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Review: ‘Blond’

Review: ‘Blond’

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews, Showcase

Frank Ocean is back and better than ever. This R&B singer, rapper and songwriter definitely proved to his long-awaiting fans that his new album, “Blond,” was worth the wait. His last release, “Channel Orange,” is now four years old. “Blond” already feels like a transcending classic. ...

‘Kindred’ Passion Pit Album Review

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

June 2, 2015


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews

The third studio album of the electro pop group Passion Pit is encompassed in their characteristic high-pitched vocals and habitual bouncy sound effects, to the point that songs seamlessly mold into a metaphorical fabric of music, while becoming borderline indistinguishable from each other. Several tracks...

Review: Milky Chance’s Sadnecessary

Review: Milky Chance’s Sadnecessary

Abraham Deleon, Design Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews

After releasing their first single “Stolen Dance,” the German pair Milky Chance released their debut album Sadnecessary one year after they had originally released it in Germany. The duo is easily recognized on the radio for their unique vocals and simple, but catchy beats. Using their success ...