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Move Over “Starboy,” ‘sad Weeknd’ is back

Move Over “Starboy,” ‘sad Weeknd’ is back

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On March 28, The Weeknd posted a text conversation between him and his creative director, La Mar Taylor, on Instagram about possibly releasing new music that Friday. What resulted was a six-song EP, “My Dear Melancholy,” which is most likely about his very public relationships with Bella Hadid and...

The xx has an unknown, exciting future

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The xx cemented their sound with their first album “xx” (2009): the familiar echoing guitar, the tag team singing duo of Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim and the groove provided by Jamie “xx” Smith. The trouble with having such an acclaimed debut album is that it is difficult to match up. Af...

Untitled but inspiring

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Kendrick Lamar never stops working. After releasing his breakout album “good kid, m.A.A.d City,” he began working on his next album. “To Pimp a Butterfly” was released in 2015, earning him awards and accolades. One thing that separated Lamar from modern rap was the style beats featured on...

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