More Life by Drake

by: Jack DeVault// Drake’s latest album (or playlist) More Life was released on March 18th, just eleven months after the debut of his record-breaking, made-for-streaming album, Views. Although Views was a massive numbers success, the album was undoubtedly the worst received project of Drake’s career to date. Critics and fans alike condemned its arrogant feel and forced pop medleys that …

Cassadee Pope Gets Down to the Nitty Gritty with“Me, Myself and Wine”

by: Kerry Gallagher// Cassadee Pope had quite the year last year. She spent 2016 out on the road as the opener for Chris Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over” tour, became a No. 1 artist and a Grammy nominee for her “Think of You” duet with Chris and released her Summer EP, which I kept on repeat …

Cohesiveness is Reinvented on Ed Sheeran’s New Album

By: Anna Glinski// We have waited for what seemed like ages for this. On March 3rd 2017, Ed Sheeran released his third studio album, titled ÷ (Divide). The bar was set very high for Sheeran considering it had been over two years since his last album release. With 12 perfectly and carefully crafted tracks (16 on …

“Slide” by Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos

by: Drew Allen// If Frank Ocean comes out with a song, I’m going to write about it. If Frank Ocean comes out with a song featuring Migos (known homophobes/overall average hip-hop trio), I’m going to express my confusion about it. Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean and Migos are somewhat of an unexpected collaboration; nevertheless, “Slide” was …

Lorde is Back with Game-Changing New Single, ‘Green Light’

By: Jordyn Tilchen// It’s been nearly four years since the release of Pure Heroine and our ears have been desperately yearning for more Lorde ever since. Sure, we had ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ from The Hunger Games soundtrack to tide us over, but yesterday the New Zealand-bred artist finally answered our prayers with the debut of …

What David Longstreth Imagined And What Dirty Projectors Became

by: Max Freedman// Which album is better: Bitte Orca or Swing Lo Magellan? Among fans of Dirty Projectors, a band that critics and listeners alike hold dear for their frayed, wailing take on oft-treaded pop and rock forms, this is a question that’s been a source of endless debate since Swing Lo Magellan’s release in …