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Angel Olsen encompasses her musical oeuvre in ‘Phases’

Angel Olsen encompasses her musical oeuvre in ‘Phases’

“Phases” is Angel Olsen’s first compilation album as a solo artist. (Courtesy of Jagjaguar) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Last autumn, indie-folk rocker Angel Olsen released her sophomore album “My Woman” to widespread critical acclaim, and as a result, she garnered a much wider fan base. Though it has been considered very good, the album had

Sleep On It’s debut album is anything but ‘Overexposed’

Formed in 2012, Sleep On It is a band based in Chicago, Illinois. (Courtesy of Equal Vision Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Sleep On It finally released their first studio album, “Overexposed.” Their first album is definitely a success as they stick to their traditional pop-punk roots and even have a song featuring the lead

‘Going Grey’ is absolutely fantastic

“Going Grey” is the Front Bottom’s fourth studio album. (Courtesy of Bar None Records) Dorian Taylor Connector Contributor The Front Bottoms, an up and coming indie rock and alternative band from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, followed up their 2015 album “Back on Top” with a more energized and exquisitely produced album titled “Going Grey.” In

Future, please don’t do this again

Future has released six studio albums since he began his musical career back in 2012. (Courtesy of A1 Recordings) Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Nayvadius Wilburn, better known as Future, is an Atlanta, Ga. rapper, trap star, auto-tune crooner and polarizing figure – not only in modern rap, but also, in modern music. Some people

Album review: ‘Hunter’

Alexia Morton Connector Contributor Local band Hunter has burst onto the scene with their self-produced album “Hunter.” This four-piece alternative rock band, headed by front woman Hunter Stamas, brings a soulful sound to the alternative rock genre with their folk and indie-inspired instrumentals. Strong vocals and clever lyrics come together to create an energetic, upbeat

Wavves release new album ‘V’

“V” is the band’s fifth album since their debut in 2008. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Wavves’s fifth studio album, “V”, is a far shot from disappointment. Though the album was released only about a week ago, it has received praise from fans all over. Taking influences from other staples

The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die release ‘Harmlessness’

Photo courtesy of Epitaph Records Emily Toomey Connector Staff There is certainly no doubt about it, The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die has one of the most unique musical styles in the alternative music scene. Having almost as many members as the words in their name, it

‘Honeymoon’ album review

Hannah Manning Connector Contributor After a few months of dropping individual songs, opening a telephone hotline, and releasing a polarizing music video, Lana Del Rey finally released her third studio album, “Honeymoon,” on Friday, Sept. 19. Del Rey has pulled out all stops for this release. She released the audio for “Honeymoon,” the title track,

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