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‘Rivers in the Wasteland’ album review

‘Rivers in the Wasteland’ album review

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

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

“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

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

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

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

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...

“After The Disco” album review

“After The Disco” album review

Macky Kavanaugh, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

Known best for their psychedelic indie-rock sounds, Broken Bells is a collaborative group made up of two talented individuals on opposite ends of the musical playing field. Brian Joseph Burton (under the alias “Danger Mouse”), the hip-hop centered grammy award-winning music producer, is most know...

The sound of St. Louis: Concerts to attend this holiday season

The sound of St. Louis: Concerts to attend this holiday season

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

With the holidays approaching, one unconventional way to get out and celebrate is to attend a concert. This month’s local concert calendar holds a variety of music styles, ranging from pop icons such as Drake, R&B artists like KEM, and the annual country music jingle fest. The following are just a s...

Justin Timberlake brings “sexy back” to the St. Louis Scottrade Center

Justin Timberlake brings “sexy back” to the St. Louis Scottrade Center

Allison Wright, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

Justin Timberlake brought the 20/20 experience to St. Louis on Tues. Nov. 19 at the Scottrade Center. The smooth performer kicked off his U.S. tour at the Barclays Center on Nov. 6 making it his first of 69 dates before ending in July of 2014. Starting his performance off with “Pusher Love Girl,”...

The Pageant gives Hoodie Allen no interruption

The Pageant gives Hoodie Allen no interruption

Allison Wright, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

Selling out the venue, independent singer and rapper Hoodie Allen returned to the Pageant with his “Party With your Friends” tour on Wed. Oct 23. Opening acts were Aer, Jared Evan and Mod Sun which successfully warmed up the anticipating crowd with mixtures of todays’ top songs and some songs of...

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