“Hello… it’s me.” Adele, the voice of our generation and Taylor Swift’s biggest nightmare, is back with a massive new song. So let’s get this over with and just give Adele all of the Grammys now. After an unusually long hiatus of four years, during which time the music industry completely succumbed to unexceptional artists, […]

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Since January, the Billboard Hot 100 chart has been ruled by one song: “Uptown Funk.” That’s right, the Mark Ronson song featuring the vocals of Bruno Mars has ruled the pop charts for a blistering 13 weeks. Its 13th week on top, announced April 1, made it the longest-running number one hit of the entire […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer The style that made Mathangi “M.I.A.” Arulpragasam famous is all but decimated on her new release: “Matangi.” Her songs used to be direct and simple, not on a stylistic level, but emotionally. The songs were easy to engage and enjoy, requiring little to no deciphering or decoding. But “Matangi” is […]

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