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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur” Review

Kathleen Edwards has not sparked too much recognition since her debut album “Failure” in 2003. The Canadian country-alternative singer-songwriter has since completed three other albums including her most recent, “Voyageur,” released Jan. 17. The...

Kaytranada releases everything you’d expect, while leaving desire for more

Classifying Kaytranada under any genre does the Montreal-based producer and DJ a disservice. His chops are versatile, ranging from chillwave and deep house to R-and-B and funk, yet there prevails a distinct sound with...

The Avett Brothers “The Magpie and the Dandelion” Review

Over the past few years, folk music has been making a comeback — with a big change. Rock’s influence has added new guitar riffs and edgy vocals. The Avett Brothers thrive on this change....

Issue 26: Under the Radar

Robert Lees, SSW- Monsieur Perine: The winners of a Latin American Grammy award for being the best artist of 2015, Monsieur Perine is still a relative unknown in the United States. Blending cumbia, native to...

Flying Lotus Breathes New Life Into Music with “You’re Dead!”

The music industry has faced its fair share of death over the years. Whether it’s the loss of musical pioneers like hip-hop producer J-Dilla, the death of musical platforms such as the album, or...

Lykke Li’s “I Never Learn” is heart-wrenching, if redundant

Lykke Li is no stranger to heartache. Her debut album, “Youth Novels,” and its successor, “Wounded Rhymes,” have each had their share of the blues, and Li proceeds to sing the same tune with...

Interviews with Kendrick Lamar and Musiq Soulchild

Kendrick Lamar Interview Poised to be the West Coast’s knight in shining armor, Kendrick Lamar delivered his first performance at UCR on Saturday night. This year could also mean another first for Lamar; the release...

Carpenter loses touch with “Lost Themes”

In the ‘80s, icons like Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers terrorized theaters but amongst them an even bigger star arose. As one of the biggest names associated with modern horror, American director...

“The Order of Things” is just and good

The new album "The Order of Things" is the radical seventh studio album by All That Remains. It was revealed by the band that it would be largely melodic and harmonious. This is a...

The Black Keys dole out another masterpiece with “Turn Blue”

  As a band with Grammy-winning fame, the Black Keys have produced music that has become familiar to audiences of all different genres, ranging from ‘60s blues to modern alternative. Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney...