Move over, Paula Dean, your reign is over. “Butter,” the silky smooth hip-hop, soul and jazz blend is pure hydrogenated goodness in music form. This slow grooving genre is equally equipped for unwinding as it is for dancing. Let…

Retro rock ‘n’ roll favorites Greta Van Fleet released their long-awaited full-length studio debut “Anthem of the Peaceful Army” Friday, Oct. 19. Few bands have grown at such breakneck speed as young Michigan-based outfit Greta Van Fleet. The band…

It’s 2007, Kanye West just released “Graduation,” which featured one of his most well-known songs, “Stronger.” He was fresh off a tour with U2 after the release of his critically acclaimed album “The College Dropout,” sporting his shutter shades…

How many times have we heard, “New album coming soon,” from artists, but nothing to back it up? Too many, that’s what I say. Band after band after band tease their upcoming releases, but fail to deliver on the…

The past Saturday, Oct. 19, contemporary R&B artist Khalid released his sophomore album “Suncity.” After his rise to popularity with the release of his hit single “Location” in 2016, which was later certified as quadruple platinum, and his first…

Ed Sheeran received a warm reception when he played the Fargodome with Lauv and Snow Patrol Oct. 17. Anticipating the throngs of fans choking passageways, doors opened at 5:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show. Despite this, there was…

On a rainy Wednesday in Minneapolis, I waited outside of Fine Line Music Cafe. I was the first in line to see one of my favorite bands, The Vaccines, whom I hadn’t seen since they performed at the Triple…