The Renegade Rip

Cudi’s inner thoughts provide career best

Martin Chang, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2013

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By Martin Chang  Editor in Chief Kid Cudi is embracing his inner weirdness with his third album “Indicud” like he never has before. He has created a new sound, a slowed down, pot-soaked groove that through bass lines and sounds that seem to come from outer space, taps into the dark space in Cudi’s mind that he’s been rapping about his whole career. All the so...

Postal Service mails a remix of old & new

April 17, 2013

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By Robin Shin Online Editor After a decade since the release of “Give Up,” The Postal Service is back with a re-issue.  The album was released in a digital, compact disk and vinyl copy, all three of which come in different prices.  When I first heard that they were going to re-issue the album, I was quite confused. Remix? I was expecting something of computer remixi...

Motorcycle Club makes great music

Motorcycle Club makes great music

Ruben A. Perez, reporter

April 3, 2013

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By Ruben A. Perez Reporter   Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is back with their sixth album “Specter at the Feast.”  The album is pretty gre...

This might be a giant letdown

This might be a giant letdown

Ruben A. Perez, Reporter

March 14, 2013

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They Might Be Giants is back with their 16th album “Nanobots.” The album’s 45 minutes long with 25 songs, but sometimes it feels like it should end...

New and almost improved

Tyler Goucher, Reporter

January 30, 2013

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A$AP Rocky’s newest album since his “LiveLoveA$AP” debut in 2011, “LongLiveA$AP” is surprisingly a big step up for the young artist. Several mainstream artists are scattered throughout the album, contributing to the wide array of styles and sounds. A$AP has definitely upped his game in the vocals department, which is evident on almost every track. He is good about...

New disappointing rap collaboration

New disappointing rap collaboration

Ruben Perez, Reporter

November 15, 2012

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E-40 and Too $hort have come together to create the double album “History: Function and Mob Music.” With two of the biggest names in Bay Area rap,...

New guitarist adds a fresh sound to an old band

New guitarist adds a fresh sound to an old band

Thomas Howell, Reporter

September 8, 2011

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With the new Red Hot Chili Peppers album, “I’m With You,” comes a new style and a new guitarist: Josh Klinghoffer, previously of Dot Hacker and Ataxia,...

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