Politically, technologically and socially, 2017 was an unprecedented year. It makes sense, then, that such a year would produce unprecedented music. Here are The PHOENIX’s top-five picks for the most noteworthy albums of last year. …

The Neighbourhood released a five song extended play (EP) Jan. 12 titled “To Imagine,” introducing elements of disco pop to the band’s alternative sound.   The record, running just under 18 minutes, consists primarily of …

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Swedish singer Tove Lo has proven herself as a master of seduction, and the trend continues in her third studio album, “Blue Lips.” Ebba Nilsson, behind her stage name, Tove Lo, keeps consistent with her …

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When people think of the winter holiday season, one of the first things that may come to mind is music. But Alvin and the Chipmunks and Mariah Carey aren’t the only artists worth listening to …

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Pandora. iTunes. Spotify. iHeart Radio. These are four of the most popular music streaming services, and they make it easy to purchase, listen to and store music. All listeners need to access their favorite songs …

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Vans Warped Tour, an iconic traveling alternative rock summer music festival, will cross the country one last time in 2018 — one year before its 25th anniversary — and members of Loyola’s alternative, hardcore and …

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“Walk on Water” is definitely a stylistic change from the rapper’s typically intense, bitter sound. Eminem acknowledges his prime is now long behind him, and he can never hope to reach those levels of fame again. There is still no argument that he has left his stamp on the music industry.

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After emerging from a self-enforced exile from the public eye after “she felt like her personal life was spinning out of control,” Taylor Swift’s new album, “Reputation,” was released Nov. 10, marking the return of …