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Jam of the Day: “Exterminio” | Muro

Neelan Bosnic

January 28, 2019


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Clocking in at 2 minutes, “Exterminio” is a bite-sized piece of hardcore punk, perfect for a burst of morning energy. Hailing from Bogota, Columbia, Muro is a punk group that’s part of the Rat Trap Collective. A small collection of bands from the area who put on multi-bill shows and record each other's ...

Jam of the Day: “Overnight” | Maggie Rogers

Hope O'Dell

January 25, 2019


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We live in an age of viral memes that launched Bhad Babie and other undeserving and untalented delinquents to fame.  When a picture of Maggie Rogers’ stunned face after listening to her song “Alaska” with Pharrell Williams at NYU, it launched the career of a musical diamond in the rough of int...

Throwback Thursday – “The Breeze” | Dr. Dog (2008)

Maggie Morgan

January 24, 2019


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Philly indie rock band Dr. Dog are no strangers to successful songs. After being around for a decade and a half, they have figured out how to create beautifully nostalgic songs that tug on the heartstrings of even the most cynical listeners. Dr. Dog's music has a certain way of taking inspiration to 1...

Jam of the Day: “1+1=13” | Malibu Ken

Ean Montague

January 23, 2019


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Long-time collaborators Aesop Rock and TOBACCO released their first full-length record last Friday. The grisly visage of Barbie’s companion graces the cover. Malibu Ken is the name of the partnership between the two artists who have collaborated as early as 2008 on TOBACCO’s Fucked Up Friends. This al...

Jam of the Day: “Woof Woof” | ARTHUR

Andrew Younker

January 22, 2019


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Arthur Shea is a Philly native musician with an impressive resume for a 21-year-old. As one half of the original lo-fi outfit Joy Again, he makes indie-rock under the name ARTHUR and released his biggest album yet, Woof Woof, last month. Shea jams a lot of unique songwriting into short songs without tr...

Jam of the Day: “Nothing Could be Better” | HOMESHAKE

Casey Halas

January 21, 2019


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Bringing back the funky bass-filled beats once again, Pete Sagar has not disappointed us in his recently released singles, “Like Mariah” and “Nothing Could Be Better.” These songs have been gearing audiences up for HOMESHAKE’s next album to come, Helium following their last album, Fresh Air that came ou...

We Watch it for the Music | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

We Watch it for the Music | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Matt Burdick

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Music, Watch for the Music

(contains mild spoilers)   “We are Sex Bob-Omb, and we’re here to make you think about death and get sad and stuff!” It’s lines like these that make “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” a certified cult classic among many movie fans. This film, based on the comics by Bryan Lee O’Malley, is we...

Throwback Thursday – Last Donut of The Night | J Dilla (2006)

Throwback Thursday – Last Donut of The Night | J Dilla (2006)

Neelan Bosnic

January 17, 2019


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James Dewitt Yancey, better known by his alias, J Dilla, was a Detroit based hip-hop artist. He quickly became one of the most influential producers in the genre. He had a unique style of sampling and organically creating rhythms on his drum machines. In 2002 he was diagnosed with lupus, and it gave him th...

Finals Week Playlists — You Got(n’t) This

Finals Week Playlists — You Got(n’t) This

Impact Content Team

December 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Playlists

Featured Image by Chris Harbeck The few weeks between Thanksgiving break and the end of the semester are tough. Papers are due, presentations are imminent and the libraries are packed. Depending on the type of person you are, you may have already been working on things and studying diligently ...

Somewhere in the Middle | Motherfolk

Somewhere in the Middle | Motherfolk

Claudia Kramer

December 7, 2018


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Motherfolk is “the best band ever” according to its own members. The band started out in 2014 as a duo and grew into a larger project, having released several singles and two full-length albums to date. Motherfolk is currently on tour around the Midwest with one show in Ohio left this year. Tickets...

Sincerity is Scary | The 1975

Kayla Effner

December 5, 2018


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After nearly three years of anticipation, fans around the world are exulting over A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, the new album by British rock band The 1975. This record deviates tremendously from their past work and follows a clearer message about the effects of growing up in the d...

Are Spotify Original Artists the Future of Music?

Are Spotify Original Artists the Future of Music?

Andrew Younker

December 4, 2018


Filed under Music, Music News

Is Spotify getting too hands-on with its artists? Music is an art form that has always been heavily influenced by the medium it’s experienced through. From rich full-length LPs on wax records to crust-punk bootlegs on cassette tapes, the audio format has played a huge role in the development of our music...

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