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Mind of Mine impresses vast audience

Mind of Mine impresses vast audience
April 8, 2016

Editor's note: An in-depth review of Zayn's album is featured in issue 12 of North Pointe. Former member of One Direction, Zayn Malik,  has came out with a solo album, Mind of Mine, which is a taste...

Rihanna stages fresh, memorable concert

Rihanna stages fresh, memorable concert
April 3, 2016

The lights dimmed. The stage glowed. The singing commenced. Rihanna begins the concert with her song “Stay” and the eloquent piano played along as the Queen of Pop made a dramatic entrance. In...

Pool provides refreshing listening experience

Pool provides refreshing listening experience
February 10, 2016

Rating: 4 stars There’s a certain odd feeling that comes with driving down a mysteriously vacant cityscape just after dark. Indie pop band Porches’ newest album, Pool, encaptures that exact scene....

Sia releases captivating new album

Sia releases captivating new album
February 5, 2016

Rating: 4 stars In her lyrics, Sia claims to not care about singing on key, but someone on her team must. Her new album, This Is Acting, is by far her most powerful set yet. Boasting a power-plop sound,...

Ham for Hamilton

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December 1, 2015

Any new show added to Broadway has some big shoes to fill. Hamilton, the newest edition to 46th street, does not disappoint. America’s founding fathers are reborn on stage to share the story of the youngest...

Purpose matures teenage heartthrob

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November 22, 2015

Justin Bieber has made a lot of mistakes, but clearly, it’s not too late to say sorry. Whether it was abandoning his pet monkey in a German airport, visiting a brothel in Rio or tearing through a residential...

VIXX concept album adds charisma to Kpop group

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November 20, 2015

Kpop group VIXX, or Visual Value in Excelsis, is known for its six talented members N, Ken, Leo, Ravi, Hongbin and Hyuk. The band has brought together extravagant concepts ranging from colorful to dark...

Sounds Good Feels Good lives up to its name

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October 30, 2015

Rate: 4 out of 5 stars ✫✫✫✫ Following their first arena tour, Australian pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer released their sophomore album Sounds Good Feels Good. The record dropped on...

New album revives Gomez’s image

New album revives Gomez's image
October 24, 2015

Another Disney princess has arrived. While she hasn’t lost either of her heels or met her own Prince Charming, Selena Gomez is carrying on the Disney dynasty with her new album Revival. Gomez is counted...

Beach House suprises fans with unexpected album

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October 20, 2015

Beach House surprised fans recently with the drop of their sixth album Thank Your Lucky Stars. It is a premeditative collection of songs totally unrelated to their previous album Depression Cherry, released...

Hearing Heathers: musical adaption doesn’t disappoint

Hearing Heathers: musical adaption doesn't disappoint
October 17, 2015

Remember that movie about the group of elites? The one about Heather, Heather and Heather? It's back and better than ever as an off-Broadway musical. The story is definitely memorable and the soundtrack...


October 12, 2015


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