Reviews

Carlton displays pure talent

By Nick Erickson, Staff writer Just three months after releasing her debut live album, ‘Liberman Live’, Vanessa Carlton dropped a new EP, “Earlier Things Live.” The…


Big Sean brings the grit

By Nick Erickson, Staff writer When rapper Big Sean released “Dark Sky Paradise” in 2015, he treaded into a more serious, moody tone. With his newest…


“XXX” marks the spot

By Grant Dillard, Contributing writer In January, the month that gave audiences terrible movies such as “Underworld: Blood Wars,” “Monster Trucks” and “The Bye Bye Man,”…


Elbow is reborn

By Nick Erickson, Staff writer The English alt-rock band Elbow has had an impressive discography in their two and a half decade lifespan. After their 2014…



Bye Bye, Felicia

By Nick Erickson, Staff writer Over the last few years, there have been numerous films drawing heavy influence from 1980s horror classics. Many of these, including…


Beauty in Simplicity

By Nick Erickson, Staff writer Though it can be argued that most conventional pop music is simplistic in composition, the term “minimalism” seems to carry a…