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Official cover art for Conan Gray’s new album, “Found Heaven.” The album was released on Apr. 5. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Conan Gray reinvents 1980s pop with contemporary indie flair in latest album “Found Heaven”

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 10, 2024
Prepare to be transported to a world where indie-pop meets the 1980s with the release of pop artist Conan Gray’s album “Found Heaven” on April 5.
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Official cover art for Beyoncé’s new album, “COWBOY CARTER.” The album was released on Mar. 29. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Beyoncé shakes the music world with new album “COWBOY CARTER”

Adrienne Esposito April 10, 2024
“This ain’t Texas,” Beyoncé sings in the opening line of “TEXAS HOLD ‘EM.” But you don’t have to be from or in Texas to enjoy this enchanting, unique Beyoncé album.
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Official cover art for Devon Gabriellas debut EP, From the Next Room. The EP was released on February 23, 2024.

Devon Gabriella’s debut EP “From the Next Room” is an introspective and intimate musical tapestry

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 1, 2024
Singer-songwriter Devon Gabriella released her debut extended play (EP) titled “From the Next Room” on Feb. 23, blending introspective lyrics and acoustic pop melodies.
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Musical artist Dove Camerons official album cover, Alchemical: Volume 1. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Dove Cameron shines in all of her gothic-pop glory with debut album “Alchemical: Volume 1”

Clare Gehlich, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor December 17, 2023
Dove Cameron released the highly-anticipated first half of her debut album, “Alchemical: Volume 1,” on Dec. 1 — a decade after she began starring on the Disney Channel sitcom “Liv and Maddie.” Her debut album is slated to be released in two parts.
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Reneé Rapp’s debut album ‘Snow Angel’: an artful symphony of vulnerability

Clare Gehlich September 3, 2023
Released on Friday, Aug. 18, Reneé Rapp’s debut album “Snow Angel” navigates themes of complicated relationships, sexuality, authenticity and vulnerability. The 23-year-old singer first came to prominence after winning a Jimmy Award.
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The cover of The 1975s latest album, Being Funny in a Foreign Language. COURTESY OF SPOTIFY

The 1975 revisit their musical roots in new album “Being Funny in a Foreign Language”

Skylar Sena October 18, 2022
Fans of The 1975 — myself included — were pleased with the nostalgic sound and tone of “Being Funny” and felt it was a return to the sound they know and love from Healy and the band.
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The cover for Beyoncés seventh studio album RENAISSANCE. The album celebrates the old school, haus genre and creates an environment of high energy. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Beyoncé’s “Renaissance”: Track by track

Rayia Habibulla September 11, 2022
R&B and pop icon Beyonce released her seventh studio album “RENAISSANCE” on July 29, topping the charts with a selection of groovy and self-empowerment-themed songs.
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“Rare” by Selena Gomez celebrates recovery and self-love

Melissa Azofeifa January 19, 2020
Selena Gomez’s latest album “Rare” is a celebratory album, having been released on Friday Jan. 10., five years since the release of “Revival” in 2015. The album celebrates Gomez surviving a tumultuous couple of years.
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Country singer Kane Brown drops new album “Experiment”

Evelin Mercedes November 18, 2018
Kane Brown, one of the hottest country artists at the moment, according to Billboard, has quickly emerged with a loyal fan base and is now spreading a powerful message on equality and overcoming personal challenges with his newest album, “Experiment,” released on Nov. 11.
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Flatbush Zombies during a performance in 2014. The rap trio released their sophomore album “Vacation in Hell” on Friday, April 6. TIFFANY KOMON/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

Review: Flatbush Zombies puts the rap game in a grave with “Vacation in Hell”

Gregory Zarb April 10, 2018
The Flatbush Zombies, who take their name partly from their neighborhood in Brooklyn, have returned after two years and multiple tours with their sophomore album “Vacation in Hell,” released on Friday, April 6.
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EP Review: Homegrown rock trio MJT’s “Home”

Justin Lerner September 3, 2017
Originally a jazz band, MJT’s sound has progressed into an alternative soul-rock vibe, making crowds mosh one minute, then link arms and sing together the next.
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Melodrama by Lorde. LAVA / REPUBLIC RECORDS

Album Review: Lorde keeps her throne

Kayla McKiski June 28, 2017
Theatrical and complete, “Melodrama” is a bridge connecting fans to Lorde’s castle; even the queen is emotional.
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