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Cast Albums You Should Listen To

Angela Tricarico

April 27

Filed under Music

Next to Normal, Original Broadway Cast – 2009 This rock musical, by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey is absolutely haunting. It is Tony nominated and Pulitzer Prize winning. Next To Normal tells the story of the Goodman family, where matriarc...

Prince: A Legend Gone

Glenn Rohrbacker

April 27

Filed under Music, Uncategorized

On April 21, the world lost one of the most influential musicians of all time. Prince Rogers Nelson, otherwise known as Prince, was a larger-than-life figure not just for music, but for fashion, pop culture, and equality. His...

Spotify Playlist of the Week

Michael Quick

April 27

Filed under Music

Well guys and gals, this is it. The end of the school year is upon us. For this, my final Spotify playlist of the week, I decided to compile some upbeat, dance-y, and just plain happy music with you to help you all ease your way...

Four Albums Being Released This Summer

Glenn Rohrbacker

April 27

Filed under Music

Last Year Was Complicated Nick Jonas Release Date: 6/10 The upcoming album from this ex-Jonas Brother features recently released sin-gles “Close” and “Cham-pagne Problems.” The album also features collabo-rations with Ty Dolla Sign and Big Sean, set to be released early June. ...

M83’s Junk

Michael Quick

April 20

Filed under Entertainment, Music

When people look back at the music of the 1980’s, they tend to see something bombastic, grand, and even a little bloated from excess, and Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez is no exception. Gonzalez and the rest of M83 have been using...

The Wilderness

Michael Quick

April 20

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Post-rock giants, Explosions in the Sky, have been around for quite some time and have gained a pretty substantial amount of attention for a band in their genre. For those who are unaware, post-rock is a subset of rock music that...

Esperanza Spalding performs at College Street Music Hall

Michael Quick

April 20

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Esperanza Spalding is a Berklee-educated, Grammy-winning, multi-instrumental musical prodigy from Portland, Oregon who made her way through New Haven’s own College Street Music Hall this past Sunday, April 17. Spalding has been...

Spotify Playlist of the Week

Michael Quick

April 20

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Alright everybody, that time of the semester is here again. With finals looming over everyone’s heads, I decided to follow up my “(Not from) Concentrate” playlist with another grouping of songs to be played during study...

Four More Artists You Should Know

Glenn Rohrbacker

April 20

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Gabe Bondoc Gabe Bondoc is a Filipino singer/songwriter based in California. He got his start on YouTube doing acoustic and blues covers of popular songs and eventually began writing his own music. He has since released two full-length albums and is working on new...

SigFest Celebrates the End of Derby Days

Riley Knebes

April 13

Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Friday, April 8, the University of New Haven’s Sigma Chi chapter held their SigFest concert to celebrate the end of Derby Days. Fire Science Club and Men’s Rugby helped co-sponsor the event. The goal was to raise $20,...

Kesha and the Dr. Luke Controversy

Glenn Rohrbacker

April 13

Filed under Entertainment, Music

There has been a recent controversy in the music industry involving pop artist Kesha and producer and record label executive Dr. Luke. Kesha accused Dr. Luke of sexual assault, and filed a lawsuit to be removed from her contract...

Despite Skeptics, Slime Season 3 Confirms Young Thug’s Place in Rap

Paul carbonella

April 13

Filed under Entertainment, Music

Young Thug’s quick rise to the forefront of trap’s current pantheon in the last two years is at least partially a product of his unpredictability. The eccentricity of his personal life and esthetic combined with his penchant...

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