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Macklemore goes solo with his new album ‘Gemini’

Macklemore goes solo with his new album ‘Gemini’

“Gemini” opened at No.13 on The UK Top 100 Music Charts. (Courtesy of Bendo LLC) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Last Friday, Macklemore dropped his newest album “Gemini.” It is his first solo album since his 2006 album “The Language of My World.” The absence of Ryan Lewis from every song in the album is noticeable

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

“Young Sheldon” starts with a bang and a bow-tie

“Young Sheldon” will begin its seasonal run starting November 2nd after “The Big Bang Theory.” (Courtesy of CBS) Linda Poe Connector Contributor Creators Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro did not disappoint with “Young Sheldon,” their new spin-off prequel to their long-running hit “The Big Bang Theory.” The sitcom premiered its much anticipated pilot episode last

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ leaves much to be found

“Star Trek: Discovery” initial release was originally set to release last January before getting pushed back. (Courtesy of CBS) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Based on the first two episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery,” it looks like the show runners have gone the route of making it as much like the rebooted “Star Trek” film series

‘Gremlins 2:’ It somehow works

Director Joe Dante only came back to direct the sequel when he was offered complete creative control. (Courtesy of Warner Bros.) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” is quite possibly the only narratively sound and comprehensible movie that makes the audience member wonder: “What did I just watch?” Set in New York

Alvvays’ avoids the sophomore slump

Sheridan Riley is the most recent addition to the band, replacing Phil MacIsaac on drums. (Courtesy of Polyvinyl Record Co.) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Alvvays is a Toronto-based indie band who has just released its sophomore album, “Antisocialites.” The band’s first album, “Alvvays,” was a decent showing of heavily reverbed instruments with ethereal vocals on

‘Destiny 2’ returns to the same troubled solar system

The PC version of “Destiny 2” will be released October 24, 2017. (Courtesy of Activision) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor The squad-based, sci-fi, first-person shooter and massively-multiplayer online game “Destiny” first hit shelves in September 2014. Highly anticipated, the game fell flat on its face initially. Riddled with bugs and driven by the worst loot drop

The ‘Kingsman’ franchise has done it again

Director Matthew Vaughn wants to make a third film. (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Taylor Dorian Connector Contributor Mathew Vaughn, producer and director of “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” returned to produce and direct the second installment of the Kingsman franchise. He was challenged with meeting the expectations set by the first film released in 2014,

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