Review: ‘Human (EP)’ by Darren Criss

Actor/singer Darren Criss recently propelled into the spotlight with an acclaimed turn as Blaine on Fox’s hit series Glee, boosted by a show-stealing cover of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.” On Human, an EP released by the singer earlier this year, the singer presents a selection of self-penned songs. The quality of the album is low-key… Read More Review: ‘Human (EP)’ by Darren Criss

Review: ’31 Minutes to Takeoff’ by Mike Posner

After releasing a few mixtapes last year, recent Duke University graduate Mike Posner just released his major-label debut, 31 Minutes to Takeoff. The album’s promotion began promisingly enough, with lead single “Cooler Than Me” becoming one of the biggest hits of the summer. Takeoff follows through on the single’s catchy electropop sounds, providing 12 tracks… Read More Review: ’31 Minutes to Takeoff’ by Mike Posner

Review: ‘The ArchAndroid’ by Janelle Monáe

Atlanta transplant Janelle Monáe took the musical world by storm a few years ago with the release of her EP Metropolis: The Chase Suite, the first in a promised four-part series about the journeys of a futuristic android’s messianic mission. In 2010, Monáe comes two steps closer to finishing her initial epic with the release… Read More Review: ‘The ArchAndroid’ by Janelle Monáe

Christian singer Jennifer Knapp comes out as a lesbian

This past week, shockwaves went through the Christian music community when Jennifer Knapp, one of the genre’s most critically lauded singers and songwriters, announced that she’s been in a same-sex relationship for the past eight years. This time coincides with a seven-year sabbatical Knapp took after quickly becoming one of the genre’s most popular artists… Read More Christian singer Jennifer Knapp comes out as a lesbian