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Confused and let down by J. Cole’s new album: KOD

When J. Cole announced two weeks ago that he was releasing his fifth studio album  titled KOD on 4/20, many of his fans were initially confused. Back in 2011, Cole had publicly quit smoking, telling Pound Magazines Cass Juradinho that he was, “never a really

Extremely Hidden Gems on Vessel by Frankie Cosmos

Frankie Cosmos is one of my all-time favorite artists. Singer-songwriter Greta Kline has released 52 albums on Bandcamp since 2009, 49 of which are solo. These solo albums were recorded at home on Garageband and casually uploaded. Her music acts as a diary, documenting the

Little Dark Age: MGMT’s Creepy Comeback

You might remember MGMT for their catchy 2008 hits such as “Electric Feel” and “Kids,” but band members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser have released much more eccentric music since then. Their experimental 2013 self-titled was not received well by most; the blend of psychedelia

WI Baroque Ensemble plays Eaton Chapel

To a non-classically trained musician or historian, the Baroque Era may be somewhat of an enigma. Following the Renaissance, this period of diverse artistic expression in Europe began in the 17th century and continued into the 18th century. Operas, sonatas (compositions written for one or

Dirty Projectors: The Love is the Art

With the approach of Valentine’s Day, reminders of love can be found everywhere- paper heart decorations, red roses on display next to convenience store checkout lanes, candy thoughtfully left out for passersby. However, if you, like me, find yourself alone during this season of love,

Two Door Cinema Club: Lost within their own genre

Although they were relatively unknown for the first several years of their existence, Two Door Cinema Club quickly became a household name within the indie rock scene following the release of their 2010 debut album, Tourist History. Part of what made the Northern Ireland-based group