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PAZ: The Music on My Playlist

PAZ: The Music on My Playlist

1. “Spring to Come” — John Butler Trio  When I turn to my playlists for a soft, safe and stable space, this ballad by the Australian folk group John Butler Trio is a natural option to center myself. With a warm and reflective introduction, Butler’s gentle voice invites you to[Read More…]

ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

★★★★★ Ever since a pink Polo-clad Kanye West broke gangster rap’s stronghold on mainstream hip-hop with his debut album “The College Dropout” in 2004, the Chicago rapper, producer and fashion designer has constantly shifted the paradigm of music. West is a shape-shifter, perched at the precarious intersection of critical acclaim[Read More…]

MUSIC TIMES
Taylor Swift’s new album “1989” has completely departed from her country origins, showcasing instead her talent as a successful pop singer.

Album Review: ‘1989’

★★★★☆ Taylor Swift wants you to know that she’s not selling out. While her fifth studio album may be a stark departure from her days as country music’s sweetheart, “1989” is less about appealing to the popularity of pop music and more about showing that this new style represents a[Read More…]

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The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide
Angry Swift Expands Her Sound

Angry Swift Expands Her Sound

4/5 stars Taylor Swift is consistent. Whether she is lamenting over a broken heart, bashing an ex-lover or gallivanting through a passionate yet short-lived relationship, one knows what to expect. Every tune is catchy, and each track is beautifully produced. Country, pop and everything in between: Red, her newest album, delivers.[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments The Guide
New Releases // 10.5.12

New Releases // 10.5.12

“RIDE” | LANA DEL REY 4/5 stars In some way, this new track off Born to Die: Paradise Edition is just like any other song by Lana Del Rey. You can expect melancholic crooning and her signature drone, but it’s the ethereality and the raw emotion that will keep you hitting the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2012 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 1.20.11

“I Won’t Give Up” Jason Mraz // Untitled 5 stars Jason Mraz is back with this melodic ode that love that conquers all. This mostly acoustic song relies on the strength of Mraz’s tenor and the poetry of his lyrics, which soar to a finish that will leave you with tears in your eyes. “Tattoo” Van Halen // A[Read More…]

by January 20, 2011 0 comments The Guide