Author: Noah Black

Entertainment

‘Aries’ fails to continue Gorillaz ‘Song Machine’ potential

Continuing their “Song Machine” initiative, which sees a new track released almost every month, Gorillaz released their latest track, “Aries,” on April 9. “Aries” features Peter Hook from Joy Division on bass and music producer and drummer Georgia on drums, a change different from the prior iterations of “Song Machine” […]

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Hell on Earth arrives in ‘Doom Eternal’

“Rip and tear until it is done.” These are the words that echo through a player’s mind as they fight off the hordes of Hell in “Doom Eternal.” The game was released March 20 and is the sequel to the 2016 reboot of the classic video game franchise “Doom.” “Doom […]

Opinion

COVID-19 leaves visible changes to everyday life

It’s unsettling to be flipping through TV channels in a hotel room only to find talk shows with little to no audience. As if the proverbial rapture was upon us, the populations of streets, audiences and buildings grew thinner by the minute. The day the Agora crew left New York […]

Opinion

‘Pokemon HOME’ almost killed all my friends

“Pokémon HOME” is finally here, giving players across the world the chance to gather their little battle buddies in one area to transfer to different games. Available on Nintendo Switch consoles and mobile devices, the app uses a Nintendo Network Account to safely store all the friends you’ve gathered across […]

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Gorillaz shouldn’t be sorry for ‘Désolé’

Returning a month after their previous single, “Momentary Bliss,” Gorillaz released their newest song “Désolé” on Feb. 27. The second single from the “Song Machine” initiative, “Désolé,” features Malian actor and singer Fatoumata Diawara. Gorillaz creator Damon Albarn and Diawara had previously worked together on Albarn’s project “Rocket Juice and […]

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Gorillaz track deprives listeners of ‘Momentary Bliss’

Gorillaz has always been known for its unconventional style and habitual experimentation when it comes to music. The virtual band, created by singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, has been around for over two decades, with their newest project debuting Jan. 30. The new initiative known as “Song Machine,” […]

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‘Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind’ begins at the end

This article may contain spoilers for “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind.” The key to a good reminder is revisiting what has already happened. A little over a year after “Kingdom Hearts 3” hit the shelves, the first paid downloadable content for the game “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind” was released on Jan. […]

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‘Sirens’ foreshadows promising future for Bear Ghost

Rock band Bear Ghost debuted their new single “Sirens” across music streaming platforms Jan. 17. Originating from Phoenix, Ariz., Bear Ghost is best known for their work producing Adventure Rock music. This genre is defined by its use of storytelling, solo work and developing melodic tone to craft songs that […]