Music

In Review: Demi Lovato Dances With the Devil, and Comes Back Stronger Than Ever

If there’s anyone who deserves a triumphant comeback album story arc, it’s Demi Lovato.
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On This Day: Van Cliburn, The Pianist That Broke The Cold War

As cheesy as it sounds, Cliburn became the epitome of the commonality of art between all of humankind, pushing past extremist notions of anti-Communism.
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On This Day: “Carrie & Lowell” By Sufjan Stevens

Despite having only a 43-minute runtime, the album covers a lifetime of the complicated relationship between Stevens and his mother, along with the sadness that follows the death of a loved one.
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In Review: Tash Sultana’s “Terra Firma” Flares Up Worldwide

On this multiple-listens-through type of record, something beyond the songs themselves will linger in your thoughts.
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Record Recap: 50th Anniversary Of “Tago Mago” by CAN

The widespread influence of “Tago Mago” is reflected in the subsequent records of musicians who were inspired by the record’s creative exploration.
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In Review: “For the first time” By Black Country, New Road

Black Country, New Road has established itself as one of the most exciting new British exports, frequently drawing comparisons to the American post-hardcore band Slint. 
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In Review: Taylor Swift’s Storytelling Saves 2020, Again

Swift’s new album, “evermore,” both lyrically and sonically picks up where “folklore” left off.
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In Review: “Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞” By Kali Uchis

Uchis not only proves her artistic creativity and her ability to blend genres but also successfully embraces and highlights her Colombian roots in defiance of criticism.
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In Review: Kylie Minogue’s Victory Lap With “DISCO”

Minogue has reinvented herself once again with “DISCO,” bringing retro sounds to the future.
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In Review: Tomberlin’s Musical Craft Projects in Her Latest EP

The EP may be disappointing for those seeking pioneering melodies, but it does not fall short of sophistication or sincerity. 
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In Review: “Positions” Is The Return of Classic — Albeit More Sultry — Ariana

“Positions” proves itself to be a succinct 41-minute album that is a strong resurgence of classic Grande, in all of her textural and high soaring vocals.
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In Review: “Featuring Ty Dolla $ign” Proves Ty $ is More than a Background Artist

"Featuring Ty Dolla $ign" is undoubtedly an album to vibe to, a concoction of catchy songs that are short enough to leave you craving the next, but long enough to make you appreciate Ty’s mastery.
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In Review: Róisín Murphy Tells Her Own Story on “Róisín Machine”

On “Róisín Machine,” the music is stripped back and drawn out, but still has the essence of her personality through these slow disco and house anthems.
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In Review: “Savage Mode 2” by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin

“Savage Mode II” finally arrived last Friday, and both Metro Boomin and 21 Savage delivered a gritty, dark and menacing project that exceeded the original.
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In Review: Joji Nuances His Sad Boi Style on “Nectar”

On his latest album “Nectar,” Joji expands his sonic range, simultaneously embracing his lo-fi sound as well as including a more diverse musical palette.
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