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Lil Nas Xs Debut Monteros colorful and eye-catching album cover

Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ is a mixed bag with many gems

Anika Sharma September 22, 2021
Lil Nas X’s debut album is an emotional and fascinating ride
Stray Kids’ newest comeback “NOEASY” is an amazing display of their growth

Stray Kids’ newest comeback “NOEASY” is an amazing display of their growth

April Wang, Staff Writer September 17, 2021
New album reaffirms Stray Kids’ unique musical style and versatility.
The cover features a hand reaching out towards a bright pink poison vial | Photo Courtesy Warner Bros Music

‘pretty poison’ is an absolute masterpiece

Irene Tang and Abdullah Memon September 12, 2021
Nessa Barrett releases chilling first EP
iKons Bobby poses in a choreographed fight for the U MAD MV

Bobby exceeds expectations with his second solo album ‘Lucky Man’

Tyler Cho January 31, 2021
The latest album from iKon’s main rapper merges vintage-inspired rap tones with new experimental styles
BE is a fusion of eccentric tunes, heartwarming tracks and sentimental ballads

BTS’s album ‘BE’ stands as the group’s most human gem

Annie Zhang November 24, 2020
The release of BTS’s new self-produced album depicts life in quarantine nostalgically
Reflecting on Logic’s departure from music in his final album

Reflecting on Logic’s departure from music in his final album

Aditya Shukla September 13, 2020
Exploring “No Pressure” to understand his reasons for leaving the rap game
The album art for Juice WRLDs posthumous rap album Legends Never Die.

Summer 2020 music releases provide needed relief during COVID-19

Gauri Manoj September 13, 2020
Students discuss new releases and how COVID-19 has influenced the music industry
The folklore album cover features Taylor Swift standing alone in a forest, looking up at the trees.

A look into Taylor Swift’s unexpected album “folklore”

Shivani Verma August 22, 2020
Swift pulls off a new genre while staying true to her roots
Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

Vivian Jiang and Leanna Sun June 8, 2020

On May 26, pop-artist Lady Gaga released her sixth studio electric-pop album “Chromatica,” reminding the world of when she first entered the music industry more than a decade ago with her dance-pop...

 ‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

Yung Lean shows progress on ‘Starz’

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer May 22, 2020
‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet
Notes on a Conditional Form review

“Notes on a Conditional Form” review

Ayah Ali-Ahmad May 22, 2020
The 1975’s drops their latest album “NOACF”
‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

Lakshanyaa Ganesh March 31, 2020

onan Gray is an artist from a small town in Texas known for hit singles like “Maniac” and “Crush Culture,” often compared to the likes of singer-songwriter Lorde. Now, as someone who views Lorde...

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