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Five Songs About Social Justice (From Five Different Genres)

Five Songs About Social Justice (From Five Different Genres)

(Photo Courtesy of Fantasy) “Fortunate Son” is a popular cultural Vietnam war product. Maxwell Valin Connector Staff In an age where musicians use their voices for more than just entertainment, but rather, to spread a message, it’s not hard to come across a plethora of songs written about major social movements. In case you’re feeling

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

Nothing But Thieves releases five EPs and we’re panicking

(Photo Courtesy of Sony Music UK) “Moral Panic” is Nothing but Thieves’ latest studio release. Natalia Gonzalez Connector Staff On Oct. 23, Nothing But Thieves released their second album “Moral Panic”. With catchy drum-ins, dynamic guitar riffs and steady-paced, nearly seductive vocals, their newest album was a great leap from their debut studio album, titled

The German Count deserves more praise and recognition for his unforgettable lyrics

(Photo Courtesy of Universal Music/Erik Weiss) The band, Unheilig, began their music career in 1999 and is still active today. Victoria Eluszkiewicz Connector Editor Unheilig is an exceptional singer and arguably one of the most talented to appear in the music world. The name meaning “Unholy” in German, this German artist launched his success in

“Planet Her”: Doja Cat’s new empowering statement album is out of this world

(Photo Courtesy of Kemosabe and RCA Records) Sabrina Monteiro Connector Contributor On June 25 of this year, talented rapper, singer and songwriter, Doja Cat, released a brand-new album, “Planet Her”. This release left fans feeling far beyond excited. It should come as no surprise that once again, she exceeded all expectations. The first track, “Woman”,

“SOUR”: An emotional and relatable breakthrough album that is full of fury and heartbreak

(Photo Courtesy of Geffen Records) Allison Lam Connector Contributor On May 21, 18-year-old, Olivia Rodrigo, released her internet-breaking first album, “SOUR”. The album contained her well-known, previously released songs, “drivers license” and “deja vu”, along with newer hits like “brutal” and “happier”. Rodrigo has been in the public eye since a very young age. Many

Lil Nas X rocks both audiences and critics with his first studio album, “MONTERO”

(Photo Courtesy of Columbia Records) Troy Lafond Connector Staff When “Old Town Road” went viral in 2019, its success felt unprecedented and unrepeatable. Lil Nas X showed clear talent in songwriting and performing, but striking viral gold twice is nearly impossible. However, with his triumphant and impressively vulnerable debut album “MONTERO”, Lil Nas X shows