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Ham for Hamilton

Ham for Hamilton

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor

December 1, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Any new show added to Broadway has some big shoes to fill. Hamilton, the newest edition to 46th street, does not disappoint. America’s founding fathers are reborn on stage to share the story of the youngest founding father and the face of the $10 bill, Alexander Hamilton. It follows Hamilton’s jour...

Purpose matures teenage heartthrob

Purpose matures teenage heartthrob

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

November 22, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Justin Bieber has made a lot of mistakes, but clearly, it’s not too late to say sorry. Whether it was abandoning his pet monkey in a German airport, visiting a brothel in Rio or tearing through a residential area full of kids in his Ferrari, we all held a grudge against the doe-eyed singer. Bieber...

VIXX concept album adds charisma to Kpop group

VIXX concept album adds charisma to Kpop group

By Josie Bennett, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Kpop group VIXX, or Visual Value in Excelsis, is known for its six talented members N, Ken, Leo, Ravi, Hongbin and Hyuk. The band has brought together extravagant concepts ranging from colorful to dark into their new concept album Chained Up.  This new release takes a turn from their comeback album Lov...

Sounds Good Feels Good lives up to its name

Sounds Good Feels Good lives up to its name

By Mora Downs, Life Editor

October 30, 2015


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Rate: 4 out of 5 stars ✫✫✫✫ Following their first arena tour, Australian pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer released their sophomore album Sounds Good Feels Good. The record dropped on Oct. 23, and the album promotion kicked off at the beginning of the Rock Out With Your Socks Out tour. The ban...

New album revives Gomez’s image

New album revives Gomez’s image

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

October 24, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Another Disney princess has arrived. While she hasn’t lost either of her heels or met her own Prince Charming, Selena Gomez is carrying on the Disney dynasty with her new album Revival. Gomez is counted among the ranks of this decade’s own modern royalty, Disney alums with the star power neede...

Beach House suprises fans with unexpected album

Beach House suprises fans with unexpected album

By Abbey Cadieux, Intern

October 20, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Beach House surprised fans recently with the drop of their sixth album Thank Your Lucky Stars. It is a premeditative collection of songs totally unrelated to their previous album Depression Cherry, released just two months ago. With Depression Cherry still in the spotlight, Beach House gave fans whiplash wi...

Hearing Heathers: musical adaption doesn’t disappoint

Hearing Heathers: musical adaption doesn’t disappoint

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2015


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Remember that movie about the group of elites? The one about Heather, Heather and Heather? It's back and better than ever as an off-Broadway musical. The story is definitely memorable and the soundtrack proves it. Heathers: The Musical features a wide range of songs. It’s full of diverse tunes ...

WILD

By Mora Downs, Managing Editor

October 12, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews, Uncategorized

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Ryan Adams’ heartwrenching cover of 1989 adds depth to Taylor Swift

Ryan Adams’ heartwrenching cover of 1989 adds depth to Taylor Swift

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

October 11, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Is that Bruce Springsteen? Angus and Julia Stone? And why do those lyrics sound so familiar? It couldn’t be Taylor Swift. Or is it? Ryan Adams, former frontman of the alternative country group Whiskeytown, released a cover album of Taylor Swift’s multi-platinum album 1989, which dropped in...

Vocaloids Playlist

Vocaloids Playlist

By Addison Toutant, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

WILD playlist

WILD playlist

By Mora Downs, Life Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

pWant to hear the album that was reviewed in this week's issue? Check out the Spotify playlist below. https://open.spotify.com/user/22xaqz3fy2l2kzc7gb3whtveq/playlist/3B6w3b1jQ8ZMg5NLLYUVix  

Gracetown- San Cisco

Gracetown- San Cisco

By Haley Reid, Senior Assistant Editor

April 26, 2015


Filed under Music, Reviews

Rating: Three and a half out of 5 stars The band San Cisco has a vibe that has been sending indie pop junkies to a far away hipster beach party since 2009. The Australian quartet dropped its sophomore album on March 6. Gracetown offers an airy, summer vibe that’s repetitive in today’s altern...