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EXO Returns With Repackaged “Lotto” Album

One month following their Ex’Act comeback, the Korean pop band EXO released a repackaged version of the album titled “Lotto” on August 18th. Although the Lotto album only contains three new songs and one remix, EXO once again sky…

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Dinosaur Pile-Up – Eleven Eleven

Artist: Dinosaur Pile-Up Album: Eleven Eleven Reviewer: Ryan Panny For fans of: Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins When Kanye West finally unleashed The Life of Pablo to Tidal subscribers after the messiest promotional campaign the music industry had ever…

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Crown the Empire – Retrograde

Artist: Crown the Empire Album: Retrograde Reviewer: Ryan Panny For fans of: Bring Me the Horizon, Asking Alexandria, Motionless in White One of the countless Metalcore bands to repeatedly grace the Warped Tour stage in the past decade, Texas…

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LAYNE – The Black Hills

Artist: LAYNE Album: The Black Hills EP Reviewer: Briana McDonald For fans of: The 1975, PVRIS, Halsey If the sub genre “dark pop” ever ends up in the dictionary, you’ll likely find a picture of LAYNE. In The Black…

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Ashley Leone – Sugarcoated

There is a plethora of rising artists now putting themselves and their work online, but there are certain hardworking stars who rise above the rest. Ashley Leone is one of these artists, using her stunning songwriting abilities and her…

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Switchfoot – Where The Light Shines Through

Artist: Switchfoot Album: Where The Light Shines Through Reviewer: Matt Ito For Fans Of: Relient K, U2, MuteMath Since their inception in 1996, Switchfoot has maintained a presence in an ever-evolving musical landscape. Most noted for their 2004 release The…

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Saosin – Along the Shadow

Artist: Saosin Album: Along the Shadow Reviewer: Ryan Panny For fans of: AFI, Rise Against, Pierce the Veil   For Millennials, the term “comeback album” has taken on a different connotation than it holds for older generations of fans.…

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Sherwood – Some Things Never Leave You

Artist: Sherwood Album: Some Things Never Leave You For Fans of: Relient K, Death Cab For Cutie Reviewer: Angelica Nicolle Abalos It’s been quite a while since Sherwood released what was thought to be their final record, QU, leaving…

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Coops – God Complex

Artist: Coops Album: God Complex For Fans of: Kendrick Lamar, A Tribe Called Quest, Lupe Fiasco, The Roots Reviewer: Ryan Panny…

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Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book

Artist: Chance the Rapper Album: Coloring Book For Fans of: Kanye West, Childish Gambino, Kid Cudi Reviewer: Lorrie Reyes If there is one thing I know now that I didn’t know before listening to Chance the Rapper’s new mixtape…

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VISTA – VERSUS EP

The debut EP from anthem rock trio VISTA, VERSUS, is out today, and it’s a power trip – it starts on a high note and never backs down.…

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Drake – Views

Artist: Drake Album: Views For Fans of: The Weeknd, Future, Nicki Minaj Reviewer: Ryan Panny Last year saw Aubrey Drake Graham cement his place in the popular music lexicon in staggering fashion. The details needn’t be rehashed, but the…

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LEMONADE: A Multi-Dimensional Experience

  Written by: Allison Del Fium Lemonade is about a lot of things. It is about overcoming obstacles as a woman. More specifically, however, it is about overcoming obstacles as a woman of color. Beyoncé has restored faith that…

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Bear Hands – You’ll Pay For This

Artist: Bear Hands Album: You’ll Pay For This Genre: Alternative For Fans of: The 1975, MGMT, Atlas Genius Reviewer: Ryan Panny Brooklyn, NY’s Bear Hands are in an oversaturated market. To say that Big Apple-based indie rock bands who…