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The Beatles ‘Rubber Soul’ still has me tuning in

I can rarely say that a 55-year old album is still on my heavy music rotation to this day. The Beatles sixth album “Rubber Soul” was released on December 3, 1965. The album title is derived from the term “plastic soul,” a colloquialism for un-authentic soul music, with the Beatles […]

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Dua Lipa combines past and modern pop on ‘Future Nostalgia’

Few modern albums take the risk of combining decades-old stylistic choices with new arrangements and succeed in the process. Dua Lipa is a British singer famous for her 2017 debut self-titled album along with her collaboration with Calvin Harris on the song “One Kiss.” “Future Nostalgia” was released Mar. 27 with […]

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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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‘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 […]

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‘Because the Internet’ lasts through decade

With the decade over, it was time for me to reflect on my favorite album that dropped in the last 10 years. There were many options through the genres. A decade is a long time, especially for music. From rock to alternative, indie to K-pop, my music taste grew exponentially. […]

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Witt Lowry flies under the radar with new album

The album cover of “Nevers Road” takes listeners down the trails of Nevers Road, a location Witt Lowry grew up by.     When you mix the emotional storytelling aspect of NF and blend it with speedy lines like Eminem, you get the underground rapper Witt Lowry. The 28-year-old Connecticut […]