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2023 musical recap: Albums edition

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter December 13, 2023

Singles were not the only good thing music-related that came out of 2023. Albums, extended plays and records in general dominated this year.  Many number-one albums this year came from new artists...

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Boygenius release new EP ‘the rest’

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter October 18, 2023

Boygenius — the supergroup consisting of three very talented singer-songwriters, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker — debuted in 2018, and earlier this year, the trio released their first...

Taylor Swifts Midnights has become my afternoon obsession

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ has become my afternoon obsession

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 2, 2022

The time has come, fellow Swifties: Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album “Midnights” has finally been released. With very little news and no lead single, this album was a very big surprise.  Not...

Paramore released This Is Why, their first single in five years, on Sept. 28.

Paramore returns with first single in 5 years — ‘This Is Why’

Tori Coker, Content Editor October 5, 2022

Alternative rock band Paramore returned with their first single in five years on Wednesday, Sept. 28 — a fiery track titled, “This Is Why.” Their first follow up to 2017’s new wave inspired...

5 Seconds of Summer dropped fifth album 5SOS5 on Sept. 23.

‘5SOS5’ is pop perfection 

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter September 28, 2022

5SOS fam, the moment has arrived. Australian pop band 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) have finally dropped their highly anticipated fifth album, "5SOS5." Let’s go track by track reviewing these songs....

Harrys House made its debut on May 20, 2022.

Harry Styles drops third album ‘Harry‘s House’

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief June 15, 2022

Between the release of our previous issue and this current one, Harry Styles released his highly anticipated third album “Harry’s House.” Below is my attempt at an expanded version of the formerly...

HAIM brought their One More HAIM tour to Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on May 25.

HAIM kicks off Meadow Brook Amphitheatre’s summer concert season

Tori Coker, Content Editor June 15, 2022

Four time Grammy-nominated pop rock band HAIM took to the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre Stage on Wednesday, May 25 to kick off the on-campus venue’s summer concert season. The “One More HAIM” tour...

The Weeknd dropped his fifth studio album Dawn FM on Friday, Jan. 7.

The Weeknd tunes into the afterlife — or lack thereof — on ‘Dawn FM’

Tori Coker, Content Editor January 12, 2022

The Weeknd has taken his efforts to revive 1980’s-esque sound in pop music to new heights in his fifth studio album, “Dawn FM,” released to wide and immediate acclaim on Friday, Jan. 7. A kaleidoscope...

Japanese Breakfasts third studio album Jubilee takes an eclectic twist on the alt/indie pop genre.

‘Jubilee’: The sad girl’s summer album

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor June 30, 2021

“Jubilee” is the third album by the artist known as Japanese Breakfast, and it has the potential to dominate summer playlists. In the same way Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher,” took over summer...

Miley Cyruss seventh studio album Plastic Hearts shows a new, rockstar side to the Malibu singer. Photo courtesy of Genius.

Miley Cyrus drops highly anticipated album ‘Plastic Hearts’

Bridget Janis and Lauren Karmo November 30, 2020

Miley Cyrus shows a new side of herself with her seventh studio album “Plastic Hearts.” The rockstar embraces her heavy vocals in the album released on Nov. 27, 2020 by channeling styles from ’80s...

Cover art for Iris (2020) cover by Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie Rogers.

After Trump’s loss, Phoebe Bridgers, Maggie Rogers drop ‘Iris’ cover as promised

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor November 16, 2020

As promised, Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie Rogers delivered a heartbreaking cover of “Iris,” originally by the Goo Goo Dolls, after Donald Trump lost the election on Friday, Nov. 13. On Nov. 3, Bridgers...

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