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Playlist | In Loving Memory of Myspace

Playlist | In Loving Memory of Myspace

Josiah Leach, Assistant Managing Editor

April 11, 2019

Myspace, the internet’s first big social networking site for music, has lost 12 years of its music content. According to BBC, any photos, videos and audio files uploaded between 2003 and 2015 may have disappeared due to a server migration project gone wrong. This is basically the end for the media ...

Throwback Thursday – “Do You Realize” | The Flaming Lips

Throwback Thursday – “Do You Realize” | The Flaming Lips

Kayla Effner, Volunteer

April 11, 2019

“Do You Realize” by The Flaming Lips was released on their 2002 album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot. The Oklahoma-based band was no small name at the time, with their previous 1999 album The Soft Bulletin being named NME Magazine’s album of the year. Much of the album’s success was attributed to the...

Matriarchs of Music | Mitski

Matriarchs of Music | Mitski

Kayla Effner, Writer

April 10, 2019

Matriarchs of Music is where our writers share their personal experiences in music, discussing female artists that have influenced and empowered them most.   Since the release of her most recent album, “Be the Cowboy”, indie rock artist Mitski has begun to reach a wider audience, selling...

Slow and Soft | “Throwaway” – SG Lewis x Clario

Slow and Soft | “Throwaway” – SG Lewis x Clario

Hope Odell, Volunteer

April 10, 2019

After partnering up for 2018 song “Better,” SG Lewis x Clairo are back with another track titled “Throwaway.” Compared to their first collaborative song, “Throwaway,” is much slower and softer. It starts with an arpeggio of soft synth bells and a simple 8-bit drum loop. An ambient synth comes...

Throwback Thursday | “Proud Mary” – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Throwback Thursday | “Proud Mary” – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Josiah Leach, Assistant Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

Woodstock is making a comeback this summer. Put together by its original co-creator Michael Lang, Woodstock’s 50th-anniversary festival (not to be confused with another festival happening that same weekend) is going to be huge, if its recently-released lineup is any indication. https://youtu.be/_MqK...

Matriarchs of Music: Michelle Zauner

Matriarchs of Music: Michelle Zauner

Sarah Beltran

April 3, 2019

Matriarchs of Music is where our writers share their personal experiences in music, discussing female artists that have influenced and empowered them most. Growing up, the music I listened to defined the phases of my life. In my teenage years, I was big into punk and rock. As I was searching for a pa...

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

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

George McNeill, Assistant Program Director

April 2, 2019

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

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

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, Assistant Program Director

March 28, 2019

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

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

(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 ...

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