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Review: Weyes Blood’s new album proves she’s an expert on life’s shades of gray

“And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow” provides an existential follow-up to the artist’s 2019 album “Titanic Rising.”
Dec 6, 2022

Weyes Blood, also known as Natalie Mering, delivers a bittersweet and honest examination of what it feels like to be a human in the modern age. Mering establishes a mystical instrumentation...

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Listen To This: Julia Michaels redefines EDM on ‘Sorry To Me Too’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by Stevie Bill, Channel Tres and more.
Nov 17, 2022

This week, we have four songs that lean pop, but have different interpretations of the genre. There’s Julia Michaels’ heartbreak anthem, which she wrote following her split...

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Listen To This: NYU sophomore Mia Tims’ ‘Live Forever’ is an indie-rock earworm

Read about this week’s most notable singles by hemlocke springs, Camp Kona and more.
Nov 10, 2022

This week, we feature a range of genres — from indie-rock to electropop — as well as two NYU artists. For TikTok scrollers, we also review hemlocke springs’ new track, “girlfriend.”...

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Review: ‘Changes’ elevates King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s discography

King Gizzard’s newest album takes on an existential perspective, and showcases the band’s robust musical ability.
Nov 7, 2022

Though usually classified as a psychedelic rock band, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard has produced an incredibly diverse discography that proves that it is much more than...

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‘Discoholics Anonymous’ breathes life back to disco

Discoholics’ second album “Discoholics Anonymous” proves as addictingly groovy as its first.
Sep 15, 2022

“Decades have passed since people tried to kill disco, but disco never died…it was only on vacation” is the slogan to Discoholic’s second album “Discoholics Anonymous.”  The...