Review: Lana Del Rey – Born to Die

Lana Del Rey Born to Die Interscope Records January 31, 2012 RATING: 4/10 On June 29th, 2011, Lana Del Rey posted her first single, “Video Games,” to her YouTube channel. The song, often referred to as one of the best tracks of 2011, juxtaposes Del Rey’s haunting vocals with dazzling strings and lyrics that question…

Kanye’s “Twisted Fantasy” reviewed

Written by Taylor Rivers and Victoria Ercolao Kanye West makes himself very easy to hate. Whether it’s stealing the stage from Taylor Swift (he was right), or simply ranting in an acceptance speech about his greatness, he has definitely secured his spot as the industry’s biggest “douchebag”. In the past decade, West has released extremely…

Sufjan’s Age of Adz: New Territory For an Indie Legend

With his sixth full length LP, Indie god Sufjan Stevens finally decides to stray from his usual combination of banjo’s and melodic choirs and take a new direction. Do not be alarmed — the Sufjan we all love is still in there, it’s just disguised in a very up-to-date fashion. The album is highly experimental…