Mackenzie Akin

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Xiu Xiu: Girl with Basket of Fruit Album Review

By Mackenzie Akin Music Journalist Artist: Xiu Xiu Album: Girl with Basket of Fruit Release Date: February 8, 2019 Website: Xiu Xiu forces listeners to open their eyes by listening with their ears in the band’s newest album release Girl with Basket of Fruit. At first listen this album is messy. The lyrics come across as belligerent and crude and the instrumentals are complete chaos. The vocals are discombobulating, […]

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Jay Cue: Don’t Pick Sides EP Review

By Mackenzie Akin Music Journalist Artist: Jay CueAlbum: Don’t Pick SidesRelease Date: January 11, 2019Website: Alternative R&B/hip-hop artist Jay Cue shows incredible potential and great versatility with his newest EP Don't Pick Sides. The latest release takes listeners on a smooth, guitar heavy ride accompanied with rich vocals from Cue himself. The EP has a feeling of classic R&B funk and groove with just the right amount of rap […]

todayFebruary 19, 2019 9

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Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Album Review

By Mackenzie Akin Music Journalist Artist: Deerhunter Album: Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Release Date: Jan. 18, 2019 Website: Indie rock group Deerhunter has managed to show incredible growth by releasing their latest studio recorded album Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? Judging by the title, most would be quick to assume that this album has an extremely pessimistic tone which I would agree with...but also disagree with. I feel that […]

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