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A Deep Dive into Chatbooks with Co-Founder

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Sitting with the co-founder of Chatbooks, Vanessa, in a noisy, yet quaint coffee-shop in Union Square, my eyes were opened to a new world. Guilty, as many in my generation are, of snapping hundreds of photos in any given week, letting them pile up on my phone’s SD card and never sharing them outside of my phone – many of us have promised ourselves when we have time we will organize them. With the emergence of the Cloud, and other electronic back-up devices, many have learned the hard way that in this digital age, you must back-up!

J.I.D: ‘DiCaprio 2’ Album Review

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More than a year after releasing his critically acclaimed debut album, The Never Story, Atlanta rapper J.I.D is back with his sophomore project, DiCaprio 2. In a time when technical lyrical ability in rap has become secondary to whatever else people gravitate to, J.I.D effortlessly seems his way to the top of the rap game, ...

Farao: ‘Pure-O’ Album Review

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Norwegian musician Kari Jahnsen (who records as Farao) is back with her second studio album Pure-O, offering euphoric synths and staggering moments of love. Three years after her debut album, Till It’s All Forgotten, Farao establishes a modern, experimental sound which is heavily inspired by Soviet disco.   In comparison to her previous album, Farao takes ...

Lil Wayne: ‘Tha Carter V’ Album Review

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Lil Wayne’s long awaited 12th studio album, Tha Carter V, has finally released. For Wayne, the road to this album release has been one filled with turmoil that has on multiple occasions caused concern for the artist. In the time since the last album release from Tha Carter series, Wayne has been in a highly ...

Artist Profile: Juice

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Juice is a seven-piece, Boston-based band made up of Ben Stevens (lead vocals), Michael Ricciardulli (guitar), Rami El-Abidin (bass), Christian Rose (violin, vocals), Kamau Burton (acoustic guitar, vocals), Daniel Moss (guitar), and Miles Clyatt (drums). The crew met as freshman at Boston College and won their school’s Battle of the Bands competition in 2014. They ...

June’s Artist To Watch: Diners

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I first saw Diners in October 2017 at The Red Raven Café in Fargo, North Dakota. When I saw “them,” it was actually only frontman Tyler Broderick. Depending on the night, Broderick is joined by Tristan Jemsek, Cesar Ruiz, Jill Cook, Robert Raya, Christian Reeb, or Aaron Ponzo. Diners, an indie-pop group from Phoenix, Arizona, ...

Post Malone’s “beerbongs & bentleys” Album Review

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Since the release of “White Iverson” in 2015, Post Malone’s rise to fame was a relatively short journey. Three years later and Malone has already released his sophomore album, beerbongs & bentleys on Friday, April 27. The 18-track LP is already topping charts with his catchy hooks and relatable lyrics. https://open.spotify.com/album/6trNtQUgC8cgbWcqoMYkOR?si=UZZrhuxETgqKmP7_O_QsPw At first glance, beerbongs & bentleys ...

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