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Christina Grimmie Refuses to be Invisible With Her First Posthumous Release

By: Kerry Gallagher// “I won’t be diminished / Eclipsed or hidden / You’re gonna see my light blaze back to life / Like a Phoenix rise” Day one of Christina Grimmie’s legacy has begun with the release of her first posthumous single “Invisible” and the girl has spoken! The New Jersey native was killed by …

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“Chained the Rhythm” by Katy Perry is Exactly What You’d Expect

By: Amanda Lee// Katy Perry is back with a new single and it’s exactly what you’d expect from her. The day before the release, glittery disco balls with headphones appeared around the world so that fans could listen to the song. Her politically fueled anthem “Chained to the Rhythm” features Skip Marley and is written …

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The Search for Everything-Wave One by John Mayer

By: Jack DeVault// The late Maya Angelou once said, “At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” The Search For Everything – Wave One, John Mayer’s new EP and first installment of his upcoming (or, ongoing) album solidifies Angelou’s assertion through …

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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, …