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Playlist of the week Nov 3 – 9

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

November 2, 2017

“Squeeze” - Aminé Aminé, who is best known for his platinum single “Caroline,” is currently touring North America and Europe for his album “Good For You.” However, that hasn’t stopped him from releasing more music. On Oct. 27, Aminé released bass-heavy “Squeeze,” where he raps a...

Playlist of the Week: Oct 27 – Nov 2

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

October 27, 2017 “Deserve” - Kris Wu feat. Travis Scott Former EXO member Kris Wu collaborates with Travis Scott for the first time on his trap-inspired hip-hop track “Deserve.” Wu spots a girl in the club who has caught his interest and declares that she’s so good, she deserves a song...

Playlist of the Week Oct 13 – 19

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

October 13, 2017 “Help Me Out” - Maroon 5 & Julia Michaels Maroon 5 is back with another single off their 10-track LP, “Red Pill Blues.” This time, they rope in “Issues” singer Julia Michaels. “Red Pill Blues” is expected to release Nov. 3 and will also feature SZA, Kendrick Lamar ...

Throwback Playlist of the Week Oct 6 – 12

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017

Jerry Keller - “Here Comes Summer” 50’s- “Here Comes Summer” by one-hit-wonder Jerry Keller shot to number one on UK charts in 1959. Play this on your early morning walks to the quad and ponder why a song called “Here Comes Summer” made it to number one in the fall. This song reminds me...

Playlist of the Week Sep 29 – Oct 5

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017 “Heavy” - Anne Marie From Anne-Marie, the voice behind the massive hit “Rockabye,” comes a summery pop jam with strong vocals, an addicting beat and catchy lyrics. This single comes out after her collaborations with Snakehips and is a welcome return to the punchy pop she started with. The lyrics center on a...

Playlist of the Week Sep 22 – 28

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

September 22, 2017 “rockstar” - Post Malone feat. 21 Savage Two days before 2016 ended, Post Malone changed his Twitter alias to “Beerbongs & Bentleys,” and fans began to speculate that a new single was coming from Malone. He later clarified that “beerbongs & bentleys” was a whole projec...

Playlist of the Week Sep 15 – 21

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017 “The Line” - Foo Fighters This is pretty much a formulaic Foo Fighters song with a strong guitar, strong vocals by Dave Grohl and powerful lyrics. However, this formula is pretty great, so this is definitely a fun listen. It combines the Foo Fighters’ characteristic sh...

Playlist of the Week Sep 8 – 14

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017

“Crybaby” by Paloma Faith Released last week as Paloma Faith’s first single in three years, this song is retro and fun with Faith’s characteristically touchy lyrics. It is rhythmic and reminiscent of 70s and 80s pop and is a nice change from the electro pop and trap rap that pervade the...

Playlist of the Week: Sep 1 – 7

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2017

“Nemesis” - Benjamin Clementine “Nemesis” is one of the singles off of Benjamin Clementine’s 2015 album, “At Least for Now,” which won the Mercury Prize in England. The song showcases Clementine’s strong vocals and soulful lyrics, as well as his taste for instrumentals. With a new albu...

Playlist of the week Aug 25 – 31

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2017 “Younger Now” – Miley Cyrus Opening with the sounds of rain, a strumming guitar and the line “Feels like I just woke up,” this song embodies the maturation of Miley Cyrus. The song is breezy, emotive and pleasantly nostalgic. Cyrus keeps her country twang but combines ...

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