Nick’s Final Pick

So, it has come to this. The last article. After two and a half years, my weekly column runs one last time. It’s hard to believe that after all this time I will leave behind […]

The Worst of the Worst

Before I get into the penultimate Nick’s Picks article about my least favorite parts of music, it would be wrong to dismiss the happenings in music of the past week. Prince has been an influential […]

Guilty Pleasures

Nick’s Picks is reaching its end very soon. I will be graduating and passing off this column to the trustworthy hands of Gabe Fine. (One would assume the title Nick’s Picks will end after I […]

R&B Round Up

dvsn – Sept. 5th (8/10) Drake surrounds himself with some shady figures. The Weeknd remained anonymous until the release of his second mixtape. ILoveMakonnen received the co-sign on “Tuesday” from sheer obscurity. The OVO Sound […]

Humor in Music

Today is April Fool’s Day, the unofficial cultural holiday devoted to laughter and pranks. There are plenty of new releases today from Weezer and DYSN, amongst others, that are definitely worth a listen, but it […]

Looking Ahead: Spring ‘16 in Music

Spring Break is officially over. The school year enters its homestretch towards the summer and ultimately, for seniors, the real world. Spring is also a joyous time of more daylight, warmer temperatures, and vibrant colors. […]

The 1975, Santigold, & French Montana

The 1975 – I like when you sleep, for you are beautiful yet so unaware of it (7.3/10) The 1975 receive a title they do not deserve: boy band. The band comes from England, the […]

Kanye and Rihanna

Kanye West – The Life of Pablo (7.8/10) Kanye West’s seventh and latest album, The Life of Pablo, feels rushed, slapped together, mismatched, and disjointed. However, only Kanye West could make an album that deserves […]

A Cold Play at Half Time

This Sunday, many of us will huddle around whatever TV or screen we can find to watch the 50th edition of the Super Bowl. We have many ardent supporters of the Denver Broncos in our […]

The Return of G.O.O.D. Fridays

For rap fans, G.O.O.D. Fridays take on a different meaning than its Christian origin. They are the Fridays leading up to the release of Kanye’s classic fifth album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in 2010. […]