Glass Half Full: A Review of “The Black Album” by Weezer

About two months ago, I reviewed Weezer’s cover album. I called it lazy and pointless, which I still maintain. But it didn’t kill my hope for the Black Album. After all, I’d enjoyed the singles. Perhaps the Black Album would be just the comeback Weezer needed. Alas, it is not. Out of the ten tracks …

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: A Triple Review of “OK, I’M SICK,” by badflower, “Betty” by Betty Who, and “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne

Within the past couple weeks, many albums from all different genres have dropped. Only a few stood out to me. “OK, I’M SICK” by badflower sparked my interest because I’ve liked a couple of their songs in the past. “Betty” by Betty Who stood out for the same reason. “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne …

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She’s Back!: A Review of “Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande”

I’m going to be honest with you— I don’t really know how to talk about this album. I’ve been a fan of Ariana Grande since before she even released an album. I used to listen to her YouTube covers obsessively, eagerly awaiting the day she released her own music. And she never disappointed. Well, that …

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Backstreet’s Back, All Right!: A Review of “DNA” by Backstreet Boys

I grew up in a Backstreet Boys household. My mom listened to the Backstreet Boys, therefore I listened to the Backstreet Boys. I’m not well-versed enough with N*SYNC’s music (aside from their two biggest hits), so I don’t know if they’re truly the lesser boy band. But that’s what my biased heart says. Even so, …

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What’s the Purpose?: A Dual Review of “Heard It in a Past Life” by Maggie Rogers and “Teal Album” by Weezer

I know, what the hell? A new blog post on a Sunday? Usually there's But today I felt motivated to write, so you're getting a double review. You're welcome. Every album ever made has been made with a purpose. At least, that’s how it should be. Why make a body of work if you don’t …

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Too Little, Too Late: A Triple Review of “LM5” by Little Mix , “Expectations” by Bebe Rexha, and “Sweetener” by Ariana Grande

Remember when I used to reviews albums like all the time? I used to be so productive. Now I hardly ever post album reviews. Anyway, today I’d like to amend that and do a few little reviews for some albums I missed along the way. As you can tell by the title, those albums are …

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World War 21P: A Review of “Trench” by twenty one pilots

Over the past year, no band has been turned on faster than twenty one pilots. One day, they were lauded as near-gods and the next they were written off as hacks. In a world where callout culture is affecting careers left and right, this isn’t so surprising. That is, until you realize neither Tyler Joseph …

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Monstrously Good: A Review of “Love Monster” by Amy Shark

If iTunes hadn't aggressively pushed Amy Shark as much as they have, I doubt I would've given her a chance. And that would've been a grievous mistake. She is a shining talent, a veritable diamond in the rough. I've been unable to listen to anything besides Love Monster for an entire week. Shark is 2018's …

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Free and Queer: A Mini-Review of “Liberation” by Christina Aguilera and “Make My Bed” by King Princess

June 2018 marked a comeback and a humble beginning for two of my favorite artists— Christina Aguilera and King Princess. Since I really liked how my last music review came out, I decided to format this one in the same way. I have somewhat mixed feelings on both projects, but both are good releases. They …

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The Duality of Bands: A Mini-Review of “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” by Arctic Monkeys and “Ann” by The Front Bottoms

When I saw both of these bands were releasing music this month, I was ecstatic! Arctic Monkeys and The Front Bottoms are two of my favorite bands, so I’m always happy for new releases from them. More than that, I knew I’d have to review these projects. However, I’ve decided to do it a little …

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