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When the magic ends

Celia Wan, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It was 6 p.m. on Sunday evening. The sun hadn't shown any sign of sinking and the last trace of summer, the olive colored trees with their crowns dabbed by bright autumn yellow, still firmly grasped Cleveland. In University Circle, everywhere the late summer breeze blew was serene, except the narrow a...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It’s Fall Concert Weekend and this playlist will get you pumped to see Waka Flocka Flame and Lil Dicky—if you weren’t already. The songs on this playlist are the most commonly played songs by both artists, according to setlist.fm.   White Crime - Lil Dicky This song is hilarious and witty, whe...

Young Thug’s “Weirdo” Take on the Music Industry

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Young Thug’s third full-length release this year, “Jeffrey”, showcases Young Thug’s experimental rapping style. Sometimes referred to as the “rap weirdo,” with 76 solo tracks out in the last two years, he doesn’t lack in content. His newest production is more pop-infused than his last...

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 ...

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