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Dua Lipa | Future Nostalgia | Album Review

Warner Records  Rating: 5 out of 5 stars On March 27, Dua Lipa released her sophomore album titled Future Nostalgia. After having a few songs leaking online, the album was released early for streaming and downloading. While she expressed how devastating the leak was, she hopes her songs can lift people’s

5 Seconds of Summer | CALM | Album Review

Interscope Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Two years since their last album, Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer has returned with not only their newest album CALM, but also a growth in their musical sound. The name comes from the first initials of each of the members, Calum, Ashton,

Owl City | Ocean Eyes | Retro Album Review

Republic Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Owl City’s career may have mostly collapsed after 2012, but his second album Ocean Eyes defined electro-pop music of the early 2010s. Released in 2009, Ocean Eyes contains a myriad of sunshine-y, light, electric pop hits.   Of course, the album would

Megan Thee Stallion | Savage | Single Review

300 Rating: Thumbs Up Megan Thee Stallion’s latest single “Savage” is sassy, moody, and nasty. The song begins with Megan reminding listeners that she is still that bitch and will forever be. Megan’s overall flow is catchy and interesting enough to keep the attention of the audience.

Waxahatchee | Saint Cloud | Album Review

Merge Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Every album by Waxahatchee reveals a different side of Katie Crutchfield. While her most recent EP, Great Thunder, carried a somber tone, Saint Cloud represents a full embrace of the last decade of her life.   Originally from Alabama, she and her sister formed the punk

Childish Gambino | 3.15.20 | Album Review

RCA Records Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Two years since the controversial and chaotic “This Is America” and four years since his last album release “Awaken, My Love!” actor and songwriter Childish Gambino released his fourth studio album 3.15.20 initially on the date that the album was titled after on

Nirvana | Nevermind | Retro Album Review

Geffen Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Adorned with probably one of the most iconic album covers of all time, Nirvana’s Nevermind is one of the most quintessential grunge albums ever produced. Released in 1991, just three years before the death of lead singer Kurt Cobain, the group found unanticipated

Christina Aguilera | Loyal Brave True | Single Review

Walt Disney Records Rating: Thumbs Up Even though the remake of Mulan was postponed due to COVID–19, Disney decided to release the single “Loyal Brave True” by Christina Aguilera. The song is soft from the beginning with bowed stringed instruments, zither, and piano playing quietly. Aguilera’s strong vocals compliment the instrumentals by focusing on Mulan as a warrior: calm

Lil Uzi Vert | Eternal Atake | Album Review

Atlantic Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Three years  after Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert returned to the recording studios, releasing his third studio album in Eternal Atake. An album that may seem overly long with its 18 tracks, Eternal Atake is anything but that. It is rather an hour-long

Sub Urban | Thrill Seeker | Album Review

Warner Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars After several popular singles, Sub Urban has finally returned in 2020 with his EP, Thrill Seeker. The EP features seven tracks, each of which delve into new realms of creativity for the artist. All seven songs expand into different areas