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ILYSM by Wild Pink is a boring mediocre album.Rating: C Photo Credit: Royal Mountain Records

Be Bored to Sleep with Wild Pink’s ‘ILYSM’

Kathryn Peterson, Staff Writer
November 10, 2022
The band's fourth album is not that easy to fall in love with.
SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: OCTOBER 2022

SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: OCTOBER 2022

Ayma Malik, Opinion, A&E Editor
October 29, 2022
End your October on a spooky note with these six artists.
Grimm Lynn’s new album adds no new value to the R&B music sceneRating: D-Photo Credit: Lovers Club Record

‘Sweet Heat’ Leaves Listeners Cold

Gray Barranco, Staff Writer
October 10, 2022
Grimm Lynn’s new EP does not establish street cred for the small artist.
SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: SEPTEMBER 2022

SIX ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: SEPTEMBER 2022

Ayma Malik
September 16, 2022
With September kicking off the fall season, here's six artists that capture the feeling of an autumn day.
Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’

Gurleen Swaich
May 17, 2022
Duckwrth’s new album “SG8*” provides a mixture of all genres and spews creativity with each song showcasing his musical talents.
Half•Alive shows an alternative interpretation of raw emotions through their new music.Rating:A-Photo Credit: RCA Records

Taking a Ride Through Life with ‘Give Me Your Shoulders’

Gray Barranco
April 1, 2022
With the release of the first part of their album “Give Me Your Shoulders,” Half•Alive walks through life and its possibilities.
Six Artists you Should Be Listening To: March 2022

Six Artists you Should Be Listening To: March 2022

Madison Land
March 3, 2022
Black people have had a huge impact on music as a whole, in America, since the beginning so here are some new artists.
Keb’ Mo’ releases an inspired album, reminiscing in his childhood. Incorporating classic blues with country, he appreciates his past through his vocals.

Sway With The Southern Blues of ‘Good To Be’ by Grammy Winner Keb’ Mo’

Alyssa Rose
February 17, 2022
Inspired by his childhood memories, Keb’ Mo’ releases his first album of the new year
Relax and smell the flowers with “The Time of the Foxgloves”

Relax and smell the flowers with “The Time of the Foxgloves”

Ayma Malik
February 14, 2022
“The Time of the Foxgloves” is nostalgic and personal.
Publishing the second chapter to her story, Mereba releases R&B EP titled ‘AZEB’

Publishing the second chapter to her story, Mereba releases R&B EP titled ‘AZEB’

Gurleen Swaich
February 3, 2022
Mereba releases an EP titled “AZEB,” shining her way through the R&B / Soul world.
Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: January 2022 Edition

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: January 2022 Edition

Gray Barranco
January 21, 2022
In need of new music? Check out these artists.
‘Collapsed Sunbeams’ sounds like storytelling backed with captivating beats and melodies.Rating:B+Image Credit Credit NME

Reminisce On The Past with ‘Collapsed Sunbeams’

Madison Land
December 13, 2021
Arlo Parks, a British singer and songwriter has released her first album that takes her listeners on the journey of her life.