• Taylor Swift 1989: Hit and Miss
    8:27 AM

    On October 27th 2014, 1989 was released. No, not the literal year, Taylor Swift’s new album. Taylor has recently made a really big comeback with some of the songs in this album, but a few songs were a hit and miss. Two songs managed to hit number one in the charts, Shake It Off then

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  • What to Expect at Upcoming LIGHTS Concert
    8:34 AM

    I first listened to LIGHTS during my freshman year. A friend of mine was gushing about her music and talking about how wonderful she was. She forced me to listen to a few songs, but I was unimpressed. I mainly listened to post-hardcore and pop punk, and I bashed electronic music whenever I got the

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  • Andrew McMahon’s in the Wilderness Is A Great Listen
    8:51 AM

    Andrew McMahon originally started in Something Corporate several years ago. Following this band was Jack’s Mannequin, a long-lasting project that disbanded last summer while McMahon battled cancer. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness clearly expresses the difference between McMahon’s state of mind during his battle with cancer and during remission.
    1. Canyon Moon
    The first track stays true

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  • A Track by Track Review of Motionless in White’s Latest Release
    8:36 AM

    Motionless in White’s newest album, Reincarnate, is their first album in two years. Reincarnate is a big leap from their previous album, as they experiment with fewer electronic beats. The electronic beats usually affected their albums negatively, as it is hard to pair their screams with an electronic beat.

    1. Death March
    The album’s opening track is

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  • Behind The Light Has a Few Bright Spots
    7:26 AM

    Two years removed from his Season 11 American Idol crown, Phillip Phillips had high expectations following his certified-platinum debut album. “Behind the Light” was a solid sophomore release for Phillips– here’s a track by track analysis.
    Searchlight– Phillips set a high standard with the album’s first song, shedding light on a path of high expectations to

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  • Black Keys’ Style Takes a Turn on Turn Blue
    8:35 AM

    The Black Keys are one of today’s premier rock acts, and they expand their sound with every release. On “Turn Blue” they head in a psychedelic direction with the use of more synthesizers and the help of producer Danger Mouse. It brings the gritty midwestern blues of their earlier albums to today’s indie and psychedelic

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  • New Chevelle Recaptures Old Sound
    8:14 AM

    La Gárgola is the seventh album coming out from Chicago based hard rock band Chevelle. First coming onto the radar in 2002 with their album Wonder What’s Next, Chevelle has since established themselves as a prominent band in the industry. If you listen to Q101 or WIIL Rock, you have probably heard at at least

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