Album Review

'JESUS IS KING' isn’t just disappointing, it’s Kanye West’s worst album

'JESUS IS KING' isn’t just disappointing, it’s Kanye West’s worst album

Kanye’s ninth studio album, the long-delayed “JESUS IS KING” is West’s rumination on his newly renewed Christianity, which is delivered in a brief 27-minute package of 11 songs, both a surprise in its brevity (this is the product of over a year of work?) and not a surprise at all (Kanye’s previous two albums were both less than a half hour.)  

88rising brings the Asian music heat again with ‘Head In The Clouds II’

88rising brings the Asian music heat again with ‘Head In The Clouds II’

A smooth sound and succinct beats pulls back the chills of fall and begs its listeners to imagine themselves somewhere on a golden beach, much like the album cover of 88rising’s newest album release “Head In The Clouds II.”  

The Undertow: ‘The Scary Jokes’ deserve to be taken seriously 

The Undertow: ‘The Scary Jokes’ deserve to be taken seriously 

The artist defines it as “a dizzying kaleidoscope of neurosis as an entertainment journalist is left in solitude to tend to her movie star girlfriend’s country home.” It’s “BURN PYGMALION​!​!​! A Better Guide to Romance,” and it’s one of the best pop albums of the year, all thanks to its quirky yet sentimental performer, “The Scary Jokes,” one of the best up-and-coming pop artists out there.  

Abbey Road at 50: The legacy of The Beatles 

Abbey Road at 50: The legacy of The Beatles 

The John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr seen walking across the street on the album were not the same musicians that burst onto the scene in 1963 with their first album. To truly understand what makes “Abbey Road” such a significant album for The Beatles, one must look at the band’s trajectory leading up to that point. 

Blink-182 drops “NINE,” one of the worst albums of the year 

Blink-182 drops “NINE,” one of the worst albums of the year 

In the laughably titled “Generational Divide,” Blink-182 front man Mark Hoppus sings “Is it better, is it better now? Are we better, are we better now?” about a failing relationship. It might as well be a desperate plea to the band’s weaning fanbase, because no, GOD no they are not better now.

Melanie Martinez returns with new music and movie, 'K-12'

Melanie Martinez returns with new music and movie, 'K-12'

Singer-songwriter Melanie Martinez returns after a four-year hiatus with her new album and accompanying film, “K-12,” which was released on Sept. 6. The album highlights many of the struggles we face during our rudimentary years through a feminist lens.