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Loufest 2014: Still on the rise

Loufest 2014: Still on the rise

Shannon Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

40 bands performed at Forest Park Sept. 6-7, marking the fifth year of the Loufest Music Festival.

“V” Album Review

“V” Album Review

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

Developing potential for growth in a new sound.

“Pop Psychology” album review

“Pop Psychology” album review

Macky Kavanaugh, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

With its vibrantly colored album cover and upbeat tunes, Neon Trees' third studio album Pop Psychology proves to be one of the catchiest tracks in the pop-rock genre. The band's singer-songwriter Tyler Glenn's light melodies mixed with witty lyrics about finding true love shapes the album into somethin...

Most talked about music artists

Most talked about music artists

Brittany Thompson, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

Being a successful singer in the 21st century is a demanding task, what with the competitive music industry and popular social media sites used to advertise music such as YouTube and Twitter. Patrick Stump, the lead singer of Fall Out Boy, is number one on Twitter Music’s most talked about music arti...

‘Rivers in the Wasteland’ album review

‘Rivers in the Wasteland’ album review

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

In 2010, few people would have recognized the small but powerfully present three-piece folk band opening for the North American leg of Taylor Swift on her international Speak Now tour. Touring their third full-length album, The Outsiders, the group NEEDTOBREATHE has come far since then, not only winn...

“Frozen” soundtrack review

“Frozen” soundtrack review

Brittany Thompson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

“Frozen”’s soundtrack is currently number one in album sales on iTunes, although it was released on Nov. 25. There were 130,000 copies sold the week of Apr. 13. The second song of the album, “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” is less about going outside and having fun and more about the main...

Christina Perri’s “Head or Heart” review

Christina Perri’s “Head or Heart” review

Brittany Thompson, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

Whether the genre is pop rock, alternative, rap or gospel, a good song is something that all music artists strive to create.  They want to enthrall their audience with the most energetic and lively tunes a guitar, piano and drums can produce.  Christina Perri’s new album, “Head or Heart,” captures...

“Supermodel” album Review

“Supermodel” album Review

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

Convincing America to sing along to a peppy song about a school shooting is no easy task, and now indie pop band Foster the People must stand in their own shadow. After tasting success with "Pumped Up Kicks" from their debut album "Torches", the band is in no way attempting to achieve another pop...

The Neighbourhood plays the Pageant

The Neighbourhood plays the Pageant

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

March 25, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

Though it’s borderline fangirling to acknowledge, there’s something captivating about being within thirty feet of some of the American music industry’s most talented musicians — especially when those musicians are lead singer Jesse Rutherford, lead guitarist Jeremy Freedman, rhythm guitarist Za...

“So Long, See You Tomorrow” Album Review

“So Long, See You Tomorrow” Album Review

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


Filed under A & E, music

From their formation and first performance at a high school assembly, under the alias the Canals, to their release of a fourth full-length album on Feb. 3, founding members Jack Steadman, Jamie MacColl and Suren de Saram, accompanied by Ed Nash, have created a band that has escaped marginalization into a speci...

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