Caravan Palace returns with signature style

September 16, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Caravan Palace and its new album, “Chronologic,” which was released on Aug. 30, introduces an idiosyncratic layer of energy snuggled beneath a second layer of the components that make a song an absolute banger. Yet, these simple components are unlike anything I’ve ever heard from another band. […]

Martinez makes waves with new album, film

September 16, 2019 James Mercadante 0

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. […]

Camila Cabello empowers with new singles

September 10, 2019 Debra Schafer 0

Camila Cabello is her own kind of popstar. Although she’s not always polished, she is always herself, and the drama that surrounds her is minimal, focusing on her relationship status or what she wore to an award show.
Returning to the music scene on Thursday, Sept. 5 with her first solo hits since 2018, Cabello simultaneously released two singles, “Liar” and “Shameless.” […]

Five must-see shows to binge this semester

September 3, 2019 Amani Salahudeen 0

You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach after finishing a show? If you’re unsure of where to start something fresh, there’s a list of new shows that are coming out this fall. From crime shows to Korean dramas, this list has a variety of shows so there’s something for everyone. On top of that, the CW is also coming out with some binge-worthy shows that you should check out if you’re a superhero fan. […]

Oso Oso searches for light in new album

September 3, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Two steps forward, one step back. And then, hopefully, another step forward. It’s all about making progress, even if it is a long road ahead.
That’s the underlying theme of Oso Oso’s third album, “Basking in the Glow,” from Triple Crown Records. Oso Oso is the project of Long Island native Jade Lilitri, not a newcomer to the emo and pop-punk scene, but quickly becoming a scene staple. […]

‘Jane the Virgin’ breaks hearts in final season

August 27, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

After the quite confusing and disappointing series finale of Game of Thrones, I now watch TV with lower expectations. Placing a lot of pressure on the directors to create an ending that satisfies everyone with isn’t fair, but I can honestly say that the “Jane the Virgin” series ended in a way that made me happy and sad. […]

‘Derry Girls’ shines with rambunctious antics

August 27, 2019 Ariel Steinsaltz 0

While two groups of teenagers have a meetup that makes them reconsider their prejudices against each other, one of their mothers gets obsessed with a kitchen bowl. This dichotomy between the grand and the mundane starts off the second season of a show that often perfectly balances the two. […]

Hulu show shatters norms of Muslim culture

May 8, 2019 Signal Contributor 0

Hulu’s “Ramy” follows the title character as he tries to find love in the shadow of his Muslim upbringing. Unclear of his connection to his religion, Ramy lives trial and error in his faith, in his relationships and in everything he does. He’s just trying his best. […]

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