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First solo album from member of BTS, J-Hope

Taleise Lawrence, Assistant Editor August 29, 2022

“Jack in the Box” is a studio album created by J-Hope, a rapper from BTS. This is his first ever studio album, though he did release the mixtape “Hope World” in 2018. The album is just over 20...

Album Review: SOPHIE – “Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides”

Andrew Doucette, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

SOPHIE had become one of the most influential and important artists not only in electronic music but music as a whole during the 2010s. The music stood for itself, luring the listener into a futuristic...

Album review: The Pale Emperor

Nicholas LaMorte, Opinion Writer February 19, 2015

“The Pale Emperor” is Marilyn Manson’s latest album release in three years. It dropped mid-January just weeks prior to his show in Milwaukee and I’ve been listening to the infernal thing on repeat. By...

Album review: Sexlected Ambivalent Durks

KC Phillips, Staff Writer October 16, 2014

The album Sexlected Ambivalent Durks Vol. 1 (11-14) is a collection of recordings accumulated by a mysterious masked Madisonian musician. Capitol Swizzle Credit is Lucas Bielejewski’s heart and soul...

Album review: Presidents’ 6-year hiatus ends with Kudos

Andrea DeBauche, Arts Editor March 18, 2014

If you know the Presidents of the United States of America, (PUSA), then you know they are one of the silliest bands in said USA. Most known for their 90s hits like “Kitty,” “Lump” and of course...

Album review: ‘Helios’ by The Fray

Jason Millis, Staff Writer March 18, 2014

Denver band The Fray released their latest album, “Helios" on Feb. 25. The band, known best for its worldwide hit “How to Save a Life,” and other songs of that same piano-rock ballad style, has reproduced...

One Direction takes a new direction

Jason Millis, Copy Editor December 11, 2013

The latest album of the popular British boy band One Direction, “Midnight Memories,” was released on Nov. 25. Listening to this album, it seems that One Direction has moved on from songs that show...

Eminem’s new album marks the return of Slim Shady

Andrea DeBauche, Arts editor November 26, 2013

Could it be? Is Shady back? Eminem’s new album, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” has been hyped to be his return to the status of the infinitely talented rap god we have long attributed him as. The album...

Album review: “Everything is Debatable” by Hellogoodbye

Daniel Herron, Multimedia Editor November 26, 2013

The first thing that comes to mind when you hit play on Hellogoodbye’s new album “Everything is Debatable” is an old video game, the first few seconds filled with an electronic solo reminiscent of...

Album review: Church Clothes 2 by Lecrae

Tyler Richter, Staff writer November 26, 2013

Lecrae’s latest album has finally arrived, and it is amazing. The sequel to the similarly named Church Clothes featuring Don Cannon, Church Clothes 2 also features appearances by Andy Mineo, Propaganda,...

Album review: Pearl Jam and Lightning Bolt

Daniel Herron, Multimedia Editor October 24, 2013

When I hear the name Pearl Jam, I think of a certain style of music, an almost mournful rock. Most of their biggest hits have been this kind of soul-searching grunge, from “Jeremy” to “Betterman.”...

Album review: Justin Timberlake “20/20 Experience”

October 10, 2013

There is no doubt that Justin Timberlake has established himself as one of the top R&B artists of this era and given his chart-topping résumé of albums, “20/20 Experience 2 of 2” is all the more...

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