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Lana Nauphal’s debut album, Wildland, is an ode to self-discovery

Nauphal’s debut album Wildland wields love as a tool for introspection.

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Tender but long-winded, The Tortured Poets Department would shine brighter if abridged, not anthologized

TTPD has a fair share of shimmering standouts that have only improved with time. However, the addition of the anthology tracks significantly watered down the record.

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Justin Timberlake’s album, Everything I Thought It Was, is nothing I thought it would be

If you go into this album expecting the same vibe as Timberlake's old music, you will be confused at best and disappointed at worst.

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Hear Georgetown a cappella in full bloom during annual Spring Sing showcase

On April 13, Georgetown’s six a cappella groups will come together for their final performance of the year, Spring Sing

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The Army, The Navy Are Not Your Average Singer-Songwriter Duo

Amidst the crowded corner of the singer-songwriter music scene, budding duo The Army, The Navy hold their own with their debut album, Fruit for Flies.

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Ricky Montgomery cements his permanent home in the music industry with The Rick Tour: Another Rick in the Wall

Whenever Montgomery performs, he makes his listeners feel right at home, building a safe haven up brick by brick—or rather, Rick by Rick. 

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Two decades in, Greensky Bluegrass is far from past its prime

It’s notoriously difficult for bluegrass bands to fill out big venues; but the rules don’t seem to apply to Greensky Bluegrass.

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“Full of doubts with a general smile,” Briston Maroney glows on Ultrapure tour

With overwhelming charm and a bit of nervous energy, Briston Maroney had the crowd in the palm of his hand.

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Kali Uchis’s lipsticked love letter to Latin music

ORQUÍDEAS is an exercise in experimentation, allowing Uchis to flex her vocal and sonic dynamism; even so, she never loses sight of the divinely feminine quality that’s always defined her music.

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21 Savage’s american dream is all bark and no bite

The album’s SHEIN-esque veneer of substance frays on the barest inspection, revealing a teetering foundation of gimmicks and genre clichés.

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On Higher, Chris Stapleton’s signature sound stays steady

Higher is a solid album, consistent with Stapleton’s well-established reputation in the country music sphere.

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Troye Sivan’s Something to Give Each Other is a return to utterly lyrical pop

STGEO presents far more warmth than the cool blues of Sivan’s sullen suburbia, lingering more on the highs of new love.

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Settling the Rivalry: Georgetown and GW Musicians Face Off at 2023 Battle of the Bands

I have been waiting for a proper Georgetown vs. George Washington (GW) showdown since my freshman year. The tension is impossible to ignore—whether bar-hopping in Foggy Bottom or shopping on... Read more

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Drake isn’t past his prime, but he’s certainly acting like it

Put simply, listening to Dogs feels like watching Drake go through a midlife crisis in real time.

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Scarlet doesn’t need your praise, but you’ll be giving it anyway

On Scarlet, an unapologetic Doja Cat showcases her vocal ability, lyricism, and sexuality with a brash confidence that oozes out of every track.

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Chappell Roan’s The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess is glamorous queer pop bliss

On The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess, Chappell Roan is liberated in every sense of the word: unapologetically queer, flirtatious, and joyful.

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Laufey’s spell-binding Bewitched is akin to a storybook fairytale

On Bewitched, Laufey invites you to float up into her fantasy world, reminding us of the transportive magic of jazz.

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Victoria Monét stealthily taps into her starpower on JAGUAR II

On Jaguar II, Monét demonstrates mastery over R&B, bending the genre to her will while tapping into other sounds to further mold the album’s tropical feel.

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On his self-titled album, establishment-rejecting singer-songwriter Zach Bryan turns inward

Bryan’s second official album is a triumph of authenticity and self-examination in a concise format.

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Olivia Rodrigo unleashes her bloody female rage

On GUTS, the 20-year-old pop superstar bares the ugliest, messiest parts of herself in a staggeringly sophisticated work of pop-punk perfection.