Interpol releases new single and announces new album

On April 7th, post-punk revival band Interpol released “Toni”. It is the band’s first single since their last album, Marauder. The band also announced that their seventh studio album, The Other Side Of Make-Believe, is set to be released on July 15th. 

Album Review: Cities Aviv – MAN PLAYS THE HORN

By: Ethan Hofer, Staff Writer [D.O.T; 2022] Rating: 9/10 Key Tracks: “BLACK PLEASURE”, “SMOKING ON A BRIGHTER DAY”, “THE FINAL SPARK” MAN PLAYS THE HORN is the seventh project released by Memphis-based experimental rapper Cities Aviv. In a city full of boastful trap rappers, Cities Aviv turns away from the Memphis rap scene and focuses…

Album Review: Big Thief – Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You

By Adrian Woods, contributor [4AD, 2022] Review: 9/10 Key tracks: “Change” “Certainty” “ Wake Me up to Drive” Big Thief, one of the most underrated indie rock bands of the modern day, have released their fifth studio album, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You. Clocking in at 80 minutes long, it may be…

Album Review: Yeat – 2 Alivë

Ethan Hofer, Staff Writer [Geffen Records; 2022] Rating: 8/10 Key Tracks: “Poppin”, “Rackz got me”, “Rollin” It is Yeat’s world and everyone else is just living in it. From various lines referring to Osama Bin Laden to coining unusual slang such as “twizzy”, “tonka”, and using umlauts in his song titles, Yeat tends to make…

Album Review: Rex Orange County – WHO CARES?

By: Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor RCA Records; 2022 Rating: 5/10 Key tracks: “WORTH IT,” “AMAZING,” “IF YOU WANT IT,” “THE SHADE” The pandemic was a period of self-discovery and realization for Alex O’Connor, better known as Rex Orange County, the seemingly happy-go-lucky alternative singer. In an interview with Apple Music, the singer admitted that going…

Album Review: Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

By: Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor  DTA Records; 2022 Rating: 7.5/10 Key tracks: “Cannonball,” “Bois Lie ft. Machine Gun Kelly,” “Bite Me,” “Kiss Me Like The World Is Ending,” “Deja vu,”  Avril Lavigne has always been known as the pop-punk princess that dominated the early 2000s with hits like “Complicated,” “Girlfriend” and “What the Hell,” which…

Ranked: ATCQ

A Tribe Called Quest are one of the most influential and pivotal rap groups of all time. In 1985, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg started recording demos. Eventually, other group members Jarobi White and Ali Shaneed Muhammed would soon join, and in 1990, they would release their first studio album, something that would kickstart one of…

Album Review: Blushing – Possessions

By: Grace Koennecke, Columns Editor  Kanine Records; 2022 Rating: 3/10 Key tracks: “Sour Punch,” “Surround (With Love),” “The Fires,” “Waster” Blushing is an interesting band to examine, as they consist of two husband and wife duos. Michelle Soto provides vocals and plays guitar, while her husband Jacob is on drums. Christina Carmona also contributes vocals…