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An illustration of a black C.D. with Lana Del Rey’s face on it is laid against a black background.

Review: The unwavering honesty of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd’

Del Rey’s ninth studio album may be her most authentic to date.
Ana Marks, Contributing Writer April 7, 2023

Since 2019’s “Norman Fucking Rockwell!,” Lana Del Rey and Jack Antonoff have proven to be an unstoppable pop duo. In December of last year, Del Rey announced that the two...

An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen To This: Sidney Gish ponders what could’ve been in ‘Filming School’

Read about this week’s most notable singles from Lovejoy, Lana Del Rey and more.
Sandy Battulga, Alex Tey and Lea Filidore February 16, 2023

This week we’re highlighting songs filled with pain. Singles from Sidney Gish, Lovejoy, Lana Del Rey and NYU’s own Kirsten Johanna examine emotions ranging from self-doubt...

An illustration of white wired earphones surrounded by musical notes, against a blue background.

Opinion: It’s high time we embrace pop music again

I’m tired of pretending that “Price Tag” by Jessie J is not my favorite song.
Aksha Mittapalli, Contributing Writer October 28, 2022

Last weekend, I was at one of those parties where no one is dancing and everyone is spending all of their time and energy on making tasteless small talk. During one such blessed...

An illustration of a C.D. disk with Taylor Swift’s face drawn onto the cover against a light blue background.

Review: Taylor Swift sleepily returns to pop with ‘Midnights’

With her 10th studio album “Midnights,” Taylor Swift reverts back to smooth synths and synthetic drum sounds in her long-awaited return to pop music.
Abbie Thompson, Contributing Writer October 26, 2022

After months of Machiavellian teasing on social media, Taylor Swift has finally released her highly anticipated 10th studio album “Midnights,” signaling her official return...

The entrance of N.Y.U’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, with glass windows, and plants on the street outside.

Opinion: NYU doesn’t need to offer a Lana Del Rey course

Lana Del Rey’s influence on music and culture doesn’t necessarily make her worthy of a course at NYU.
Afnan Abbassi, Contributing Writer October 14, 2022

NYU just announced a new course covering the life and work of Lana Del Rey, and I couldn’t be more confused. Lana Del Rey is a great artist; her music has been in my “On Repeat”...

A long brown skirt and white sleeveless top with a cross necklace is to the left, and a long white skirt and teal long-sleeve top is on the right. The two outfits are in front of a red background.

Fashion welcomes the Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Catholic iconography has taken over the fashion world, embracing both tradition and modernity.
Nicole Llopis-Martell Moros, Contributing Writer September 21, 2022

Our generation goes through trends more often than socks get lost in the washing machine. We’ve seen the comeback of low-waisted jeans and micro-miniskirts from the early 2000s,...

The Clive Davis Institute hosts an annual Artist-In-Residence each year. This year, Clive Davis hosts Grammy winner Jack Antonoff. (Photo by Herbert River Ortiz)

Jack Antonoff is this year’s Artist-in-Residence at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute

The Grammy Award-winning musician launched his residency with a Q&A for Clive Davis students.
Yas Akdag, Music Editor September 15, 2021

Hit artist, songwriter, producer and five-time Grammy Award winner Jack Antonoff has been announced as this year’s Artist-in-Residence at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded...

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.
Henry Carr, Contributing Writer 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...

Cover of Lana Del Reys new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell. (via Twitter)

On “Norman F-cking Rockwell,” Lana Del Rey Gives the Finger to Modern America

The forlorn singer paints an abstract picture with instant classics.
Destine Manson, Staff Writer September 5, 2019

“Norman F-cking Rockwell!” sees Lana Del Rey shed the catchy, upbeat pop choruses of her last album and instead opt to tell a classic love story that is reflective of the current...

BØRNS Electrifies Terminal 5

BØRNS Electrifies Terminal 5

Nicole Rosenthal, Staff Writer February 23, 2018
Youthful pop and vintage rock 'n' roll musician BØRNS electrified Terminal 5 on Thursday night.
Honeymoon” is Lana del Rey’s fourth studio album.

‘Honeymoon’ proves Lana Del Rey’s most moving work

Jake Viswanath, Contributing writer September 21, 2015
Lana Del Rey's album "Honeymoon" is proves her dedication to her sound, and it sounds more beautiful than ever.

Gay icons entertain, defend LGBTQ community

E.R. Pulgar, Music Editor April 8, 2015
The term gay icon is often utilized in the music industry to describe someone who either has a predominantly gay fan base or is active in advocating for gay rights. In recent years, artists such as Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, and Beyoncé.