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Rina Sawayama shifts gears on new, star-making album “Hold the Girl”

Rina Sawayama shifts gears on new, star-making album “Hold the Girl”

(Photo courtesy of BBC) “Rina Sawayama’s newest album is out now.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor Rina Sawayama broke through the underground pop scene with her catchy, experimental debut album “Sawayama” in 2020. Blending elements of pop, rock, R&B, metal, and dance with Y2K stylings, the appeal was immediate and striking. With her second album “Hold

Vince Staples returns to his roots on new album “Ramona Park Broke My Heart”

(Photo courtesy of NME) “Vince Staples returns to the music scene after his self-titled 2021 record.” Jonathan Hatem Connector Contributor Vince Staples doesn’t write love songs. He says as much in “ROSE STREET,” off his most recent project “Ramona Park Broke My Heart,” which was released in April of this year. This might not seem

Joe Keery shines on newest album “DECIDE”

(Photo courtesy of Kali Patterson) “Djo’s newest album is out now on all major streaming platforms.” Kali Patterson Connector Editor Fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things are in for a treat — Joe Keery has just dropped his sophomore album under his musical alias, Djo (pronounced as just Joe). “DECIDE,” released on Sept. 16, is a

Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” is a Tour de Force

(Photo courtesy of NBC News) “”Renaissance” is the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s “Lemonade.”” Sohini Nath Connector Staff The definition of Renaissance is “the revival of art and literature under the influence of classical models.” In her latest album, which itself is titled “Renaissance,” Beyoncé does a fantastic job in executing this revival, displayed across 16

Simpcore: A Guide to its Good Vibes

(Photo courtesy of JohnOfTheForest) “”Smooth Talker” is the latest song to release from JohnOfTheForest. It was uploaded to his YouTube channel as well as Spotify on June 3, 2022.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Every day, people listen to music all across campus with different varieties of genres. From music from the likes of XXXTentacion to

Descend into Mitski’s “Laurel Hell”

(Photo Courtesy of Dead Oceans) “Laurel Hell” was released on Feb. 4. This marks Mitski’s sixth studio album in her career. Troy Lafond Connector Editor On her sixth studio album, “Laurel Hell”, Japanese-American indie-rock sensation, Mitski, blurs the lines between indie and pop to produce mesmerizing results. Serving as her first album release in three

“Red (Taylor’s Version)” Makes a Masterpiece Better

(Photo Courtesy of Kitty Committee) “Red” is Taylor Swift’s latest studio album and consists of several of her re-recorded hits. Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Red”, originally the fourth studio album by superstar Taylor Swift, is now the second re-recording in her push to get ownership over her music. Like the preceding “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”, “Red