Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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On Fridays, artists of all genres and popularity drop their music for their audience’s listening pleasure. While Spotify and Apple Music both have “New Music Friday” playlists, The Roundup doesn’t want the Jesuit community to have to sift through those playlists to find out which songs bop and which flop.To the avid Roundup readers disappointed that New Music Friday...
To compare Eminem’s raps in the hip-hop world to Elvis’s songs in the rock and roll world is correct to a degree, but it is largely inaccurate.Certainly, Eminem was the first white rapper since the renowned Beastie Boys to reap the benefits of sales and respect from the hip-hop world, but his impact surely transcended this imprisoning distinction.  When...
Sunday Night. Screaming. A Bunch of Girls.  Loud Music. Dancing in the Moonlight?Suddenly I realized I was just one of about 3-4 guys total at a concert. What kind of concert? Korean Pop. The chic B1A4 arrived Sunday night November 8th, 2015, on a cold windy night at the Verizon Theatre. Despite being a school night, around 300...
Hailing from San Francisco, unique dance trio The M Machine (composed of Ben “Swardy” Swardlick, Eric Luttrell, and Andy Coenen) certainly caught the attention of music fans and artists across a plethora of genres. In fact, the group recognizes a “difference between The M Machine fan and the average electronic music fan.” The group sets themselves apart from the...
Known for her freshman album, Born to Die, Elizabeth Woodridge Grant, known also by her stage name Lana Del Rey, delivers again with the recent release of her new extended play Paradise, which arrived in stores and online November 9th, 2012. In the album, Del Rey resumes her role as an itinerant femme fatale character, known for her sensual...
Jack ÜSkrillex & Diplo Present Jack ÜOWSLA and Mad DecentReleased February 27th, 2015Genre: Trap, Dubstep, Electro House, Trap Rap, PopArguably the most anticipated collaboration of 2015, Jack Ü is a side group/project consisting of Skrillex and Diplo, artists who have heavily influenced and shaped the electronic music industry by their respective accomplishments. But, after surprising crowds with an unprecedented performance...
"Better Off Dead" Flatbush ZombiesFlatbush Zombies Better OFF DEAD Album Review Electric KoolAde Records Released September 11, 2013 Genre: Hip Hop, Psychedelic Rap, Cloud RapTrippy, grimy, and erratic: these are the words that describe the new mixtape from New York oddballs Flatbush Zombies. This three-emcee outfit hits hard with bold lyricism and adaptable flows. These guys straddle the line between hilarious...
Flying LotusYou're Dead! Album ReviewWarp RecordsGenre: Jazz Fusion, Experimental Electronica, Experimental Hip Hop, Nu Jazz, Neo Jazz, Psychedelic Jazz IDM, Wonky-Hop, Space Jazz,  Experimental-Futuristic-Jazz-Infused-Electronic-MagicReleased: October 7, 2014Every single album that Steve Ellison has released under the Flying Lotus moniker has been a conceptual piece of art and music, encompassing transcendent ideas that have emotional ties to his upbringing. From...

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