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The Chainsmokers | Sick Boy | Album Review

Disruptor Records Rating: 1 out of 5 stars Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, a.k.a. The Chainsmokers, dropped a surprisingly charged album, Sick Boy. Instead of singing primarily about nights full of bad decisions and taking selfies, Sick Boy makes a half-hearted step away from the

Avenged Sevenfold | Black Reign | Album Review

Warner Bros. Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Avenged Sevenfold, a heavy metal band that has been around since the 2000s, released a new EP called Black Reign that showcases four songs.  The instrumentation of each song melds together to create a cohesive movement that

Jungle | For Ever | Album Review

XL Recordings Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Jungle, a modern soul band based in the United Kingdom, returns with their second album, For Ever. The instrumentation is strong throughout the whole album. There are a variety of drum and synth beats that are pleasing

6lack | East Atlanta Love Letter | Album Review

XL Recordings Rating: 4 out of 5 Emerging as one of today’s hottest rappers, 6lack released his second studio album, East Atlanta Love Letter, on Sept. 14. Featuring guest artists Future, Offset, J. Cole, and Khalid, 6lack and company continue their success in the R&B,

BROCKHAMPTON | iridescence | Album Review

RCA / Sony Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Only months after the removal of founding member Ameer Vann, America’s favorite boy band BROCKHAMPTON returns to the studio for their fifth release, iridescence, their first after signing with industry titans RCA Records. Despite the immense

Interpol | Marauder | Album Review

Matador Records Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Sixteen years and five albums following the release of their boundary-pushing debut record, Turn on the Bright Lights, indie rock veterans Interpol release the long-awaited Marauder. Despite the anticipation of the record, however, the album soon slumps

The Neighbourhood | Ever Changing | Album Review

Columbia Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The fresh release from California natives, The Neighbourhood, takes fans back to the group’s acclaimed mixtape #000000 & #FFFFFF from 2014. Straight off their self-titled third album released in March, the newest and highly anticipated EP from The

Paul McCartney | Egypt Station | Album Review

Capitol Rating: 2 out of 5 stars   Paul McCartney is back with his 17th solo studio album, Egypt Station. The album does nothing groundbreaking for McCartney’s career. Instead, Egypt Station is one that could fit seamlessly into any point in his 62-year-long musical career.

Hozier | Nina Cried Power | Album Review

Columbia Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The public has been waiting for new Hozier music for a while. The Irish alternative star, best known for his single “Take Me to Church,” released his new EP, Nina Cried Power, on Sept. 6. It’s a four-song

Eminem | Kamikaze | Album Review

Aftermath, Interscope, Shady Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Eminem dropped an unannounced 10th studio album at midnight on Aug. 31, titled Kamikaze. Featuring guest artists such as Joyner Lucas, Royce da 5’9”, and Jessie Reyez, the album has already topped multiple charts globally,