned nightmare that sounds like it would’ve been produced at the peak of 2011. The

Kanye West | Jesus is King | Album Review

Def Jam Records  Rating: 2 out of 5 stars A Christian-themed album that is short of its expectations and surrounding hype, Kanye West’s ninth studio album, Jesus Is King, is short lived, overworked, and overall an annoyance to listen. Running at a moderate length of

Toxic Holocaust | Primal Future: 2019 | Album Review

eOne Music Rating: 5 out of 5 stars The 80s are often praised by music fans of all genres for being an iconic decade for music. One of the lesser-known but biggest explosions of the 80s was thrash metal. Bands like Slayer, Anthrax, and Testament

Led Zeppelin | II | Retro Album Review

Atlantic Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars When listening through II, one thing stands out: every song is remarkably similar to the one directly before and after it. At the album’s initial release 50 years ago, it was this aspect that kept it away

Julia Michaels | If You Need Me | Single Review

Republic Records Rating: Thumbs Up Julia Michaels’ new single “If You Need Me” is a melodious, heartwarming piece of music that engages audiences from the get-go. An emotional ride of just over three minutes, Michaels’ message is clear: she wants to help those in need.

Vin Bogart | Wasted | Single Review

Self-Released Rating: Thumbs Up Vin Bogart’s newest single, “Wasted,” carries high expectations well worth the wait. The single matches the artist’s distinct style, and soulful lyrics mixed with a bluesy electric feel, yet this familiarity does not disappoint. The single begins softly, drawing the listener