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The Making of the Ultimate Mixtape: 2010s Edition

The Making of the Ultimate Mixtape: 2010s Edition

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

From albums that revealed artists' opinions towards modern day circumstances to ones that indicated the singer's deep emotions, the 2010s were definitely a time for American artists to make an impact with their music. As this historic musical decade comes to an end, let us revisit some of the best albums...

Frank Ocean’s ‘DHL’ : An Abrupt Return With a Musical Hit

Frank Ocean’s ‘DHL’ : An Abrupt Return With a Musical Hit

Jana Faour and Anabella Rivera

November 2, 2019

 Our rating: A- Artist: Frank Ocean Genre: Alternative R&B, Hip Hop Release Date: Oct. 19, 2019 After returning from his hiatus, Frank Ocean released his new single "DHL" on Oct. 19. The single followed his last release in 2018, a cover of Audrey Hepburn's "Moon River." Since then, Ocean ...

Taylor Swift’s New Album: “Lover” or Hate It

Taylor Swift’s New Album: “Lover” or Hate It

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Album: Lover Artist: Taylor Swift Genre: Pop Release Date: August 23, 2019 Our Rating: B+ On Friday, Aug. 23, Taylor Swift released her new new album "Lover." This new album features 18 songs, two of which ("Me!" and "You Need To Calm Down") have made the Billboard Hot 100 List, r...

Free Spirits Only: Khalid’s 2019 Tour

Free Spirits Only: Khalid’s 2019 Tour

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

August 24, 2019

Album: Free Spirit Artist: Khalid Opening Act: Clairo Genre: R&B/Soul Our Rating: A+ Miami's avid Khalid fans were ecstatic to hear that Khalid's Free Spirit tour was coming to the American Airlines Arena. On Aug. 17, the fans highest expectations of the concert were met and exceede...

There Is Nothing Holding Him Back: Shawn Mendes the Tour

There Is Nothing Holding Him Back: Shawn Mendes the Tour

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

July 30, 2019

Artist: Shawn Mendes Genre: Pop Concert Date: July 28, 2019 Our Rating: A+ Shawn Mendes, the Canadian singer who has captured the hearts of fans from all over the globe, is on his third world tour. Mendes began his road to success on the Vine app, where he posted covers of different songs....

Daniel Caesar is Not ‘A-Freud’ to Speak His Mind on This New Record

Daniel Caesar is Not ‘A-Freud’ to Speak His Mind on This New Record

Kluivert Suquino, Sports Editor

July 14, 2019

Album: CASE STUDY 01 Artist: Daniel Caesar Genre: R&B/Soul Release Date: June 28, 2019 Our Rating: B- Daniel Caesar returns to the music scene with his latest surprise album, CASE STUDY 01. This album follows the 2017 release of Caesar’s cherished and Grammy-nominated album Freudi...

Social Cues Gets the Message

Social Cues Gets the Message

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2019

Album: “Social Cues” Artist: Cage the Elephant Genre: Alternative Rock Release Date: April 19, 2019 Our Rating: A Cage the Elephant is back in business baby! After a Grammy-winning half-flop with their 2015 album "Tell Me I'm Pretty," CTE has busted back onto the music scene with an album that is,...

When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Album: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” Artist: Billie Eilish Genre: Alternative/Indie Release Date: March 29th, 2019 Our Rating: A+ In recent years, Billie Eilish has been a constantly rising artist. Despite being only seventeen years old, she is extremely successful, performing at so...

Let’s Talk About “Me”

Let’s Talk About “Me”

Melanie Estrada, Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

Artist: Taylor Swift, featuring Brendan Urie Genre: Pop Release date: April 26, 2019 Our rating: B- Last week, Taylor Swift dropped a song called "Me" that made many people curious to see what comes next for her as an artist. Taylor collaborated with Brendan Urie to work on the song, which is...

A Gronlandic Concert: of Montreal

A Gronlandic Concert: of Montreal

Natalia Rodriguez, Review Editor

April 10, 2019

Our Rating: A+ When it comes to performing, Kevin Barnes, lead singer and frontman of the band of Montreal, sure knows how to please an audience. On April 5, Barnes and the band performed at The Ground in Miami Beach alongside fellow indie band Yip Deceiver and local band Haute Tension. A perfect blend ...

Shawn Mendes The Album

Shawn Mendes The Album

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Album: “Shawn Mendes” Artist: Shawn Mendes Genre: Pop Release Date: May 25, 2018 Our Rating: A+ Last year, Shawn Mendes released an album that drastically varied from his traditional style. We see the artist exploring new sounds including R&B, alternative and rock. After the popular hit ...

Are you a ‘Sucker’ for the Jonas Brothers?

Are you a ‘Sucker’ for the Jonas Brothers?

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Single: “Sucker” Artist: Jonas Brothers Genre: Pop Release Date: March 1st, 2019 Our Rating: A The Jonas Brothers are back! It is almost as if we are back in the early 2000s when teenage girls would have dance parties in their rooms to their hit "Burnin' Up" while watching Disney Channel all ...

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