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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

Abel Tesfaye proves star status with ‘Starboy’

Following the release of “Trilogy,” Canadian pop star The Weeknd has launched into stardom. (Courtesy of Conway Recording Studios) Andrew Haverty Connector Staff There is no denying the impressive rise to fame The Weeknd has had the past few years. Most people probably do not even know that “Beauty behind the Madness” was not his first

‘Gameshow’ doesn’t quite light up the world

This is the bands third album since their debut in 2010 (Courtesy of Parlophone) Christopher Romano Connector Staff An album comprised of funk, dance, indie pop, vaporwave and the 1980’s makes up Two Door Cinema Club’s (TDCC) “Gameshow.” The band’s third album has a slightly familiar feel to previous albums, but the listener can hear there is

Bon Iver pushes boundaries with ‘22, A Million’

The album opened at number 2 on Billboard 200 and sold 71,000 units in its first week. (Courtesy of Jagjaguwar) Chris Romano-Tanso Connector Contributor When Bon Iver released their first album in 2008, listeners found the “Skinny Love” singer, Justin Vernon, to be folksy in a totally new way. In their first album in five

Melanie Martinez ‘Cry Baby’ album review

Courtesy of Atlantic Records Jen Desrosiers Connector Editor In recent years, there has been a rise in popularity of indie pop music from female artists such as Lorde, Lana Del Rey, Sky Ferreira, Marina and the Diamonds and Halsey, who all gained massive fan followings through the social blogging platform Tumblr. The most recent artist

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