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Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

On Feb. 7, The Weeknd finished the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime performance with his hit song “Blinding Lights.” According to Billboard, “Blinding Lights” has spent over a year in the top 10 songs...

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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
With a step away from the flirty album covers of

Music: “PRISM” not entirely sugar-free, but still refreshing

Anjali Bhat October 26, 2013

Katy Perry’s latest album reveals a subtle new flavor with a mix of classics and more introspective music. Candy colors, flirty costumes, a raspy voice, Billboard Hot 100 songs about wild parties,...

Featuring a cover that evokes a “Miami Vice” vibe, Miley Cyrus’s fourth music album “Bangerz” comes after weeks of anticipation (or lack thereof), following a series of provocative performances and music videos. Source: RCA Records.

Music: Miley Cyrus’s ‘Bangerz’ not as bad as expected

Shuyi Qi October 14, 2013

  ...but still kind of bad. Before I talk about “Bangerz,” let’s just take a moment to forget about the MTV awards, the wagging tongue and the teddy bears. And the fact that the album...

Music: Can Bowie make a strong comeback after 10 years out of the music scene?

Music: Can Bowie make a strong comeback after 10 years out of the music scene?

Catherine March 14, 2013

Mixed Reviews is a feature where we examine recently released songs and albums with perspectives from two different reporters. This week we listened to a highly anticipated album “The Next Day” from...

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