Acapella for the Holidays

Pentatonix releases their new Christmas album just in time for winter season Jaclyn Ferreira Staff Writer     The hit acapella group Pentatonix released their newest album “A Pentatonix Christmas” on October 21, 2016. This festive eleven-track album adds a modern twist to softer carols that accommodates the group’s sound and style as well.     Originating in Arlington, […]

“Mind of Mine”: A Step Away From One-Direction

Zayn Malik releases impressive debut—featuring subtle South Asian sounds Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     Former One Direction band member, Zayn Malik, who records mononymously as “Zayn,” released his first album, “Mind of Mine,” on March 25, 2016. Malik’s debut features 17 songs and a one-minute intro titled, “MiNd Of MiNdd.” While the album is extremely long, […]

Pentatonix: Album Moving Toward Grander Visions

A cappella group’s original album exceptional in style and execution Sarah Jensen Staff Writer        Leading-edge a cappella group, Pentatonix released their first original album, self-titled Pentatonix, on October 16, 2015. The dynamic seventeen-track list ranges from R&B to pop, with a hint of reggae and classical a cappella mixed in.     Pentatonix originated in 2011 for […]

Taylor Swift Brings Us Back to ‘1989’

Fifth Album Release for Swift Navya Kaur Editor-in-Chief Taylor Swift never stops surprising us. On October 27, 2014, Swift released her full pop album, titled “1989” for the year she was born. Fans should be used to Swift’s changing music. Swift’s track record shows that she rarely sticks with the same style. From “Speak Now” […]