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Mike Posner | Slow It Down | Single Review

Island Records Rating: Thumbs Up Mike Posner’s new single “Slow It Down” is a far cry from his old hit “Cooler Than Me.” Opening with piano and backed up by chill beats, “Slow It Down” is packed full of meaning, such as with the lyrics,

Niall Horan | Nice to Meet Ya | Single Review

Capitol Records Rating: Thumbs Up The release of his debut solo record, Flicker, introduced fans to a more folk pop, ballad side of Niall Horan. However, the newest single off his upcoming sophomore album, “Nice to Meet Ya,” has completely flipped Horan’s sound into something

Abbey Road | The Beatles | Retro Album Review

Apple Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars It’s hard to think of a more iconic album cover than The Beatles’ last recorded album, Abbey Road. Yet ironically, the man in charge of the quintessential album cover, John Kosh, had never actually created a cover

Grandson | A Modern Tragedy Vol. 3 | Album Review

Fueled by Ramen Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Grandson’s newest EP, A Modern Tragedy Vol. 3, brings his familiar blend of grungy punk rock songs smoothed over with politically-minded themes, an additional welcome to his fast growing, and popular, collection. The EP stands as

The Rolling Stones | Some Girls | Retro Album Review

Rolling Stones Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars The Rolling Stones’ 1978 album, Some Girls, is a decade-defining masterpiece. After a slump from the iconic band, fronted by Mick Jagger, they hit their second wind with Some Girls, effectively cementing themselves as one of

Halsey | Graveyard | Single Review

Capitol Records Rating: Thumbs Up As the newest single from her upcoming album Manic, singer/songwriter Halsey’s “Graveyard” is a return to her roots. The song finds her expressing her strong devotion to a relationship that everyone, including the singer herself, knows to be inappropriate and

Dennis Lloyd | Wild West | Single Review

Arista Records Rating: Thumbs Up Dennis Lloyd returns after almost two years with his newest single, “Wild West.” The single is an exciting addition of a new jam-worthy song, displaying familiar elements mixed with new variations. The track begins with an underlying guitar beat and

Bon Iver | i,i | Album Review

Jagjaguwar Rating:  4 out of 5 stars Justin Vernon, known better by his stage name Bon Iver’s new album i,i brings back all of the fall vibes of years past. This time though, Vernon seems to embrace the beautifully nonsensical sounding lyrics he has become

Ghost | Seven Inches of Satanic Panic | Album Review

Loma Vista Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars In conjunction with a new chapter of their ongoing webisode series, Ghost “re-released” an EP titled, Seven Inches of Satanic Panic.  Regarding the fictionalized lore and ongoing story of the band, the webisode established that the

Tove Lo | Sunshine Kitty | Album Review

Island Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Sunshine Kitty, as the title implies, is odd. The album opens with a Chili Pepper’s-like guitar riff and some sampling of Italian dialogue before transitioning into “Glad He’s Gone,” in which Tove Lo tells a friend (that