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Taylor Swift Goes into Indie Territory with “Folklore” and “Evermore”

Taylor Swift Goes into Indie Territory with “Folklore” and “Evermore”

Bella Steiert, Writer - The Reporter March 31, 2021

      On July 23, 2020, Taylor Swift broke the internet with a post announcing that she had recorded a new 16 track album called “Folklore” and that it was dropping that night. Fast forward to Dec....

Chadley Ballantyne and Kristie Born Stun Audience With Emotion-Packed Performance

Julia Gray, Social Media Editor/Art Staff October 2, 2019

      In a vocal performance between songs, there is a moment where the room is completely silent. If we all ceased to exist, it would be in this moment of equilibrium where we are, collectively, the...

Frank Oceans Blonde

Blonde Does It Better

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter May 6, 2019

It took one review of Frank Ocean’s album Blonde published in The Reporter to frustrate me enough into becoming the music writer for this publication. I was studying for my finals sophomore year and...

The Marathon Continues

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter May 1, 2019

This piece has not been edited from its original published form, and so may reflect inaccuracies concerning dates.  -- This is a dedication.   This past Sunday night, I read a headline...

Shazam

Nicole Rosen, Writer - The Reporter April 8, 2019

I got early access tickets via Fandango for the movie Shazam, and went to see it at the AmStar Theater in Lake Mary. I highly recommend this theater, the seats are extremely comfortable and it’s not...

Sad Songs Vol. I, by Larissa Hanson

Sad Songs Vol. 1

Rene Campbell, Writer - The Reporter April 1, 2019

Stetson senior Larissa Hanson released her debut EP Sad Songs Vol. I at Stetson’s Platinum Collective, the Digital Arts Senior Exhibition, on March 22. Hanson not only wrote her own songs, she recorded,...

Break up with this album. Im bored.

Break up with this album. I’m bored.

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter March 14, 2019

Ariana Grande has had a run like no other. Starting with her humble beginnings as a co-star on Nickelodeon’s ‘Victorious’, Grande has slowly but surely developed a career unlike any other. Her vocals...

Treading Water: A Review of Swimming by Mac Miller

Treading Water: A Review of Swimming by Mac Miller

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter; Radio Host - WHAT Radio December 11, 2018

Mac Miller’s music has been a constant in my life since I was 13. I can remember pretending to know who he was at summer camp in the summer of 2010 to fit in with the cool kids and then anxiously downloading...

“The Exodus of Tha Carter V”

“The Exodus of Tha Carter V”

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter; Radio Host - WHAT Radio October 25, 2018

When Tha Carter V was originally set to release, I was in the worst phase of my Lil Wayne fan-hood. His over the top use of autotune and love for lyrics revolving around oral sex were boring, tired, and...

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“DAMN.” Sam Hadelman on Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter; Radio Host - WHAT Radio April 18, 2018

When I read the words, “Pulitzer Award” and “rapper” in the same sentence my heart dropped. The moment has arrived; hip-hop has been recognized on a world-wide platform and in the most legitimate...

A Nostalgic Think-Piece Delivered by an Ambitious Underclassman: Sudeep Maiti Curates a Personal View In His EP, Blue

A Nostalgic Think-Piece Delivered by an Ambitious Underclassman: Sudeep Maiti Curates a Personal View In His EP, Blue

April 3, 2018

Conceptualizing teenage angst into good music has been a goal of artists since the dawn of time. Being able to vocalize those adolescent feelings of inadequacy and appeal to this attractive market is something...

Failure, Vulnerability and Redemption: Jay-Z Sells Wisdom on 4:44

Failure, Vulnerability and Redemption: Jay-Z Sells Wisdom on 4:44

Sam Hadelman, Writer - The Reporter; Radio Host - WHAT Radio November 17, 2017

Since Magna Carta Holy Grail, I have been Jay-Z’s biggest critic. Despite him being the reason I got into rap music in the first place, that aforementioned album was lifeless and uninspired. 4:44 was...

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