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Tyler, The Creator reveals sensitive side in ‘Wolf’

Tyler, The Creator reveals sensitive side in ‘Wolf’

By Kara Phillips, Senior Writers

April 26, 2013

Constantly being in the limelight, celebrities and other public figures must build a tough exterior in order to endure the inevitable criticism. This exterior, however, can become difficult to penetrate, leaving fans feeling disappointed and public icons feeling bitter. Tyler, the Creator, Odd Fut...

Nash rebels against norms in ‘Girl Talk’

By Kara Phillips, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

British and singer songwriter Kate Nash is back, this time with a feminist spunk to drive her and her own independent record label to control her artistry. Rebelling against her former pop goody-two-shoes sound, her new album Girl Talk, released March 5, demonstrates her experimentation with the rock ge...

Local Natives succeed despite loss of bassist

Local Natives succeed despite loss of bassist

By Kara Phillips, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

 Local Natives’ sophomore album, Hummingbird, displays the effect of their change in dynamic after the 2010 loss of bassist, Andy Hamm. Even though this loss could have harmed the band’s sound, the album displays a mature, somber sound that was not uncovered until now. Kelcey Ayers, vocalist an...

Keane disappoints with latest album ‘Strangeland’

Keane disappoints with latest album ‘Strangeland’

By Kara Phillips, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

During their long-standing career, Keane has continued to astonish their fans by creating albums filled with undying originality and expressive lyrics. From their award-winning debut album, Hopes and Fears, to their upbeat EP Night Train, this group is never afraid to take risks and experiment with their...

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