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An Evening with Silk Sonic is the debut album of new band Silk Sonic, made up of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak.

“An Evening with Silk Sonic” is an evening well spent

Christie Lanfear, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The release of “An Evening with Silk Sonic” by Silk Sonic has been anticipated for what feels like forever. The superstar duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak released two teaser songs from the album...

Red (Taylors Version) is a metamorphosis of a classic and cherished album.

“Red (Taylor’s Version)” somehow improves on Taylor Swift’s best album

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor November 19, 2021

There is no denying it: “Red” is Taylor Swift’s best album and one of the best albums of the last decade. Though the 2020 dual releases of “folklore” and “evermore” give it a run for its...

Dylan OBrien and Sadie Sink star in Taylor Swifts All Too Well music video.

“All Too Well” short film highlights Taylor Swift’s masterpiece of a song

Hannah Yan, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Without a doubt, Taylor Swift is the defining artist of the era. Even Billy Joel has dubbed her “the Beatles of her generation”—her influence permeates throughout almost every music genre and across...

Taylor Swift returns with another re-recording, this time for Red, fully embracing its autumn vibes.

All the songs from “Red Taylor’s Version” ranked by how “Sad Girl Autumn” they are

Hannah Yan, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Have you just been broken up with? Or perhaps you failed that exam you spent five hours studying for the day before? Or maybe you’re just feeling those seasonal blues? Well, Taylor Swift has officially...

Witness FINNEAS revive his soloist musical image with Optimist

“Optimist” demonstrates FINNEAS’ lyrical genius

Kethan Srinivasan, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

Finneas O’Connell has made a name for himself while working in the shadows. Going from “Glee” cast member to five-time Grammy winner, the 24-year-old artist and producer became an immediate pop icon...

Witness Adele reclaim her music and her fans hearts with new hit single Easy on Me.

“Easy On Me” is Adele in her truest form

Kethan Srinivasan, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Nearly five years since breaking our hearts with her third record, “25,” fans of Adele had been left yearning for more of the British diva’s grandiose melancholic ballads. And over the last few of...

Mitski returns from her hiatus, with a single about the pressuers of the music industry, leading fans to wonder if her melancholic work might be harmful for the artist.

Mitski’s revival: “Working for the Knife”

Shejuti Wahed, Contributing Writer October 22, 2021

“Is Mitski okay?” Lately too many fans seem to be asking this question, yet no one really knows the answer. Mitski Miyakawa, stage name Mitski, is quite the enigma—a Japanese American indie rock...

Paul Simon (left) and Art Garfunkel (right) provide soothing tones that might be just what you need to accompany your evening walk through the quad as the leaves start to fall

It’s time to add Simon & Garfunkel to your fall playlist

Elie Stenson, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

I told my roommate the other day that when I’m listening to music, there’s a 70% chance that it was penned by Paul Simon, and while that’s likely a slight exaggeration, there’s no other time of...

Lordes heavily anticipated new album, Solar Power, portrays her new vision with an ode to nature

“Solar Power” gives cloudy introspection, courtesy of Lorde

Kethan Srinivasan, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

It seems that Lorde’s reclusive nature is the key to her near-constant stardom. Since her breakout in 2013, the singer-songwriter (born Ella Yelich-O’Connor) has never failed to amaze me with her keen...

Olivia Rodrigos viral breakup album, Sour, establishes her as an one of the biggest rising pop stars of our generation.

Olivia Rodrigo’s rise has been sweet and “Sour”

Scout Carter, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

I started following Olivia Rodrigo after hearing her song from “High School Musical the Musical the Series” and falling in love with it. “All I Want” did well, certifying platinum in the U.S.,...

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