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Peach Pit: “You and Your Friends”

Peach Pit:

By Emma Sanderson, Intern

May 8, 2020

After a long three year wait, Peach Pit, a Canadian indie-pop band, released their second album “You and Your Friends” on April 3. With a mix of soft indie songs and energetic rock songs, the band describes love, loss, longing and heartache. The band stars singer Neil Smith, guitarist Christopher Vanderko...

Relatable and relaxing: “PARTYMOBILE”

Relatable and relaxing:

By Kourtney Walk, Intern

May 5, 2020

Canadian Singer PARTYNEXTDOOR has recently dropped an album called “PARTYMOBILE,” four years after he dropped his latest album. On this new album, PARTYNEXTDOOR’s music is ushering in a new era of moody and relaxing R&B/Soul. He also has collaborations with featured artists, including Drak...

The Happy Fits & Honey, Be Well: Concert review

By Gabbi Bielak, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

The Happy Fits with special guest Honey, Be Well was one of the most low-key concerts I've been to. The Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis was a small venue, holding only about 100 people. Tickets were $15 for general admission, and the concert had a standing room only.  Honey, Be Well opened with about seven son...

Eminem out for revenge with new album

Eminem out for revenge with new album

By Hannah Zalewski, Page Editor

September 19, 2018

In an attempt to defend his name, Eminem released his 11th studio album, ‘Kamikaze’ on August 31. The album is composed of eleven full length songs and two skits. Following his previous album ‘Revival’, Eminem uses this album as a platform to call out any celebrity who had anything bad to ...

J. cole drops new heat with new album

J. cole drops new heat with new album

By Taylor Mitchell, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018

Jay Z’s protege turned legend has recently dropped his 5th studio album. J. cole, known for his imagery words and storytelling songs came out with “K.O.D” late Thursday night. The album goes through the emotions of romance in the age of social media, while addressing the state of hip hop and past t...

5 Seconds of Summer debut new single and new sound

5 Seconds of Summer debut new single and new sound

By Zoe Graves, Page Editor

February 26, 2018

Following their 2015 sophomore album, “Sounds Good, Feels Good,” the only music released by Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer was a single for the 2016 movie “Ghostbusters.” Now, almost two and a half years later, the band came back with “Want You Back,” the debut single for their upco...

Madison Beer writes her name in cement on new album

Madison Beer writes her name in cement on new album

By Zoe Graves, Page Editor

February 8, 2018

Attempting to shy away from her reputation as “Justin Bieber’s protege,” and make a name of her own, Madison Beer released her debut album “As She Pleases” on Feb. 2. The album was preceded by singles “Dead” and “Say It To My Face,” and featured five new songs. “As She Pleases...

From YouTube star to pop star

From YouTube star to pop star

By JoAnna Alexander, Intern

January 26, 2018

Former YouTuber and music sensation Troye Sivan released his new song “My My My!” on Jan. 10. In the past, Sivan has created hit songs like “Wild” and “Youth.” Sivan’s songs are dream pop, which is a subgenre of alternative rock. His fans expected a lot from the pop icon, and he has exceeded t...

“Feelings” causes all the feels

By Alex Goossen, Intern

November 13, 2017

  Hayley Kiyoko’s new single, “Feelings,” is about the feeling you get when you start to develope a new crush. The beat manages to be both soft and upbeat, the bass is smooth and adds a rich taste, the drums pop methodically. The whole song’s atmosphere is relaxing and works with the ...

Taylor Swift adapts to new “Reputation”

Taylor Swift adapts to new “Reputation”

By Emily McCloskey, Intern

November 13, 2017

After much anticipation, Taylor Swift dropped “Reputation.” Selling over 700,000 copies on its first day, “Reputation” is the most talked about album this fall and is predicted to sell over 2 million copies — surpassing her past albums, each of which saw sales of over 1 million in the first ...

Sleep is for the weak

Sleep is for the weak

By Zoe Graves, Editor

November 7, 2017

At two in the morning, most people are sleeping. Not Jake Miller. Since January of this year when he split from his record label, Miller spent the early hours of the morning in his room, learning how to play the piano and produce music from the comfort of his apartment. He began releasing what he ...