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“Younger Now” Travels Back to Cyrus’s Roots

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October 1, 2017

From being a puerile and bubbly childhood country star to becoming a more vulgar persona in early 2014, Miley Cyrus has proved to be dynamic. Her eclectic poppy undertones and electric vocals have changed,...

Nothing like a ‘Warm Glow’ to put you to sleep

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September 25, 2017

Seven months after releasing their debut album “Landmark,” Saint Paul, Minnesota natives Hippo Campus are back with a new EP. “Warm Glow” features three new tracks with a sound reflecting the title,...

Milky Chance has more of an upbeat mood with new album

Milky Chance has more of an upbeat mood with new album
March 20, 2017

As the album title and artwork suggest, “Blossom,” by the German indie-folk band Milky Chance, projects a brighter, more uplifting sound than the band’s first album, “Sadnecessary.” “Sadnecessary,”...

Migos Shine on new album ‘Culture’

Migos Shine on new album 'Culture'
February 14, 2017

After being called “the Beatles of this generation” by Donald Glover at the 2017 Golden Globe awards and boasting a No. 1 song on the charts, the Migos are showing listeners that their superstardom...

‘I Decided’ gives insight into Big Sean’s life

'I Decided' gives insight into Big Sean's life
February 7, 2017

In his fourth studio album, “I Decided.,” Detroit rapper Big Sean reveals exactly why he won’t be taking any losses with a new, motivated outlook on both his life and music. From dropping his...

Syd’s debut solo album makes waves

Syd’s debut solo album makes waves
February 6, 2017

Syd, lead singer in The Internet, released her debut solo album “Fin.” The sound of the album can be described as a mixture of ‘90s R&B, taking inspiration from artist such as Aaliyah, yet it's...

Sheeran bounces back

Sheeran bounces back
January 22, 2017

After an agonizing year-long sabbatical, Ed Sheeran has returned to the world of music, releasing two singles on Jan. 6.  The new singles, “Castle on the Hill” and “Shape of You,” offer a taste...

Keys’ album hits all the right notes

Keys' album hits all the right notes
November 16, 2016

There have been numerous politically charged albums about social injustice and inequality on iTunes lately. But Alicia Keys’ latest album, “Here,” stands out from them all. After four years of...

98.7 Amp Radio’s Boo Bash is Halloween hit

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November 10, 2016

Electronic dance music artist Diplo made his second appearance in Detroit on Halloween night. He was last at the Mad Decent Block Party this past August. Boo Bash is an event which 98.7 AMP radio hosts...

Back with a bang

Back with a bang
October 21, 2016

After taking a break from music for a few years, Solange Knowles comes back with a bang. Born in Texas, she has made the charts with her recent album “A Seat at the Table.” This is Knowles’ third...

J-Views blends versatile tunes

J-Views blends versatile tunes
June 9, 2016

One of the best parts of watching any good documentary or television show is the soundtrack. Whether a song lays over swooping visuals of a snow-capped mountain or an illuminated cityscape at night, there...

Lemonade tastes bittersweet

Lemonade tastes bittersweet
May 23, 2016

Watch out and fear the defiant wrath of Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade. The album is dynamic. It contains similar sweet beats to Bey’s previous hits while adding a zest of flavor with...

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