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Album Review: ‘Beyoncé’ by Beyoncé

January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Beyoncé’s amazing new self-titled album arrived on the music scene as a surprise to her legions of fans and the industry itself. The album went on to...

Review by Chris Johannsen, Copy Editor

Album Review: ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2’ by Eminem

December 13, 2013

  In August 1996, Eminem made his debut with the release of his first independent album titled “Infinite.” With his bleach-blonde hair, tattoos, earrings and incredibly profane lyrics, Eminem...

Album Review: ‘Prism’ by Katy Perry

December 9, 2013

Review by Staff Writer Signe Trewyn   Katy Perry’s last album, 2010’s “Teenage Dream,” was known worldwide for five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. This is tied for the...

Album Review: ‘Bangerz’ by Miley Cyrus

November 13, 2013

  I received Miley Cyrus’ latest album, “Bangerz,” as a joke birthday gift from my boyfriend. I was pretty surprised (and only somewhat ashamed) that I didn’t entirely hate it when I finally...

Album Review: ’20/20 Experience 2 of 2′ by Justin Timberlake

October 16, 2013

Review by Staff Writer Signe Trewyn   Over the years, I haven’t been an avid listener of Justin Timberlake, but his new album changed that. It was an enjoyable record and one of my personal...

Commentary by Staff Writer Christina Curtin

Album Review: ‘On Our Side’

May 1, 2013

  The debut album “On Our Side” by Santa Barbara, Calif. band ERLAND is truly a hidden gem. ERLAND is made up of founder Erland Wanberg on vocals, guitar and harmonica, Nate Keezer on drums,...

Commentary by Managing Editor Carley Rymkus

Album Review: ‘Lotus’

March 6, 2013

  Christina Aguilera’s latest album “Lotus” is underappreciated and overlooked, plain and simple. The 16-track deluxe edition of “Lotus” was released in November 2012, and Aguilera’s...

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