‘Bloomsday’ exemplifies the dangers of sampling

January 12, 20150

Like fashion, musical trends fade in and out of the industry. Some enjoy longer stays than others — and even…

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‘Tyranny’ is a bizarre journey

October 6, 20140

Album: “Tyranny” Artist: Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Release Date: September 23, 2014 Label: Cult Records Rating: 2/5 Let me…

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Rap made respectful with ‘All You Can Do’

August 25, 20140

With recent stirrings in the black community regarding the appropriateness of Iggy Azalea’s participation in hip-hop, a common complaint wasn’t…

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‘Lazaretto’ proves Jack White’s musical genius

June 24, 20140

Artist: Album: Genre: Release date: Rating: Jack White “Lazaretto” Blues Rock June 10, 2014 4/5 stars Jack White’s second album…

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Rapper Sage Francis fights change on Copper Gone

June 10, 20140

After a long and tense hiatus, Rhode Island-based emcee Sage Francis is back with his much-anticipated LP, “Copper Gone.” His…

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Pixies Music Review

May 20, 20140

Artist: Album: Genre: Label: Release date: Rating: Pixies “Indie Cindy” Alternative Rock Pixiesmusic, PIAS April 19, 2014 3/5 stars What…

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Music Review

April 15, 20140

Artist: Jackie Onassis Album: “Holiday EP” Genre: Hip-hop, rap Label: Sony Music Entertainment Release date: Nov. 17, 2012 Jackie Onassis…

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Metal, post-hardcore genre limitations shattered in ‘Issues’

March 4, 20140

Album: “Issues” Artist: Issues Genre: Nu-metal, metalcore, post-hardcore Label: Rise Records Release Date: Feb. 18, 2014 4/5 stars   What…

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Beck – Morning Phase

March 3, 20140

Beck – Morning Phase Rating: 3/5 It’s pretty clear from just the 41-second introduction to Beck’s new Morning Phase that…

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‘After the Disco’ by Broken Bells

February 23, 20140

Album: “After the Disco” Artist: Broken Bells Genre: Alternative rock, space rock, disco Label: Columbia 4/5 There are certain bad…

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‘Croz’ by David Crosby

February 23, 20140

Album: “Croz” Artist: David Crosby Genre: Rock Label: Blue Castle Records Release Date: Jan. 28, 2014 4 stars / 5…

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Ten of the most anticipated albums of 2014

January 28, 20140

Check out some awesome music that will be coming to your ears soon! Music Preview compiled by Oliver Petraitis, KRUA…

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Top 5 albums of 2013 from KRUA

December 10, 20130

And now, for your holiday pleasure, watch as I struggle with the intensely difficult task of hierarchically ordering five of…

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‘Marshall Mathers LP 2’ by Eminem

November 21, 20130

If you didn’t like Shady antics before, stop reading now. If Marshall Mathers is unconditionally your Messiah, you might also…

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