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Metro Boomin | Not All Heroes Wear Capes | Album Review

Republic Rating: 4 out 5 stars After contemplating retirement in late December of 2017 and then calling it quits in April, Metro Boomin’s anticipated return resulted in a prolific, guest-filled debut album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes. The album lays a foundation for the future,

Imagine Dragons | Origins | Album Review

Interscope Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The fourth studio record from Imagine Dragons, released on Nov. 9, snakes listeners through the group’s various eras and genres from their past three releases. Origins takes fans on an expedition back to the group’s beginnings, living up

Daughters | You Won’t Get What You Want | Album Review

Ipecac Recordings Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars  After a lengthy hiatus and an eight-year gap between full-length releases, noise rock band Daughters put out their most stylistically adventurous album yet, You Won’t Get What You Want. Although the group officially reunited in 2015, it took

Lil Yachty | Nuthin’ 2 Prove | Album Review

Quality Control Music / Mowtown / Capital Rating: 2 out 5 stars Lil Yachty released his third studio album titled Nuthin’ 2 Prove. Featuring multiple guest artists such as Playboi Carti, Cardi B, Offset, and Juice WRLD, the album fails to deliver on the momentum

Polyphia | New Levels New Devils | Album Review

Equal Vision Records Inc. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars With their third and latest full-length album, New Levels New Devils, math rock based instrumental combo Polyphia extrapolate on their trademark blend of hip-hop beats and technical guitar playing, resulting in their most solid release

Weezer | Can’t Knock the Hustle | Single Review

Crush Music / Atlantic “Can’t Knock the Hustle” by Weezer is a newly released single about Uber drivers. It takes on a funk style with a synth that is accompanied by guitar, drums, and background singers. The drums, with the cymbals being the most apparent,

Jon Bellion | JT | Single Review

Capitol A daydreamer’s track, Jon Bellion’s “JT” is the newest single off his upcoming album Glory Sound Prep. It brings forth the same gospel-like vocals and optimistic synth-pop beat from his previous works. Picking up off his previous album, Human Condition, “JT” is Bellion’s reflection on

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Don’t Tread on Me At my other job I get to control the music all day. My shop sells kratom, a Southeast Asian tree that some opiate users take to kick prescription opiates. I work, more or less, in a closet. My little nook is

Mid90s is Spotify’s First Film ‘Playlist’

Jonah Hill’s Rap and Punk Bias Actor Jonah Hill, for his feature directorial and screenwriting debut Mid90s, recently collaborated with Spotify to create an official “motion picture playlist” for the film. What’s unusual about this featured playlist, which Spotify calls “the first of its kind,”