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Five New Songs to Have on Your Radar

By: Drew Allen// “Drew Barrymore” – SZA You may recognize SZA from her feature in Rihanna’s “Consideration,” or maybe you know her as the first female R&B artist ever to sign with Top Dawg Entertainment. Perhaps you’ve never heard of her at all. If that’s the case, consider her new single  “Drew Barrymore” the perfect …

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Lauren Alaina Takes the Road Less Traveled with Sophomore Album Release

By: Kerry Gallagher// It’s been six years since Lauren Alaina released her debut album Wildflower, which I’ll admit I’ve never felt inclined to listen to. However, this time around Lauren caught my attention when she revealed that she’s a little screwed up like the rest of us and Road Less Traveled would reflect that. The …

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“Little Bubble” by Dirty Projectors

by: Drew Allen// 2017 is here and the Dirty Projectors are wasting no time. “Little Bubble,” the alluring new single is a follow-up to “Keep Your Name,” which was released back in September. Both singles have been far more reminiscent of Bitte Orca (2009) than they are of Swing Lo Magellan (2012). This is not to suggest that the …

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Front Row Seat to Earth by Weyes Blood

by Max Freedman// Standing alone on a quiet, dimly lit Greenpoint backstreet mere hours before a Weyes Blood show. Existential dread floods in. It’s two nights after the most traumatizing election in recent memory. Hundreds of New Yorkers profoundly unsettled by its result gather under the roof of a monstrously tall church for Natalie Mering …

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The Weight of These Wings by Miranda Lambert

by Kerry Gallagher// A lot has happened in Miranda Lambert’s personal life since the release of Platinum two years ago. If you’ve paid any attention to the country music scene, you’d know I’m referring to her divorce from Blake Shelton. When Miranda announced the release of her sixth studio album, The Weight of These Wings, …