The Vermont Cynic

Hozier cries power with long-awaited album

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Arts, Culture, Reviews

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier is back after four years of silence with a strong new EP titled “Nina Cried Power.” Filled with tributes to his musical inspirations as well as to current and lost loves, Hozier’s album sweeps listeners off their feet with four new songs, each with a different style and sound he masters....

St. Vincent’s new album is an epic of self-reflection

Kelsey Neubauer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Arts, Reviews

Annie Clark has been deemed a contemporary “female Bowie,” by critics since she first began producing music as St. Vincent. In her most recent album, she examines the personal veracity of an imposed on her - Bowie’s androgynous indie-pop successor. Reviews of her album by esteemed music critics at major paint her...

Wu-Tang Clan’s storied saga survives on new album

Wu-Tang Clan’s storied saga survives on new album

Dhalia Maleh

October 25, 2017

Filed under Arts, Reviews

It's time for mumble rappers like Lil Uzi Vert and Lil Yachty to move over because Wu-Tang Clan is back. “Wu-Tang:...

Hip-hop boy band takes personal approach to new album

September 17, 2017

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America has never been more ready for a new boyband, and BROCKHAMPTON is ready to fill that void in all our hearts. The 15-member ensemble changes the standards for what a rap group should be in 2017. Only 45 days after dropping their first album, “Saturation I,” they blessed their fans with “Saturation II.” The...

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