All posts tagged "album"

  • Brantley Gilbert tames his wild side

    Brantley Gilbert’s new album “Fire and Brimstone” shows a mature and nurturing side that one can only explain as a necessity of being a husband and a father. While he was previously known for songs like “Bottoms...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Danny Brown’s Achilles’ heel: himself

    It’s been three years since Danny Brown released his critically-acclaimed album “Atrocity Exhibition,” ranked 19th by The Rolling Stones and 12th by Complex in the top albums from 2016. “Atrocity Exhibition” talked about Brown’s difficulty with drug...

    • Posted October 8, 2019
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  • Let’s ‘Talk’ about Khalid’s new album

    My first reaction to the album was instant tears. Listening to a voice that is so calm and peaceful amongst all the chaos that is your life. Khalid is very open with his audience and now his...

    • Posted April 23, 2019
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  • One Album, Three Meanings

    On April 20, J. Cole released his fifth album, “KOD,” which broke Apple Music’s record for streams in the first 24 hours in the U.S. with 64.5 million streams, according to The Verge. “KOD” has three meanings...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Album Review | From madness to ‘Melancholy’

    After almost two years since the release of The Weeknd’s third studio album “Starboy,” Abel Tesfaye revives his dark musical style in “My Dear Melancholy,” (and no that’s not a typo, the official title includes a comma...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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  • Making music

    “Quietly she climbs down from her head, pours herself some tea and smiles,” sophomore Greta Stroebel croons, in the opening verses of her original song, “Mister Black.” Upon first meeting her to discuss her budding music career,...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • King Kendrick keeps his crown

    On March 16, Kendrick Lamar released his third studio album titled “To Pimp a Butterfly.” This is a follow-up to his sophomore album “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” (GKMC) released in 2012. “To Pimp a Butterfly” has 16...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • T-Swift shakes it up: ‘1989’ review

    In the past two years, Taylor Swift has changed in the eyes of the media quite dramatically. We’ve watched as her glittery, flowing dresses and long curls were cut down to striped t-shirts and a bob haircut...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Logic “Under Pressure” album review

    Logic, born as Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, turned 24 this past January. Since his 21st birthday, he’s been on a wild ride that’s consisted of releasing three highly acclaimed mixtapes, signing to Def Jam Recordings, and...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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