Category Archives: CD reviews

Review: ‘FELT’ by Nils Frahm

I am taking a modern improvisation/choreography project class this semester in dance and a few weeks ago our assignment was to create a piece to a song called “Less” by German musician Nils Frahm.  This song is primarily swelling silences … Continue reading

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Reflection: John Legend Performs to Sold Out Crowd at the Strand Capitol

About nine years ago, my mom came to me raving over a new artist she heard about on Oprah. She wanted his CD, “Get Lifted” for her birthday and could not stop gushing about one song in particular: “Ordinary People.” “We’re … Continue reading

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Review: ‘If You Leave’ by Daughter bleeds emotion

I first happened upon the band Daughter when exploring the wonderful thing that is the YouTube suggestion bar. Their sound immediately drew me in and I have been listening to them continually ever since. Daughter is an indie rock, alternative, … Continue reading

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The Queen of Pop: Why Beyonce is the Michael Jackson of today

Drake wasn’t lying when he said, “Girls love Beyonce.” Correction: Everyone loves Beyonce, women and men alike. Queen Bey, as her fans refer to as, released her fifth, self-titled album late Thursday night, shortly after the Scandal finale, into Friday the … Continue reading

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Holiday music: Carols change through generations of Christmas

Christmas music is one of the oldest characteristics of the holiday, obvious as we hear carols sung that have been around forever. But its nature is different compared to 30 years ago

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John Legend: The Future of Love

Love. This common theme spans all genres, but few artists manage to capture it in a raw and pure form. John Legend, 34, is the exception. On his recently released album Love In the Future, the newlywed serenades listeners with … Continue reading

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The music group Phoenix releases new album Bankrupt!

Teen writer, Sarah Crawford reviews Phoenix’s new album “Bankrupt!.”

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Ben Liebsch isn’t done yet

After the departure of five band members in early 2011, fans thought it would be the end of You, Me, and Everyone We Know. However, having survived the leave of 11 members since their start in 2006, singer Ben Liebsch … Continue reading

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Ease your worry with “She’ll Be Right”

Having fallen in love with The Classic Crime years ago, I recently stumbled upon vocalist Matt MacDonald’s acoustic side-project, Vocal Few. The band is a collaboration between him and his wife, Kristie, the two of them deciding upon the project … Continue reading

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Album review of White Hinterland’s ‘Kairos’

Teen takeover writer Willow Pinkerton reviews White Hinderland’s ‘Kairos.’

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