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Lana Del Rey is back with another album. Her new album Chemtrails Over the Country Club is authentically hers. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Lana Del Rey’s “Chemtrails Over The Country Club” challenges narratives of the female perspective

Lana Del Rey leaves California on chemtrails.
March 26, 2021

Leading up to the release of “Norman F-cking Rockwell!” Lana Del Rey was one of only three women whose album spent at least 300 weeks on the Billboard 200. Critics who did...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Weekly Radio Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 21

Read about the most notable singles released this week.
September 22, 2020

This edition of Weekly Radio Roundup exhibits singles released by old and new artists, reminding us that good music remains relevant regardless of its release, and feelings of...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Weekly Radio Roundup: April 17 – 24

The most exciting singles that came out over the course of the week.
April 24, 2020

Looking at this week’s releases might transport you to a different era. Chromatics, Florence + the  Machine and Jamie xx — like, seriously, what year is it? Anyways, nostalgia...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week. (Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Weekly Radio Roundup: April 3 – April 9

The most exciting singles that came out over the course of the week.
April 10, 2020

Another week in isolation, another opportunity to explore great music. Here at the Music Desk, we’re celebrating the fact that this is the 10th edition of this column that hopes...

Dua Lipa released her second studio album Future Nostalgia in the last few days of March.  With its dance music power, each song takes you out of your mind, out of whatever bleak interiority exists in that moment, and into a higher plane of existence, especially amid this grim reality we are living in. (Staff Photo by Fareid El Gafy)

Dua Lipa’s Pop Escapism Arrived Just in Time

Dua Lipa conjures newness by incorporating history with her latest album. “Future Nostalgia” is unafraid to dance and begs its listeners to embody its rhythms.
April 8, 2020

It’s day 17 of quarantine. My family and I are lethargically slumped in our rooms over our respective technological devices. We’re all in our pajamas, despite the fact that...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week.(Illustration by Rachel Buigas-Lopez)

Weekly Radio Roundup: Feb. 29 – March 6

The most exciting singles that came out over the course of the week.
March 6, 2020

The transition to March and change in weather beckons a sonic shift. Thus, this edition of Weekly Radio Roundup showcases musical experimentation on behalf of well-known artists...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week.(Illustration by Rachel Buigas-Lopez)

Seasonal Singles Survey

An overview of singles you might have missed that came out over the break.
January 28, 2020

Winter break has ended and as you find yourself trudging through the snow (or lack thereof) en route to your first class of the semester whilst listening to the same-old wintry...