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Album Review: Kendrick Lamar: ‘untitled, unmastered.’

Blaise Radley

March 4, 2016

Releasing an album without warning is probably the most effective manner to announce your status as a heavyweight within the music world. On a creative level it implies that producing an album of worthy material is a trifling...

New Orleans keyboardist Jon Cleary wins his first Grammy

Chasity Pugh

February 17, 2016

New Orleans keyboardist and songwriter Jon Cleary can now add a Grammy to his list of accolades after winning at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Cleary's 2015 album "GoGo Juice" took home an award for Best Regional Roots Alb...

More than music

More than music

December 6, 2015

Into The Deep: a music review done by students for students

Blaise Radley

November 11, 2015

Opening with a salvo of trumpets, Into The Deep starts so assuredly that it's almost impossible not to root for its continued success. This is an album for the so-called “good times,” a riotous affair that can't help but...

Entre Luz Y Sombra: a music review done by students for students

Blaise Radley

November 9, 2015

Reading the words “concept album” is always a cause for concern before listening to a record, having become synonymous with pretension and failed expectations. As such, I was particularly skeptical before my first listening...

Taylor Swift sued on claims she plagiarized lyrics

Gabriel Garza

November 7, 2015

The popular song "Shake It Off" is under scrutiny after R&B singer Jesse Braham, whose stage name is Jesse Graham, sued singer Taylor Swift for plagiarizing lyrics. Braham is suing Swift for $42 million after he said that...

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