JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor Every so often I wake up in a panic, my brow soaked in sweat, and wonder whether I’m wasting my life. I mean, I could be. Writers are prone to making big mistakes, huge mistakes. How else...
MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor The fourth album by the Brooklyn duo Matt & Kim, “Lightning,” was released last week and it just misses the mark. After the release of the first single, “Let’s Go,” it was anticipated that the rest of the...
ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor I first discovered the xx, an indie-alternative British band, thanks to a certain ex-boyfriend of mine, who, at the very least, brought some seriously good music to the relationship. Their first self-titled album, “xx” (2009) is one...
MELISSA KRENEK Entertainment Editor Nov. 19, 2010, was filled with pink wigs, tight pants and multi-colored lipstick, all in preparation for the new Queen Bee of hip-hop’s debut album. Nicki Minaj was on top of the world when “Pink Friday” was...
MELISSA KRENEK Entertainment Editor Tyler, the Creator and his clan of cartoons have done it again! The now 21-year-old and his group Odd Future have always delivered raunchy yet lyrical pieces, and most people hate them for it. Sure, most of...
MELISSA KRENEK Entertainment Editor The duo from Philly are back with a full-length album, entitled “Breakfast,” a feel-good album that can be played in any fraternity basement or indie radio station. The pair, Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Beresin...
MELISSA KRENEK Entertainment Editor No ear could escape the voracious and aggressive “rack city chick rack rack city chick” coming from mouths of teenage girls in the suburbs to gangsters on the street all the way to hipster writers of West Chelsea....
ALEKS SAJAK Contributor Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has silently been dipping into the very center of independent music since 2009. Her descent into the underground music scene began with the freedom of self-actualization and led to various collaborations with indie artists...
STEVEN MACRI Staff Writer The boys from Jane’s Addiction have returned with a new album called “The Great Escape Artist” that hit stores on Tuesday, Oct. 18. After forming in 1985, the band saw their popularity take off with hit songs...
LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager After a five-year hiatus, few expected the band Evanescence to create another CD. However, after a performance in Brazil last year, front woman Amy Lee realized she missed making music with her band mates. The release of their...