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Relax during finals with these bops

Playlist of the week 5/7/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist May 7, 2021

Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out, breath … How does it feel to have taken your first full breath since the middle of January? After climbing uphill for more than three months in a...

Earth Day blues

Playlist of the week 4/23/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist April 23, 2021

Earth Day is this week. In honor of the giant sphere still spinning despite centuries of human abuse, I‘ve gathered some songs that talk about the beauty of the Earth and the problems it faces. The alarming...

Banerjee: What Am I Listening To?

Playlist of the week 4/14/21
Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 16, 2021

It’s really strange how you can listen to a song a million times and still pick up new things about it. I recently got a new pair of headphones and, as such, have been listening to more music—just...

Songs for the fools in us all

Playlist of the week 4/2/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist April 2, 2021

Can you believe that we are already a quarter of the way through the calendar year…hooray? With April finally here, the first day of the month marks the nonsensical commemoration of April Fools’ Day....

Music for mental health awareness

Playlist of the week 3/19/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist March 19, 2021

Trigger warning: suicide, drug addiction This week’s edition of The Observer is dedicated to mental health awareness, so in recognition, I have gathered some pieces that allude to mental health struggles,...

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these songs

Playlist of the week 3/12/21
Thomas Disabato, Staff Columnist March 12, 2021

This week, this month and this lifetime, we are celebrating the achievements made by women, past and present. As the fight continues against gender inequality, the wage gap, sexual assault, instilled misogynistic...

Disabato: What am I listening to?

Playlist of the week 3/5/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist March 5, 2021

It has been a couple of weeks since my last edition of “Playlist of the week,” as life sometimes finds its way between The Observer and I. Now that I’m back, I unfortunately have to say I don’t...

Heavy rotation and remembrances

Playlist of the week 2/26/21
Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor February 26, 2021

All images courtesy of WikiCommons. 2021 has already been an eventful year for the music industry. From musician deaths, to corporate buy-outs, to re-recordings, so much has happened that it’s been...

“Love and Rock: Tunes for Valentine’s Day “

Playlist of the week 2/12/21
TJ Disabato, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I thought I would use my first playlist of the new semester to commemorate that special day. It would be the grandest of clichés to state that this past year...

A semester unlike any other is coming to a close—here’s some music to reflect

Playlist of the week 12/04/20
TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist December 4, 2020

This is the final edition of The Observer of the semester, and boy has it been a difficult semester for everyone reading this—regardless of whether or not you were on campus. Unfortunately, I was at...

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