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Film and album review: K-12

Melanie Martinez cloaks dark realities with bubblegum gloss On Sept. 6, after a four year hiatus, Melanie Martinez released her sophomore album titled K-12 with an accompanied film of the same name. Expanding the world of Martinez’s persona, Crybaby, the album expands the world of

Miley Cyrus | Slide Away | Single Review

RCA Records Rating: Thumbs Up One can see from Miley Cyrus’ emotional performance of “Slide Away” at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards that she feels a deep personal connection to this song. “Slide Away” seemingly addresses Cyrus’ recent split with husband Liam Hemsworth, as

Black Marble | Feels | Single Review

Sacred Bones Records Rating: Thumbs Up Though based in sunny Los Angeles, an overcast look on modern music and Black Marble’s views on its current state of affairs is brought up in his latest single “Feels.” Much like his previous work, New Order and Soft

Clairo | Immunity | Album Review

FADER Label Rating: 4 out of 5 stars After the colossal success of Clairo’s viral DIY music video for “Pretty Girl” and more recent successful collaborations with Wallows in “Are You Bored Yet?” the 21-year-old singer released her debut full-length record Immunity in August. The

Rapsody | Eve | Album Review

Jamla Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars North Carolina female rapper Rapsody released her third album Eve. An excessively long 16-track album, Eve is an ode of triumph to all black women. Using her creative lyrical skills along with her diverse use of genres, tempos, and beats

Movie review: IT Chapter Two

The Losers’ Club returned to theaters last week in the form of IT Chapter Two, this time not as children but as adults set on destroying Pennywise the Clown for good. This second installment maintained the nostalgia and horror of the first, while adding more

Podcast review: Room 20

Meet an unknown man, known only by the name Sixty-Six Garage, who has been kept alive on life support for over fifteen years in a California nursing home. On a journey to give the man a name, journalist Joanne Faryon from the Los Angeles Times