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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

Blink-182 | NINE | Album Review

Columbia Records Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Iconic rock band blink-182 is back with a brand-new album and the same old sound. NINE dropped Sept. 20, and the world has changed quite a lot in the 20 years since the band dropped their first

Green Day | Father of All | Single Review

Reprise Records Rating: Thumbs up It’s been 15 years since the release of American Idiot and the Trump era is much in need of its own rock protest album. What’s interesting about “Father of All…” is it doesn’t sound like a Green Day track. It

Fall Out Boy | Dear Future Self (Hands Up) | Single Review

Island Records Rating: Thumbs down If Fall Out Boy hadn’t completely cemented their flavorless millennial-pop sound on their previous three records, this new single does the trick. “Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” is some kind of Radio Disney-inspired surf rock groove, with a lame feature