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The album artwork for Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris" (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Contributing Writer Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt’s debut studio album, Doris, is a 44-minute display of technical ability, personal reflection and eerie production. It’s been three years since Earl’s debut mixtape Earl captivated the hip-hop scene with its blend of shock value and tongue twisting flows. Over this period, Earl’s life has …

By Meredith Galyon | Contributing Writer Country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves recently released her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, after she sprang up the charts with her hit single “Merry Go Round.” The 24-year-old Texas native emerged onto the country scene after becoming a top 10 finalist on season five of “Nashville Star.” She has …

David Bowie The Next Day

By Jay Powell // Features Editor Whenever an artist returns after a prolonged absence, the resulting album and/or tour are typically met with enthusiasm. It’s an exciting time. Mad hysteria is on message boards, but artists never live up to the level of anticipation and expectation. Eventually, the album is written off as a halfhearted …

Even though the new Mumford & Sons album is new and much awaited, the band found a way to maintain its sound with Babel,keeping listeners hanging on to every last note. Mumford & Sons gave its audiences a small glimpse of Babel, releasing its first single “I Will Wait” in early August, and performing several …

Story by Doug Stults //  Entertainment Editor Prince puts the semen back in seminal on Lovesexy, recalling the sultry rumblings of Dirty Minds and all the tracks released prior to his ascension from royalty to funk rock deity on 1999. Making it a point never to repeat himself from a purely sonic standpoint, the purple chieftain …

David Bowie Let's Dance

By Terry Morrow // Staff Writer Just when you thought David Bowie was never going to do another decent album and all dance music was buried with demise of disco, David Bowie and Nile Rodgers collaborate to bring a dance hungry America one of the best albums of the year. Mind you, this isn’t a disco LP. …