King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard create quarantine soundtrack

October 12, 2020

Accepting the limits of pandemic life, Australian rock band King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard released two new albums that perfectly encapsulate the quarantine experience.
“Demos Vol. 1 +Vol. 2” and “Live in Asheville ’19” are now the latest additions to King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s ever-growing discography. The band made the release on online music platform Bandcamp.

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‘Gemini’ lingers in nostalgia

By Anastasia Landeros A reflective Macklemore attempts to find his new groove without Ryan Lewis on “Gemini,” his first solo album in 12 years. But Macklemore isn’t entirely alone. All but one song features a cameo from another recording artist. The reflective “Ten Million” is the only true solo track on the album and offers listeners a dreamy, slightly electronic look into the rappers struggles as an artist, a constant…

September 28, 2017
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Harry Styles Album Debut Review

By Rebekah de la Pena Since the worldwide debut of boy-band One Direction, Harry Styles has been at the front and center of it all, stealing millions of girls’ hearts. Debuting his self-titled solo project, “Harry Styles”, listeners hear a very different side of this very talented 23-year-old. “Meet Me in the Hallway” starts the album off with slow and simple guitar chords. The album continues with soft sounds and singing,…

May 16, 2017
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Fearless Records releases vol. 6 of ‘Punk Goes’ series

By Juan Ramirez Fearless Records adds to its “Punk Goes” series with Punk Goes Pop Vol.6 with new covers of Billboard topping hits. Fearless Records first announced a new Punk Goes album was in the works on August 14 not saying much about it but details were soon to come. A couple of months after the announcements on October 13, the album cover and the track list were released to…

December 3, 2014
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Interpol’s album release fails to meet expectations

By Megan G. Razzetti Interpol returned from a four-year hiatus with the much anticipated new album “El Pintor” released on September 9. “El Pintor,” which is an anagram of the band’s name, gives listeners the sound of heavy synth-infused songs packed with the iconic crooning of lead singer Paul Banks. After a long hiatus and the departure of bandmate Carlos Dengler, Interpol produced a not-so-spectacular album. The fresh track list…

September 24, 2014
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Karen O releases successful solo album

By Megan G. Razzetti The eccentric Karen O has released her intimate first solo album “Crush Songs” giving her fans a peek into her diary. Unlike O’s day job as frontwoman for the explosive band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs where many electronic elements are packed tightly into each song, “Crush Songs” is much more simple. Released on Julian Casablancas’ of The Strokes newly formed record label Cult Records, this solo…

September 17, 2014
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Arcade Fire ignites funk-inspired rock on ‘Reflektor’

By Ruben Perez Indie alt-rock group Arcade Fire return to the music scene after a three-year absence with a shimmering new funk, rock sound on the 2-Disc album “Reflektor.” The sextet released their breakthrough album “The Suburbs” back in 2010. The album featured hit singles “Ready to Start,” “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains),” and “We Used to Wait.” The first disc of “Reflektor” is a frenzied mix of discoteque pop,…

November 6, 2013
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