Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Hype About Hullabaloo

The colorful posters for UCSD’s second largest festival went up several weeks ago, reminding students that, come Nov. 18, they could expect to “Eat. Play. Dance.” in Matthew’s Quad. Two weeks ago, via Facebook,...

Songs of the Week (10.30.16)

Drake - "Fake Love" Drake was never the same after being punched by Diddy on a fateful 2014 day, igniting within him a sense of masculinity that had him pounding away at the gym and...

Album Review: “Gameshow” by Two Door Cinema Club

Irish indie rock band Two Door Cinema Club released its debut album, “Tourist History,” in 2010, an album that immediately seduced indie music lovers with its blend of originality and subtle merging of dance-pop,...

Album Review: “You Want it Darker” by Leonard Cohen

He’s gotten old. He’s ready to walk away from the business of living. Leonard Cohen sings “You Want it Darker” with the desperation of a dying man. There aren’t many years left, and certainly...

Concert Review: The 1975

The 1975 are an unusual band indeed, much in part due to its outlandish frontman Matt Healy, the millennial iteration of a classic 70s rockstar. While one can certainly gather this peculiarity from their...

Songs of the Week (10.23.16)

Eminem - "Campaign Speech" For nearly eight minutes, Eminem raps to nothing more than his own vocal rhythm with only the lightest accompanying track. He gives us his presidential revenge fantasy, a mishmash of references,...

Songs of the Week (10.16.16)

John Legend - "Love Me Now" “Love Me Now” is a soft-sung love ballad, courtesy of our own John Legend. After a three-year drought following the release of “Love in the Future,” John has returned...

Album Review: “Atrocity Exhibition” by Danny Brown

Danny Brown rose to prominence with “XXX,” a foul-mouthed portrait of a rapper in skinny jeans set against the backdrop of a declining Detroit. Its gutter talk won over fans and critics alike, who...

Album Review: “50” by Rick Astley

Take a long, critical look at the video for “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Its meme cache stems primarily from the dated, campy potato-quality grain. Rick Astley ascended to web infamy when “rickrolling” exploded...

Songs of the Week (10.9.16)

Chromatics - "I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around" The delays that have long plagued the Chromatics’ coming album, “Dear Tommy,” can easily be excused when the band releases singles like these. Besides being...

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