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Bombastic and Emotionally Nostalgic | “Your World” – Anonymous Phone Call

Bombastic and Emotionally Nostalgic | “Your World” – Anonymous Phone Call

George McNeill, Volunteer

April 2, 2019


Filed under A, Jam of the Day, Music, Uncategorized

Let me set the scene for you all real quick. Mac’s Bar. A Thursday night in February. It’s close to 9:00 - well past my bedtime. I’m sipping on a cold brew of water and pretending that I’m 21 and ordered the IPA on tap. Four spritely young gentlemen vault onto the stage of Mac’s Bar. A crowd,...

A Dark Return to Form | “Numb Numb Juice” – Schoolboy Q

A Dark Return to Form | “Numb Numb Juice” – Schoolboy Q

Neelan Bosnic

April 1, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Schoolboy Q is one of the biggest names on the Top Dawg Entertainment roster. He resides next to artists like Kendrick Lamar and SZA. With this dong, Schoolboy Q has come out of a relatively quiet period in his career to drop one of the hardest tracks you’ll hear all month. Clocking in at a short 1 minute and 54 seconds, it wastes no time. As the ...

The Dream Chaser Narrative | “One Magic Moment” – Bad Suns

The Dream Chaser Narrative | “One Magic Moment” – Bad Suns

Amandha Silva, Volunteer

March 29, 2019


Filed under A, Jam of the Day, Music

Imagine you’re someone who dreams big. In your journey toward success, you persist through obstacles and difficulties. At some point you get used to the problems, you even appreciate them. Looking in the mirror, you wonder why you aren’t surprised by those problems any more. Deep down you know it...

We Play It for the Music | Mother 3

We Play It for the Music | Mother 3

George McNeill, Radio Host, 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays

March 28, 2019


Filed under A, Music, Watch for the Music

Man, if this isn’t going to be the most obscure thing you read today. I’m gonna talk about the extensive soundtrack for a Nintendo role-playing video game that was never released outside of its launch in Japan back in 2006. That’s right - I’m talking about Mother 3. You might be thinking: “George,...

Throwback Thursday – “Call Me Maybe” | Carly Rae Jepsen

Throwback Thursday – “Call Me Maybe” | Carly Rae Jepsen

Neelan Bosnic

March 28, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

I’ll be honest with you. The year this song came out I was a freshman in high school and my music taste consisted of classic rock and movie soundtracks. Listening to pop music wasn’t something I would have done in a million years, so when the sword-wielding, illustrious legend Carly Rae Jepsen release...

We Watch it for the Music | Russian Doll

We Watch it for the Music | Russian Doll

Kayla Effner

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Music, Watch for the Music

(Contains mild spoilers) In the era of shows like “Stranger Things” and “Black Mirror,” Netflix viewers have already gotten a taste for fourth-dimensional mind mangling. When Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland came together to create “Russian Doll,” they worked tirelessly ...

Playlist | Stumbling Through St. Patty’s Day

Playlist | Stumbling Through St. Patty’s Day

Kayla Effner

March 15, 2019


Filed under Music, Playlists

This St. Patrick’s Day, like all the ones before it, MSU students will celebrate the right way. By getting violently intoxicated as soon as the sun rises, that is. The beautiful tradition of “dartying” is one you won’t want to miss out on as a college student. Sure they are popular during welcom...

A seamless transition between genres | “Only Child” – Tierra Whack

A seamless transition between genres | “Only Child” – Tierra Whack

Kayla Effner

March 15, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Tierra Whack, who has been described as “a true hip-hop original,” debuted in May with her audiovisual project “Whack World.” The mixed-genre project consists of 15 one-minute tracks with an eccentric video component accompanying each. Since releasing “Whack World,” Whack has toured with 6lack, ...

Throwback Thursday – “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” | The Rolling Stones

Throwback Thursday – “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” | The Rolling Stones

Hope O'Dell

March 14, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

When the gritty guitar notes punch through the speaker everyone knows what song this is. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” is off The Rolling Stones’ 1965 album "Out of Our Heads." Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, this song was The Stones’ fourth number one in Great Britain. It’s easy to see why ...

The Low Down | Michigan House

The Low Down | Michigan House

Maggie Morgan

March 13, 2019


Filed under A, Music, The Low Down

What is it? In 2015, Michigan House was established as a conglomerate for global enterprise, government, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and musicians who defy rustbelt expectations. They have grown and become “The Great Lake State’s experiential embassy” to the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austi...

New Duo Takes Flight | “You Feel Like Home” – Hills x Hills

New Duo Takes Flight | “You Feel Like Home” – Hills x Hills

Claudia Kramer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Musical duo Hills x Hills recently released their third single “You Feel Like Home.” With only three released songs to their name, the group is already rising to popularity. This sudden jump in fame is due to their first release, a cover of Tom Petty’s “Learning to Fly,” being used in the...

Delightful Dreamy Blues | “Summer Skin” – Parekh and Singh

Delightful Dreamy Blues | “Summer Skin” – Parekh and Singh

Ean Montague

February 27, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day

It is difficult not to be intrigued by the aesthetic Indian dream pop duo Parekh and Singh. You can see them in their Wes-Anderson-esque music videos wearing colorful matching suits. Nischay Parekh and Jivraj Singh stare blankly into the distance, effortlessly playing their catchy, uplifting music. ...

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