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Album Review: Hymns

April 11, 2016
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Album Review: Hymns

By: Daniel DeLuca   Block Party is a band that once seemed like it could never disappoint me. Unfortunately, the original drummer and bassist left the band before the recording of their fifth album, Hymns. Both musicians were integral parts of the original band, and I began to worry. It turns out this fear...

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Album Review: Blackstar

April 11, 2016
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Album Review: Blackstar

  By: Sophia Suarez David Bowie’s swan song was released January 8th, only two days before the musical hero’s untimely death. Blackstar is a melange of experimental jazz with melodies akin to that of Bowie’s 1980s hit album, Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps). Added to this unique mix are Bowie’s vocals, which range from...

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Album Review: 3001: A Laced Odyssey

April 8, 2016
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  By: Ben Alderoty For those unfamiliar, the Flatbush Zombies are a rap trio hailing from Brooklyn, NY. The group contains members Meechie Darko, Erik “The Architect” Elliott, and Zombie Juice. The independent rap group’s debut album, 3001: A Laced Odyssey, picks right where their first two mixtapes left off. Just looking at the...

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Concert Review: Neon Indian

December 29, 2015
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Before the Neon Indian show, I was apprehensive. For one thing, I haven’t heard much about the band’s live performances and I refrained from looking up videos online so it wouldn’t spoil my fun. But my apprehension stemmed from more than just that. Their latest album, VEGA INTL. Night School, has quickly become one of...

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The Proud Narcissism of the Sad Song

December 21, 2015
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Were you worried your joy was too overwhelming? Your happiness too rampant? Your love life too successful? Were you concerned your constant satisfaction with life would conflict with your ability to cry? Worry no more: Adele has come to deliver us from our misguided bliss. And while years ago the public may have believed such success from somber...

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