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“The Velvet Underground & Nico”: An Album That Broke All the Rules

“The Velvet Underground & Nico”: An Album That Broke All the Rules

(Photo Courtesy of Verve Records) Andy Warhol was a producer for The Velvet Underground and designed the album cover. Michael Parke Connector Staff “The Velvet Underground & Nico” is The Velvet Underground’s debut album. It was released in March of 1967 and features Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Moe Tucker, with Nico as

“Evermore”: The second latest album by Taylor Swift that features a similar aesthetic to Folklore

‘Evermore’ is partly inspired by Emily Dickinson (Photo Courtesy of Republic Records) Michaela Wakefield Connector Contributor Taylor Swift’s new album, “Evermore”, was released in December of 2020, during the current pandemic. Swift’s new album features 15 songs, all of which tell a unique story that shares Swift’s experiences with various relationships throughout her life. The

‘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

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

Hail The Sun’s ‘Secret Wars’ should not be a secret

Hail the Sun first formed in 2009. (Courtesy of Equal Vision Records) Emily Toomey Connector Editor Hail The Sun just released a surprise five track EP titled “Secret Wars,” and it is no surprise that the best things in life are kept a secret. Their latest release is definitely their best to date, as they

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

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