Michael Zhang

Blog Editor

August 28, 2016

Album Review — Carly Rae Jepsen: “Emotion Side B”

Normally, I wouldn’t care to bring attention to an artist’s collection of B-sides. After all, they’re usually the songs that weren’t good enough to be a part of the actual album or release, and they tend to feel like another way record companies milk fans for more money. However, … Read More

June 15, 2016

Album Review — Disclosure: “Moog For Love”

UK electronic duo Disclosure gave us a pleasant surprise yesterday when they dropped Moog for Love, a 3-track EP. Though the title of the EP might suggest a certain synthesizer-saturated sound that has come to be popular in many genres of electronic music these days, Moog for … Read More

March 19, 2015

Album Review — Purity Ring: “Another Eternity”

Since their 2012 debut, Shrines, Canadian duo Corin Roddick and Megan James, also known as Purity Ring, have had a lot of time to reflect upon the impact of their first release and the offspring of imitation acts it spawned. Seeking to both recreate and … Read More

February 9, 2015

Album Review — Feed Me: “A Giant Warrior Descends on Tokyo”

Following his history of consistently putting out material, Feed Me is back with his new EP, A Giant Warrior Descends on Tokyo! This 4-track release features plenty of Feed Me’s classic dubstep and electro sounds, along with some new influences and experimentation. The EP has … Read More

February 4, 2015

Terrace Preview — Lindsay Lowend

This Thursday, Terrace Club is kicking off the new semester with a killer lineup, featuring Lindsay Lowend , supported by Princeton’s own DJ combination of noclip and tenr —both skilled producers in their own rights. tenr is an extremely versatile producer and remixer, … Read More

December 4, 2014

Making Music: noclip

Michael Zhang Thomasson performing with Matt "tenr" Goldsmith Originally based in Manhattan Beach, Calif., a bustling beach city just outside of Los Angeles, Riley “noclip” Thomasson ’15 has spent his past three years at Princeton juggling electrical engineering and EDM. As a senior, … Read More

August 9, 2014

Album Review – Porter Robinson: ‘Worlds’

The wait is finally over. After teasing us for the past 5 months with a steady stream of singles, Porter Robinson has finally released his debut album, Worlds. As the pre-release singles suggested, Worlds represents quite a departure from the Porter Robinson fans have long adored as the … Read More

May 1, 2014

Music — Lawnparties Preview: GRiZ

This spring’s Lawnparties features two interesting headliners: Meyer Hawthorne and GRiZ. This decision has not been without controversy, as some have even noted that the latter artist, GRiZ, “doesn’t have a Wikipedia page.” However, people shouldn’t be quick to discard the importance of the live … Read More

March 12, 2014

Album Review — Skrillex: ‘Recess’

Continuing the recent trend of surprise releases (a la Beyoncé), Skrillex (aka Sonny Moore) dropped his LP debut, Recess,yesterday. This release came after recent a Reddit AMA and a mysterious Alien Ride app that slowly released the songs starting at 6:30pm Monday … Read More