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“Outer Banks”: Does Netflix’s New East Coast Teen Drama Live Up to the Hype?

From all these dynamic relationships and conflicts comes an enthralling, 10-episode series full of lust, mystery and absurd twists.
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TikTok: A Cultural Reset of Popularizing Indie Music

Regardless of how you feel about TikTok, there’s no denying that it has had a significant role in reshaping the music industry.
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DaBaby Takes the Heat on “BLAME IT ON BABY”

“BLAME IT ON BABY” sees DaBaby try to emulate the success he found with his first two projects by leaning on his signature aggressive vocals and sardonic flow.
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Rina Sawayama’s Debut Album is a Career-Defining Project

Rina Sawayama’s debut album, “SAWAYAMA,” is finally here, and lives up to the years of hype fans have accumulated towards this project.
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Thundercat Said It Best, “It Is What It Is”

Just enough musical content for a simple drive around town or a walk with a dog, Thundercat managed to condense his entire album into a 37-minute masterpiece.
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The Strokes’ (and the World’s) New Abnormal

Perfect for our new abnormal way of living, the Strokes have come to cure our quarantine depression by releasing their first album in seven years.
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Track Review: “The One” by The Lemon Twigs

The Twigs always serve their indie rock style meshed with ‘70s pop glam, and they have already proven they will continue to do so on future projects.
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Tracks of the Month: March 2020

Need some new songs for your quarantine playlist? Look no further!
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Artsweek’s April Film Calendar: 30 Recommendations for Each Day of the Month

Artsweek’s April Film Calendar is finally here and ready to lift up spirits during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.
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You Can’t Look Away From “Tiger King’’

Tweets, memes and uppity think pieces alike all have their own takes on this absolute madhouse of a show.
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Dua Lipa’s “Future Nostalgia” Blends Past and Present, Brilliantly

On “Future Nostalgia," Lipa carefully constructs her sound around ‘80s pop and brings it to the present, embracing retro trends while putting a fresh perspective on them. 
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In Review: “After Hours” by The Weeknd

New listeners can revel in a melancholic sound that they may not be familiar with yet, and long-time fans can take comfort in the fact that The Weeknd has not really lost sight of who he is after all.
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7 Netflix Shows to Watch While Quarantining

In need of good television and entertainment while you’re stuck at home during this global pandemic? Well, look no further.
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Pete Davidson Stand-Up Comedy Special Review

To a generation that greatly values authenticity, Davidson’s voice may very well be one of the more sane ones to rise up.
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Track Review: “Stupid Love” by Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has returned after a four-year gap since her last studio album with a new hyper-addictive track, “Stupid Love."
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