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‘Weird!’: The latest album by UK’s indie rock star, Yungblud, that embraces love and identity

‘Weird!’: The latest album by UK’s indie rock star, Yungblud, that embraces love and identity

(Photo Courtesy of Kerrang) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor After a pushback from the previously announced release date of November 13, “Weird!” by Yungblud has been released after years in the making. Released on December 4, this album will interest those who are searching for an album with beautiful lyricism and songs that will touch souls.

‘It is What it Is’ Album by Thundercat: The album that pays tribute to a rapping legend and reflects on life itself

(Photo Courtesy of Pitchfork) Tim Delay Connector Contributor Thundercat, also known as Stephen Bruner, released his album “It Is What It Is” on April 3 earlier this year. This album comes over a year after fellow artist and friend, Mac Miller, passed away in 2018. The two were very close friends and collaborated often. Many

Miles Davis’ Album “In a Silent Way”: A Review in Rhythm

(Photo Courtesy of Rolling Stone) Luke Lagos Connector Contributor Whether listening to music on Spotify or on a record player, there will inevitably be music that stands out amongst others. An album that hits home is Miles Davis’, “In a Silent Way”. It is a good feeling when you can listen to something 50 years

‘Tickets to My Downfall’ by Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker: The new pop-punk album from a drumming icon and a former rapper

(Photo Courtesy from Machinegunkelly.com) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Pop punk is hitting the music scene in 2020 with the release of “Tickets to My Downfall” by Machine Gun Kelly and Blink-182’s Travis Barker. The album was released on Sept. 25 and has received a lot of attention. This track features 15 raw and energetic songs

Women in Music: Part III: a record that embraces the summer nights and days

(Photo courtesy of Columbia Records) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Being the all-female band’s third album, HAIM’s “Women in Music: Part III” is arguably their most experimental yet. With standout hits like “Gasoline” and “Don’t Wanna,” this extremely varied album has a little bit for fans of every genre. The album starts out with the chill

Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” is a Career Standout for a Pop Sensation

(Photo courtesy of Universal Music) Through powerful storytelling emanating from every track and a lush production landscape, “folklore” stands as one of the most impressive albums Swift has ever released.  Troy Lanford Connector Editor  The music career of pop sensation Taylor Swift has been one of the biggest of this generation to watch unfold. Starting

Chelsea Cutler rocked out at the House of Blues

Chelsea Cutler played at the Boston House of Blues on February 28, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Staff Hailing from Westport, Connecticut, Chelsea Cutler, an Amherst College alumnus, brought the house down this past weekend at the House of Blues in Boston. Playing two back-to-back sold out shows, Cutler amassed an

Chelsea Cutler to play House of Blues Boston

Chelsea Cutler’s debut album reached 23 on the Billboard Top 200. (Photo courtesy of Meredith Truax) Christina Laderoute Connector Staff In just two years, 23-year-old Chelsea Cutler has gone from making music in her bedroom to amassing over 750 million streams on all music platforms and touring the world. In 2017, Cutler released her breakthrough

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