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Point/Counterpoint: A Vanishing Plane

On March 8, 2014, 239 passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing when the plane routed from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared within the first hour of the flight. The transponder turned off — whether that was intentional or not we may never know — and with the pilot’s last words, “All right, good night,” all communication ceased.
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Blood Orange

Devonté Hynes has collected a variety of eclectic identities throughout his career. Originally entering into the music scene as the lead singer of the noisy punk, instrumental band Test Icicles, Hynes switched to the solo pseudonym Lightspeed Champion after the group’s collapse.
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Lou Reed gave rock music a voice

With the release of billboard-topping track “Walk on the Wild Side” among many other hits and his role as the lead singer and co-founder of the ‘60s rock band The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed was one of the most influential men in rock and roll.

‘Reflektor’ experiments but still retains original sound

With the release of their fourth studio album, Arcade Fire is back with an intense, innovative new album that proves they refuse to let their Grammy win in 2011 be the climactic moment of their success. “Reflektor” exhibits experimentation and growth, and, most excitingly, a move toward more upbeat dance tracks and a variety of new, scattered sounds.

Miley Cyrus: How far has she come?

An album’s success depends on a number of factors, but one of the most important is whether or not it flows. A successful, lucrative album is composed of songs that blend together to create a pleasing melodic experience for listeners. Miley Cyrus has missed the mark on her highly anticipated album “Bangerz” and produced a mess of collectively typical and unimaginative songs.