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Prince | Piano & a Microphone 1983 | Album Review

NPG, Warner Bros. Rating: 5 out of 5 stars The first posthumous record release hailing from the wildly influential Prince, Piano & A Microphone 1983, reveals the tender side of the pop icon’s songwriting and performance abilities.  Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the album

Twenty One Pilots | Levitate | Single Review

Fueled by Ramen “Levitate” is the newest single by Twenty One Pilots. Unlike their other songs, there is only rapping involved. The background consists of both synth and drums that somewhat overpower Tyler Joseph’s voice. By doing this, it draws the listener in and invites

Nicki Minaj | Queen | Album Review

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic/Universal Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Nicki Minaj’s fourth album Queen has 19 tracks, many being far from memorable. Minaj could have easily made this album more cohesive by limiting Queen to 10 tracks. But while much of the album feels out

Alice in Chains | Rainier Fog | Album Review

BMG Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Five years after Alice In Chains’ last album released in 2013, their sixth album, Rainier Fog, made its release on Aug. 24. Illustrating the band’s deep-rooted past, the 10 tracks characteristically venture into the emotional turmoil of it,

Troye Sivan | Bloom | Album Review

EMI Rating: 4 out of 5 stars YouTuber turned musical artist Troye Sivan is redefining what it means to be a male sex icon with his second studio album Bloom. The album chronicles his journey of coming out and defining his sexuality. Bloom encompasses the

Review: World of Warcraft expansion

Battle for Azeroth begins The Horde and Alliance are back at it again, in a war reminiscent of the early days of the World of Warcraft mythos when players were first introduced to its expansive lore back in 1994. In the 20+ years that the

Ariana Grande | God is a woman | Single Review

“God is a woman” makes for a perfect comeback single from Ariana Grande after her year-long hiatus following the horrific events in Manchester. The second single off her upcoming album, Sweetener, kicks off with a sultry chord progression to create the perfect duet with Grande’s

Gorillaz | The Now Now | Album Review

Parlophone & Warner Bros. Records Rating: 3 out of 5 stars On July 21, the iconic animated ensemble Gorillaz released their sixth studio album. Their sixth album, The Now Now, followed the successful 2017 album, Humanz, the Gorillaz refreshing and politically-charged comeback album. After seemingly