Despite Streaming’s Popularity, Staying Offline Might be an Artist’s Best Bet

April 28, 2016
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By: Christopher Schuler   Adele’s 25 broke a fifteen-year-old record for first week sales when it dropped last year, moving 3.4 million units. That week, it accounted for over 40% of all albums sold. It was the first album ever to sell more than a million units in multiple weeks, with 1.1 million sold...

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Atomic Love

April 28, 2016
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By Paige O’Riordan   The Cold War brings to mind images of disillusioned soldiers, paranoid statesmen, and the threat of nuclear fallout. It was a grim time in history. Art is always influenced by the time period it was made in, and one would assume that anything from the Cold War era would be...

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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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