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You’re in for a joyride: “The Car” is a turn down a new road

You’re in for a joyride: “The Car” is a turn down a new road

By Katie Madigan, Section Editor November 14, 2022

While they are known for their heavy rock music and edgy tunes, the Arctic Monkeys seventh studio album “The Car” is a step in a new direction as seen in lyrics and sound. The album consists of ten...

13 long sleepless nights: “Midnights” is a dreamy experience

13 long sleepless nights: “Midnights” is a dreamy experience

By Maggie Dunn, Intern November 14, 2022

From country music to pop hits to folk songs to re-releasing albums, superstar Taylor Swift has come a long way since her debut in 2006. Her tenth studio album, “Midnights,” portrays Swift at some...

There’s no place like home: A step inside “Harry’s House”

There’s no place like home: A step inside “Harry’s House”

By Grace Rossman, Section Editor June 1, 2022

Global popstar, chart-topping artist and boy-band heartthrob Harry Styles has done it again with his third studio album, “Harry’s House.” The 13 tracks exhibit a confident and bold jump from his...

Charli XCX changing the game

Charli XCX changing the game

By Bee Bielak, Section Editor May 23, 2022

Charli XCX is currently on her headlining CRASH tour, including a recent stop close to home at the Royal Oak Music Theater. With Baby Tate as an opening act, and high energy male background dancers, this...

Mitski’s new album “Laurel Hell” is musical Heaven

Mitski’s new album “Laurel Hell” is musical Heaven

By Ella McCarthy, Intern February 15, 2022

Mitski's new album, “Laurel Hell,” which was released on Feb. 4, reveals her vulnerability over the span of 11 songs while featuring a more uptempo style than usual. Whether it be a song of depression,...

The injustice of Justin Bieber’s “Justice”

The injustice of Justin Bieber’s “Justice”

By Victoria Wittenberg, Section Editor April 30, 2021

Justin Bieber, the teen heart-throb, turned bad boy, turned devout Christian, released an album called “Justice” on March 19th. Over the years we’ve seen quite a few versions of the pop star, feeding...

Change of Scenery II brings Quinn XCII back to his roots

Change of Scenery II brings Quinn XCII back to his roots

By Grace Rossman, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

On April 28, 2015, native Grosse Pointer Quinn XCII released his first EP, “Change of Scenery” produced by longtime friend AyOkay, who is also from Grosse Pointe. On March 5, 2021, the pair released...

The Swift sisters: Folklore and Evermore showcase Taylor Swift’s lyrical and musical growth

The Swift sisters: Folklore and Evermore showcase Taylor Swift’s lyrical and musical growth

By Grace Cueter, Section Editor January 29, 2021

Only five months after releasing “Folklore,” Taylor Swift dropped a sequel album, “Evermore,” a collection of 15 songs and two bonus tracks. The album, along with “Folklore,” showcases yet...

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

By Grace Rossman, Intern December 14, 2020

Album: “Wonder”  Shawn Mendes’ fourth album, “Wonder,” displays a new growth and maturity in his singing career. With this album, Mendes shied away from the quiet songs with just him and...

Peach Pit: You and Your Friends

Peach Pit: “You and Your Friends”

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...

Relatable and relaxing: PARTYMOBILE

Relatable and relaxing: “PARTYMOBILE”

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...

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