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Collage of album covers from the music dump, via Spotify.

For the Record’s Music Dump Friday: “The Sound of Settling”

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor September 15, 2023

Some For the Record history for you all—back when my predecessor Audrey Morrison was running things, she used to keep up a biweekly “Music Dump Friday” where she would let readers know what she was...

Collage of albums on this playlist, via Spotify

For the record: We’re so back!

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor August 30, 2023

Hi, Lasso readers! Can you feel it? There’s a slight breeze in the air, and everyone else in the city is boarding themselves up in their houses to avoid the post-dismissal rush at three thirty…...

A compilation of albums included in this playlist. (Photo via Spotify)

For the Record: Study music

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor May 24, 2023

As June approaches, students find themselves in the final long haul to summer break. As high school students, we often juggle multiple classes, extracurricular activities, and social obligations. With...

Check out the playlist embedded below to listen to our top picks! (Photo via Spotify)

For the record: Ten more love songs

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor February 14, 2023

2 years ago, past column writer Audrey Morrison wrote the article The best love songs of all time, and this year, I thought I should throw in my two cents. So, whether you’re alone this Valentine’s...

At the closing of each year, The Lasso compiles various lists of that years various top events and productions. This year, you can browse The Lassos Top 12 Albums, News Events, Pop Culture Moments, and Lasso Articles of 2022.

Top 12 albums of 2022

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor December 19, 2022

1.  “CAPRISONGS” by FKA Twigs Elysian. Ambrosial. Heavenly. Experimental pop musician FKA Twigs is the It-girl, and on this album she proves it. Hip-hop meshes with hyperpop, drill, club music,...

A complete indie holiday playlist for anyone searching for a unique but winter-y feel. Find the playlist at the bottom of this article. (Photo via Spotify)

For the Record: A very indie holiday mix

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor December 8, 2022

Are you looking for a fresh selection of holiday music? Whether you’re a veteran indie music-lover or you’ve grown tired of the traditional holiday tracks, The Lasso has you covered. In this edition...

For the Record: New albums of autumn

For the Record: New albums of autumn

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor December 5, 2022

As fall winds to a close and December hits, it’s important to look back and see what we may have missed. This autumn went by so fast, so here is a quick recap for those of you that may have lost track...


For the Record: Albums released in October

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor October 28, 2022

Happy end-of-October Lasso readers! I hope that you all are getting into the spirit of this spooky month. With Halloween coming up, I’m sure the average reader is looking for a soundtrack for the days...

For the Record: End of summer albums

For the Record: End of summer albums

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor September 23, 2022

As the summer ends and school starts again, it’s important to find a fitting soundtrack for this transitory time. There’s the excitement of summer fading away, but there isn’t the cozy feeling of...

Album cover of “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” via Rate Your Music

February album favorites, ranked

Victor Kidwell, Features Editor March 7, 2022

It’s about the end of February and the music world is in full swing. I’m not sure what it is, but there’s always a bit of a new music drought in January, so it’s nice to see we’re coming out...

For the Record: Top 11 albums of 2021

For the Record: Top 11 albums of 2021

Audrey Morrison, Features Editor January 24, 2022

11. "An Evening With Silk Sonic" - Silk Sonic The newly-minted pop, soul, and R&B power duo, Silk Sonic, released their first LP as of 2021. With the rise of retro-style radio hits and as something...

Music Dump Friday: Secular Holiday Music

Music Dump Friday: Secular Holiday Music

Audrey Morrison, Features Editor December 3, 2021

As winter beckons, I suspect that The Lasso will be overwrought and overrun with Christmas-themed features. I also suspect that I will be taking part in these festivities, but for the time being, I’d...

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