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Playlist of the Week

Connor Swingle, Contributing Reporter

November 11, 2016

Source: discogs.com Gorillaz - “November Has Come” With hints of a new Gorillaz album dropping almost weekly, I recently revisited their fantastic album “Demon Days.” MF Doom takes charge on the track “November Has Come” while Murdoc Niccals sings backup, asking us, “Where did it go?......

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2016

Playlist of the Week - Halloween Edition, Oct. 28-Nov. 4 Note: This playlist will not include “Monster Mash” or the Ghostbusters theme.   “Thriller” - Michael Jackson I had to get the corny choice out of the way. While it might be as over-played on Halloween as much as “Monster Mash...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2016

This week’s playlist is all about Homecoming, and Homecoming is all about loving college and the college life. So if tests and papers have you down, and you don’t feel like celebrating how fun it is to be a part of this educational institution, listen to this playlist. If only for a weekend, we can l...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2016

Middle- DJ Snake feat. Bipolar Sunshine DJ Snake is Grammy-nominated producer who has been a co-producer for hits like “Turn Down for What” featuring Lil Jon and “Lean On.” “Middle” is from his latest album “Encore” and is an EDM song that borders on house and synthpop. ...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2016

Shaky Ground- Freedom Fry. An indie and folk band consisting of a French woman and American band, Freedom Fry was named as a satire on American and French relations during the Iraq war. The “Shaky Ground” EP was released in Spring 2016.   Northern Wind- City and Colour This song is...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2016

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...

Playlist of the Week: Sept. 16-22

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2016

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 ...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2016

          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...

Playlist of the Week

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 2, 2016

“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 ...

Playlist of the Week, April 22

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016

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...

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