As finals begin to consume our sanity, here’s what’s filling Cadenza’s delirium-induced fever dreams of warm weather and not spending all night in Olin.
Though they’ve been relatively silent since their hugely successful sophomore album “Gossamer” in 2012, Passion Pit hit the public full force this week with the release of their third studio album, “Kindred.”
After peaking at six on the Billboard 200 (which measures weekly album sales) and scoring three Grammy nominations for their last project, “Boys & Girls,” in 2012, Alabama Shakes are back and better than ever. Their newest album, released just this past Tuesday, is called “Sound & Color,” and colorful it is.
Following the recent announcement of this semester’s WILD openers, Associate Editor Noah Jodice and Senior Cadenza Editor Mark Matousek share their reactions:
Orchestra wrangler. Reverent mystic. Tortured mystic. Schizo-pop auteur. Purveyor of Christmas cheer. Sufjan Stevens is many things. In the 15 years since beginning his solo career, Stevens has moved through sounds and styles with an insatiable appetite for self-transformation.
While there is a new movie (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”) on the horizon, there is yet another exciting addition to this ever-expanding universe: the new Netflix series “Daredevil,” whose first season was released in full on April 10.
With finals just around the corner, he’s our favorite recent and upcoming pop culture developments to fuel your procrastination.
“Louie” is hitting middle age. Season five of comedian Louis C.K.’s television opus premiered last week, and the second episode will air tonight. It’s striking just how much the show has gone through in its five years since turning the autobiographical sitcom on its head.
Ten years ago, George Lewis Jr., who records under the Twin Shadow moniker, would have been branded a sellout. Following two acclaimed albums with indie label 4AD, Lewis recently made the move to the majors, signing with Warner Brothers before the release of his third LP, “Eclipse.”
Action sequences in “Furious 7” follow the series’ recently developed tradition of physics-defying car actions.