‘Charlie’s Angels’ soundtrack disappoints

November 5, 2019 James Mercadante 0

The witty, female-empowered, Aaron Spelling franchise of the ’70s that transpired into the 2000 motion picture “Charlie’s Angels” has now given birth to a 2019 revision directed by Elizabeth Banks. Alongside her, Ariana Grande employs her role as executive producer and curator to a soundtrack that sonically echoes the powerhouse blockbuster. […]

New Yungblud EP celebrates teen angst

November 5, 2019 Debra Schafer 2

Yungblud’s third EP, “The Underrated Youth,” dropped on Oct. 18 with a bang. After a wildly successful North American tour, a highly rated debut album and a chart-topping hit with Blink-182’s Travis Barker and his now-ex-girlfriend, Halsey, the U.K.-born musician was ready to take his newfound, mainstream success to the next level. […]

Styles ‘Lights Up’ his truth with new hit

October 28, 2019 James Mercadante 0

Harry Styles has already proven himself to be the antithesis of today’s pop artist, composing songs that emulate similar styles to The Beatles and Joni Mitchell. Yet, he maintains his own individual sound, now unveiling even more layers to him artistically and personally with a new anthem. […]

Toronto Film Festival features upcoming hits

September 30, 2019 Richard Chachowski 0

The 2019 Toronto Film Festival has come and gone, with many films premiering this year that audiences should be excited to see. I spoke with Mike Kamison, programming director for the Princeton Garden Theater, who attended this year’s festival, to get his impressions of the films he saw that moviegoers should look out for this year. […]

Tool album tops charts after 13-year hiatus

September 23, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Thirteen years after Tool’s last record, the progressive metal phenomenon released its long-awaited fifth album, “Fear Inoculum,” on Aug. 30. The move came shortly after the group added its music to Spotify and before it uploaded music videos for several existing songs. […]

Fans rejoice with return of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

September 23, 2019 Richard Miller 0

What do a Motown legend, a Super Bowl MVP, a former White House press secretary, a country music singer and the most recent star of “The Bachelorette” all have in common? They are all trying to tango their way into America’s heart as the new contestants of this season of “Dancing with the Stars.” […]

Martinez makes waves with new album, film

September 17, 2019 James Mercadante 1

On Sept. 6, Martinez returned with her sophomore album and visual feature film, “K-12,” a bright, pastel paradise occupied with the most dismal, underlying meanings. The 90-minute musical film and album, written and directed by Martinez, can almost act as two separate entities, but are both relative to each other. […]

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