Helen Edwards


How U.Va. values the arts

Faculty in U.Va.’s Studio Art and Drama departments make significantly less than their colleagues in other fields and schools.

Pitbull continues to make more of the same

“Climate Change” is about what one would expect from a Pitbull release. Though there are only a few surprises along the way, the album gets the job done with a handful of bangers.

Kodak Black presents dual narratives in 'Tunnel Vision'

Kodak Black is no stranger to controversy. After questionably featuring Danielle Bregoli — the 13-year-old “Cash me Ousside” girl from Dr. Phil — in his previous video “Everything 1K,” Black was thrust into the spotlight.

Sunny rock for winter weather

Adopting darker lyrics and instrumental experimentation, “Snowdonia” exemplifies the classic appeal of Surfer Blood’s sound while introducing a welcome, matured approach to its execution.

​“Woman” wows in unexpected ways

French electro-pop duo Justice has returned after a four year hiatus — five years, if you exclude their last album of live performances — with a new yet familiar sound on “Woman.”

A new voice for the “Goddess”

Two years ago, Banks snuck onto the scene with the release of her first full album “Goddess.” On “Goddess,” the singer established her distinctive style, marked by dark, rhythmic house beats, melancholic lyrics and melodically gritty croons.