Not all things get better with age: Examining Maroon 5’s new album

Moving even further away from its original sound, Maroon 5’s latest album Red Pill Blues is an adventure into pop-land that nobody needs to go on. The album cover alone is enough to question buying the album. The face of Maroon 5 is quite literally becoming as mainstream trash as the new music, with every … Continue reading Not all things get better with age: Examining Maroon 5’s new album

Rihanna Releases New Album Anti

After the release of the Drake collaboration “Work,” a sub-par, promotional track for Rihanna’s eighth studio album Anti, the fate of the singer’s latest installment was nothing short of questionable. The solo, lined with Jamaican Patois and sexual innuendos, utilizes constant repetition throughout the chorus, almost to the point of annoyance, with Rihanna singing, "[w]ork, … Continue reading Rihanna Releases New Album Anti

Delirium: Ellie Goulding’s pop-album experiment

Just as Delirium’s symphonic intro suggests, Ellie Goulding's third studio album will be a success for the synthpop singer, with unexpectedly unconventional beats and catchy choruses to match them. The 28-year-old London native, most commonly noted for her ingenious “1 part EDM, 1 part pop” recipes, set aside her EDM roots for this installment—embracing more … Continue reading Delirium: Ellie Goulding’s pop-album experiment