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‘Cry Pretty’ – Carrie Underwood Remains Triumphant

‘Cry Pretty’ – Carrie Underwood Remains Triumphant

“Cry Pretty” is predicted to be Underwood’s fourth album top top the Billboard 200 chart. (Photo courtesy of Nashville Capitol) Troy Lafond Connector Contributor Carrie Underwood has not had an easy past few years. On the surface level, it may appear that she has it all: a kid, a stable relationship with her husband Mike

‘Safe in the Hands of Love’ too inconsistent for praise

It is Yves Tumor’s third studio album. (Photo courtesy of Warp) Pat Connell Connector Staff “Safe in the Hands of Love” is the newest album by Yves Tumor, an experimental electronic music artist with a global spread of places he has been recording throughout the years: Italy, Miami, Berlin and Los Angeles. In a similar

‘Now Only’ continues the examination of human finitude

The track “Tintin in Tibet” is a reference to volume 20 of the Belgian comic “The Adventures of Tintin” (Photo courtesy of  P.W. Elverum & Sun). Patrick Connell Connector Staff Last year, singer-songwriter Phil Elverum released an album titled “A Crow Looked at Me” while working under the artist name of Mount Eerie. The album was

Phoebe Bridgers’ debut album is a somber masterpiece

Tony Berg and Ethan Gruska produced the album (Photo courtesy of Dead Ocean). Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Phoebe Bridgers debut album “Stranger in the Alps” was released in the fall 2017, which was the perfect time for a record of this nature to be fully enjoyed. The acoustic, relaxed tone of the album is paired

‘Bobby Tarantino II’ Review: Mixtape Logic is back

“Bobby Tarantino II” is Logic’s seventh mixtape release (Photo courtesy of Def Jam). Andrew Haverty Connector Staff Two years ago Logic released “Bobby Tarantino,” a mixtape that he described on the project as being “for the party,” contrary to his albums being “for the spirit.” That mixtape preceded his third and most recent album, “Everybody.”

Tekashi69: The new wave of New York rap

Tekashi69 is also known by the stage name 6ix9ine. (Photo courtesy of thirddegreeeradio.com) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Tekashi69 has been making headlines in the hip-hop community ever since video surfaced of his debut single, “Gummo.” The rainbow haired artist is hard not to notice, with a hostile attitude and coarse voice. No stranger to controversy, the

Car Seat Headrest reexamines and refines their old classic

Car Seat Headrest has released 12 albums on Bandcamp. (Photo courtesy of Matador Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Will Toledo, known for his musical project Car Seat Headrest, started producing and releasing albums on the music hosting website Bandcamp while he was in high school a decade ago. After a few albums of odd, less-than-fully-developed

MGMT leaves their ‘Dark Age’ with new album

MGMT formed in 2002. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff For over a decade, the three singles off MGMT’s debut album— “Kids,” “Time to Pretend” and “Electric Feel”—have been entrenched in the common lexicon of popular culture, appearing in dozens of movies and television shows. But then their two follow-up albums have

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