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Playlist of the Week: Sept. 16-22

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Playlist of the Week: Sept. 16-22 Waste a Moment- Kings of Leon Kings of Leon will always have a special place in my heart because their lead vocalist is so talented. The Tennessee southern-rock band released “Waste a Moment” Sept. 9 off their forthcoming album “Walls”.   White Flag- Joseph This song is ...

Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

JP. O’Hagan, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

In the normally quiet courtyard behind the Mather Memorial Building, music broke through the silence last Saturday night, Sept. 10. The 35th annual Studio-A-Rama brought hundreds of people to a hidden corner of the Case Western Reserve University to enjoy performances from 11 bands throughout the da...

Future Now Tour makes stop in Cleveland

Sanjana Singh, Staff Reporter
September 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

The Future Now Tour came to Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena this past Friday, where teens and adults alike lined up hours before the show. The hype was high from a couple hours before the show where KISS FM radio was handing free T-shirts and dancers were putting on Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato musi...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

          XO- EDEN XO is off of is the second EP by Irish electronic musician EDEN, “I think you think too much of me”, released on Aug. 19. The lead vocals of Eden are beautiful. The sound ramps up and down between mesmerizing vocals and full-soundi...

“Sparty” an accurate representation of Case’s social events

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

Last Friday at Freiberger Field, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) hosted its annual “Sparty” as a welcome to not only new students, but for everyone to come together and get to know the organization. A surprise to no one, the event had a relatively small crowd consisting mainly of fresh...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Scars to Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara The big soulful voice behind “Wild Things” and “Here” recently released a new single from her album “Know-It-All” that came out last November. It’s another song that showcases Alessia’s beautiful voice with lyrics that are slightly ...

CWRUchella kicks off UPB concerts

CWRUchella kicks off UPB concerts

Annie Nickoloff
August 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

Just one day before classes start for the school year, students can celebrate the end of summer with a mini music festival on Frieberger Field. The event, CWRUchella, will take place from 4-8 p.m. on Aug. 28. The event, organized by University Program Board, is in its second year and will face a ...

Playlist of the Week, April 22

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Young the Giant - “Amerika” In “Amerika,” the lead single for Young the Giant’s third album, “Home of the Strange,” lead singer Sameer Gadhia’s clear voice soars over the brief bells and drums of the themed introduction, eliciting gospel fusion vibes. Combined with a dreamy watercol...

The Lumineers play to their strengths

The Lumineers play to their strengths

Ariel Raj, Contributing Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“But I was late for this, late for that, late for the love of my life, / And when I die alone, when I die alone, when I die, I'll be on time,” sings Wesley Schultz, the lead singer of the Lumineers. The heart-wrenching lyrics of the titular track of the the band’s second album, “Cleopatra”...

Cleveland Lottery mixes it up

Cleveland Lottery mixes it up

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Cleveland is filled with talented and diverse musicians. The city that first coined the term “Rock ‘n’ Roll” at the Moondog Coronation Ball has given birth to a wide range of talent from Dean Martin to Michael Stanley to Cloud Nothings, yet many Clevelanders are unaware of current local talent...

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