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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

The growing legacy of St. Vincent

AN ARTIST ON ALL FRONTS St. Vincent, also known as Annie Clark, is an enigma. She comes off as well-read, especially for someone who dropped out of music school halfway through her junior year. Her musical persona is rife with cultural and literary references, from

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I’ve been pondering “higher-powers” a lot lately. I was raised lightly Jewish—by lightly I mean my Israeli parents didn’t care to take us to synagogue, really ever—but I have indeed dabbled in witchcraft which brings me to Satanism! No, I am not a Satanist, but

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I’m on the list,” I say not so surreptitiously to the grumbling face behind scratched up, filthy glass. A little surge of superiority floods my brain whenever I say it. I feel cool, like a VIP ghoul, like maybe I’m kind of important. “Can I

Cardi B drops records and takes names

WOMEN IN HIP HOP GET NOTORIETY Cardi B is one of the few women to successfully monopolize the market on Instagram fame and use reality TV to garner her hip hop career. Born Ballcalis Almanzar, the bronx-born rapper signed to Atlantic Records after choosing to

MGMT | Little Dark Age: Music Video Review

Artist MGMT Single: Little Dark Age Release Date: 2017 MGMT and their visual identity have come to a new urbanity with a music video for the single, “Little Dark Age.” MGMT is not a stranger to the surreal and has successfully slithered their hallucinogenic tentacles

Ho99o9 | Neighborhood Watch: Single Review

Artist: Ho99o9 Single: Neighborhood Watch Release Date: 2017 In this increasingly evolutionary period of human history, it is only natural that hip hop and hard-core punk would coincide into the form of a gritty, mutinous band that goes by Ho99o9—pronounced “horror.” Following their first full

Surf rock ensemble promotes self-love

THE DRUMS PUT ON AN INTIMATE SHOW AT THE BLUEBIRD With temperatures of fall waning into the freezing cold of winter, The Drums and their dolefully optimistic surf rock brought back a taste of the summer sun to Denver on Nov. 6 at the Bluebird Theatre.

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