All posts tagged in album review

  • August 22, 2020By Mary Dodys

    After months of anticipation and adversity, it’s finally here: the Killers have dropped their long-awaited Imploding the Mirage. Following 2017’s Wonderful, Wonderful, it marks the band’s sixth studio album. Their newest record ties into vintage sounds and meaningful themes, tapping into the band’s early roots. This record was quite a challenge for the Killers, who produced in the midst … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/imploding-the-mirage-the-killers-revisit-their-roots-with-a-new-celestial-rock-twist/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 28, 2020By Dafny Flores

    Dua Lipa’s highly-anticipated album Future Nostalgia was released on March 27! Dua Lipa decided to release her sophomore album a week earlier than expected to help ease the tension of social-distancing for her fans. Lipa did not fail to expand the genre of disco-pop into the new era. Her classic hit “Don’t Start Now” started … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/dua-lipas-future-nostalgia-is-pure-pop-perfection/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 20, 2020By Helen Ehrlich

    Conan Gray, a YouTube sweetheart turned overnight indie pop star, has made waves with his smash hits and sold-out world tours. Breaking out of a tiny town in Texas, Conan has been using music as a means of storytelling, escape and healing. That process of using music to both honor and slip out of suburbia, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/review-a-track-by-track-analysis-of-conan-grays-debut-album-kid-krow/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 14, 2020By Helen Ehrlich

    Irish musician Niall Horan may have become a household name during his time in One Direction, but he’s kept all eyes on him long after the boyband’s demise. When the band’s hiatus began in 2016, Niall began making his own music and establishing a completely independent sound. No longer the bleached-blonde young boy of One … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/review-a-track-by-track-analysis-of-niall-horans-newest-album-heartbreak-weather/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 13, 2020By Shivani Dubey

    Ari Leff, more popularly known by his stage name, Lauv, has become a sort of an enigma of his own. Having shot into the music scene with his first single, “The Other,” his life kind of just took off from there. Now he has collaborated with notable names like Troye Sivan, Julia Michaels and BTS … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/lauv-brings-his-one-man-boyband-to-life-with-his-debut-album-how-im-feeling-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 1, 2020By Shivani Dubey

    Zayn channelled R&B, Harry went full-on rock, Niall found his sound in folkish-country pop and Liam just went all over the place. And on January 31st, 2020, Louis Tomlinson became the final member of One Direction to finally release a debut album. I have to say, it was well worth the wait. Having been through … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/louis-tomlinson-brings-the-emotion-with-debut-album-walls-a-track-by-track-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 13, 2019By Kaycee Wilson

    After two years of the release of his debut self entitled album, superstar Harry Styles is back with another album – and it was certainly very long awaited. Fine Line, Styles’s second album, was released on December 13 and it is everything fans were expecting and more. Packed with a plethora of instruments, distinctive beats … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/harry-styless-album-fine-line-is-a-musical-masterpiece/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 1, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Billie Eilish is a pop singer known for her breakout hit, “ocean eyes,” originally posted on Soundcloud. Eilish and her brother, Finneas, who helps co-write many of her songs, are a powerful duo. Eilish’s relatable lyrics and unique personality connect with many Gen-Z teens and young adults, especially with her debut album, WHEN WE ALL … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/when-we-all-fall-asleep-where-do-we-go-a-track-by-track-analysis-of-billie-eilishs-debut-album/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 19, 2018By Charlotte Yung

    Last Friday, on August 17th, Ariana Grande released her fourth studio album titled ‘Sweetener’. She explained, on the Tonight show, what the 15 tracks are about: “bringing light to a situation or to someone’s life, somebody else who brings life into your life, or sweetening the situation.” raindrops (an angel cried) This first track, which only … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ariana-grandes-sweetener-a-track-by-track-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 25, 2018By Ronel Chandrasekera

    Expectations is a 14-track album by the talented Bebe Rexha. This is her debut album; however, she has had many EP’s and has written popular songs for several artists, such as Selena Gomez, Rihanna, etc. Some of her well-known written tracks include “The Monster” (Eminem and Rihanna) and “Me, Myself and I” (Bebe Rexha and G-Eazy). … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/bebe-rexhas-expectations-a-track-by-track-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 22, 2018By Samantha Merzel

    With his luscious locks and heavenly voice, Garrett Borns, commonly known as BØRNS, takes the music world by storm once again with his second studio album, Blue Madonna. In late July, he gave fans a taste of his sophomore album with his enchanting single, Faded Heart. From Faded Heart, came the release of three more singles including a … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/borns-blue-madonna-blew-my-mind/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 14, 2017By Beth Haze

    The British indie pop band put out a new record called Night & Day: Night Edition which features an electronic vibe not seen before in the band’s repertory or influences. Not only did they work with DJ’s like Martin Jensen, Matoma, and Mike Perry but they also feature American singer Sabrina Carpenter and Argentinian singer … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/night-day-night-edition-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read