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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,

Carmen Sandim at Caffè Sole

CU professor celebrates new album Carmen Sandim, a piano professor at CU Denver and Boulder, performed at Caffè Sole in Boulder on Oct. 26. The performances came in celebration of her new album release Playdoh. The audience was filled with older jazz fans as well

Student spotlight: Edwina Maben

Maben’s striking journey through music.  Edwina Maben’s life seems to be encompassed by music. As a singer, songwriter, and musician, music for Maben has always played a significant role in her life since she was young. A current junior in the CU Denver Recording Arts

SOMEWHERE IN NEVERLAND

JFK A group of obnoxious guys in my freshman science class in high school somehow found out my middle name and coined “John F. Kennedy Anne Frank Amelia Earhart” as a new nickname for me. I’m not really sure what you call a name that people

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