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Album Review: ‘Oczy Mlody’

★★★☆☆ The Flaming Lips have become something of an eccentric American rock staple since 1983, the band has produced more than 25 albums and EPs. Last October, Wayne Coyne, lead guitarist and vocalist, announced that the band was beginning to work on yet another album, which was released this year[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide

Album Review: ‘Run the Jewels 3’

★★★★★ In 2014, El-P and Killer Mike, known together as Run the Jewels, released “Run The Jewels 2.” On this incendiary, hard-nosed project, the acclaimed hip-hop duo envisioned a bleak future for the nation. Tracks like “Lie, Cheat, Steal” and “Angel Duster” took aim at corruption, unjust rulers and racism,[Read More…]


Album Review: I See You

★★★★★ Since the release of its last album in September 2012, British trio the xx has made its heavily anticipated return to the indie-pop music scene. The band’s third album, “I See You,” is true to its trademark dream-like sound but follows new, creative directions. The xx continues to deliver[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide
Album Review: ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin”

Album Review: ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin”

★★★★☆ One of hip-hop’s most anticipated albums of the year, “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’” marks recording artist Kid Cudi’s return to the hip-hop scene after his foray into alternative rock in his last studio album, “Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven.” Comprised of four acts and 19 tracks, it is his[Read More…]

Album Review: ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

Album Review: ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

★★★★☆ Two years after the double Platinum-certified album “2014 Forest Hills Drive,” Jermaine Cole, better known as J. Cole, released his fourth studio album, “4 Your Eyez Only” on December 9th. The album sees Cole reevaluating his life after fame and finding fulfillment in activism through rap, providing straightforward, yet[Read More…]

by December 19, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Guide
Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

“How to Be a Human Being,” the sophomore album of English indie rock band Glass Animals, is perhaps best described by a line in the album’s third track, “Season 2 Episode 3”: “Sometimes it makes me laugh, sometimes it makes me sad.” Over the course of the past year and[Read More…]


Album Review: ‘No Sound Without Silence’

The Script’s “No Sound Without Silence” album touches upon love, heartbreak, struggles and living life to its fullest. How does this differ from the band’s previous albums? It doesn’t. The Script’s newest album proves to be very characteristic of its sound; if you are a regular listener of the Irish[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
U2's latest album has a uniform alternative rock sound and is free until Oct. 13.

Album Review: ‘Songs of Innocence’

★★★☆☆ It was a mysterious occurrence: Suddenly, while viewing your iTunes library, you noticed that Irish rock band U2’s latest album, “Songs of Innocence,” was automatically added to your queue of songs despite not having purchased it. However, this was not U2 hijacking the iCloud or your phone stealing music[Read More…]


Album Review: ‘Cope’

★★★☆☆ Manchester Orchestra, a five-man rock band, has gained slow but steady success over the years. Formed in 2004, the band has released several albums, has been featured on shows such as Gossip Girl, Skins and UFC, and is currently touring the United States, Canada and the UK. While Manchester[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Search for Spiritual Vibes Hampers M.I.A.

Search for Spiritual Vibes Hampers M.I.A.

By Rachel Habib Special to The Hoya Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 M.I.A.’s Matangi is an album four years in the making. With a release delayed for over 12 months due to disagreements between the artist and her record label,Interscope, Matangi has a lot of hype to live up to. M.I.A.[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide