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The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.
Glass Animals Releases Fresh Psychedelic Indie Rock Album Zaba

Glass Animals Releases Fresh Psychedelic Indie Rock Album Zaba

Emma Dahl September 18, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. If you're a fan of alt-J's eclectic musical style, you should be sure to check out Glass Animals' summer release, Zaba. The album is a psychedelic indie rock manifesto...

Beck’s New LP Marks Impressive Change

Vincent Warne February 20, 2014

Beck has been curiously absent from the music scene for the past few years, or at least hiding in the background. He has kept himself busy producing, collaborating with other artists, occasionally touring...

Neko Case’s New Album a Blaze of Hope, Redemption, Style

Emma Dahl September 26, 2013

Neko Case never disappoints. Ever since Blacklisted, her 2002 release, the level of quality of her alt-country/folk/indie rock/Americana songwriting has never faded. Her newest release, the wordy The...

The Year of Abundant Anniversaries

Adam Heymann September 19, 2013

Music is one of those things that invoke feelings of youth and novelty to any listener regardless of a piece's numerical age. In 2013, numerous monumental albums are celebrating anniversaries, from Pink...

Illustration by Asa Mease

The Strokes’ Comedown Machine Falls Short of Cohesiveness

Emma Dahl April 18, 2013

The Strokes, one of the greatest modern post-punk bands (in this reporter's humble opinion), is a group that has a clear evolutionary arc in its style; beginning with the debut album Is This It, The...

Illustration by Katie Emory

STRFKR’s New Album ‘Miracle Mile’ Channels Energy, Color and Good Vibes

Emma Dahl February 27, 2013

Miracle Mile, Portland, Ore. band STRFKR's third full-length album, is a colorful continuation and development of the band's percolating electronic style. The last two albums that the band released...

FIDLAR record review

FIDLAR record review

Kyle Seasly February 14, 2013

FIDLAR's eponymous debut album leads with the track "Cheap Beer," whose chorus echoes "I drink/ cheap beer/ so what/ [expletive] you,"  which sets the tone for the entire album. The song sounds like...

Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Silver & Gold’ Overflows with Christmas Cheer

Emma Dahl December 6, 2012

Sufjan Stevens is no stranger to the Christmas music scene. Songs for Christmas, released in 2006, contained 5 EPs with a total of 42 traditional, original and instrumental tracks recorded between 2001...

Frank Ocean: An Introduction and 5 Reasons to Listen

Clara Bartlett November 29, 2012

This summer, I was introduced to Frank Ocean's channel ORANGE. The R&B album offers a blend of desensitized wisdom and reflective passion. Listening to the album is similar to the feeling of watching...

‘Love This Giant’ full of eccentric life, purpose

Emma Dahl September 27, 2012

Love This Giant is an eclectic, exciting, flamboyant album that eludes any kind of categorization. While it could be lost in the sea of other great albums that came out this September, Love This Giant...

‘First Aid Kit’ delicately probes wounds of the soul

caitlinhardee March 13, 2012

As March winds chill your bones and roil the skies in a haze of gray, revel in the melancholy for a moment and tune your ears to the sweet sorrow of Swedish folk-pop act First Aid Kit. Consisting of sisters...

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