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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

Music Review: Gojiras Fortitude

Music Review: Gojira’s ‘Fortitude’

Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor May 27, 2021
Gojira has yet to disappoint me with their metal music. "Fortitude," their latest record, is an album about standing up and being strong.
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Music Review: Brave Little Abacuss Just Got Back from the Discomfort

Music Review: Brave Little Abacus’s ‘Just Got Back from the Discomfort’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist May 19, 2021
The 2010 album is an amazing math-rock emo record that uses weird time signatures, wacky instruments, and satisfying dynamics.
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Music Review: Rage Against The Machines Evil Empire

Music Review: Rage Against The Machine’s ‘Evil Empire’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist March 8, 2021
Although it is weak at some points, the politically charged lyrics and high energy make the album well worth a few enjoyable listens.
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Music Review: Molchat Doma’s Этажи

Music Review: Molchat Doma’s ‘Этажи’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist February 23, 2021
The Belarusian post-punk band's sophomore LP is one of the best new wave revival albums of the 2010s.
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Music Review: Ariana Grandes Positions

Music Review: Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’

Kate Hirschen, Journalist February 22, 2021
I don’t think Ariana Grande's new album is terrible, but it’s not amazing either.
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Music Review: Phoebe Bridgers’s ‘Punisher’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist January 21, 2021
"Punisher" is the perfect culmination of everything enjoyable about Bridgers's music.
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Music Review: Deftones’ ‘Ohms’

Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor December 8, 2020
Guest writer Jack Nathanson reviews Deftones' newest album.
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Music Review: Rushs Moving Pictures

Music Review: Rush’s ‘Moving Pictures’

Michael Young, Journalist October 26, 2020

Moving Pictures was the eight album released by progressive rock band Rush. Their first definitive album, it contains two of their most successful and famous songs, “Tom Sawyer” and “Limelight”. “Tom...

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Music Review: Elliot Smiths Either/Or

Music Review: Elliot Smith’s ‘Either/Or’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist October 21, 2020
Elliot Smith's music channels a perfect balance of complexity and silence.
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Music Review: Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins

Music Review: ‘Siamese Dream’ by The Smashing Pumpkins

Michael Young, Journalist October 16, 2020
The fuzzy guitars and alternative sound of the Pumpkins are brought to the masses in this album.
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Music Review: Dua Lipas Future Nostalgia

Music Review: Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’

Kate Hirschen, Journalist June 3, 2020
Dua Lipa has been rising to the top of the charts recently.
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Music Review: The Hoteliers Home, Like NoPlace Is There

Music Review: The Hotelier’s ‘Home, Like NoPlace Is There’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist May 18, 2020
The album takes an untraditional path to success.
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