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The cover of Acer Turk’s latest EP, Feb. 17, 2023.

Solo artist takes on new name, kicks off new era with EP ‘Flame Feelings’

Mia Adduci, Managing Editor February 21, 2023

Sometimes, finally releasing a new artistic project feels “just cathartic as hell,” and for Ace Turk, formerly known as Dakotaxela, creating his hot off-the-press EP “Flame Feelings” was just...

A picture of Deanna Fielding, West Haven, Feb. 2, 2023.

Smudgeout’s new single is what we’ve been ‘Waiting’ for

Mia Adduci, Managing Editor February 7, 2023

Get your headphones ready on Feb. 10, when solo artist Smudgeout, more widely known as university student Deanna Fielding, releases her new single “Waiting.” Fusing the genres of neo-soul and rock,...

Dakotaxela stands in a parking garage, West Haven, Oct. 31, 2022.

Dakotaxela shakes West Haven’s music scene with two new singles

Mia Adduci, Campus News Editor November 22, 2022

This past Friday, New Haven’s very own solo powerhouse artist Dakotaxela released two electric singles: “Everyone’s Waiting” and “True Colors.” These numbers not only highlight artistic nuance...

Harry Styles performs at Coachella weekend one, April 16, 2022.

Harry Styles owns Coachella, releasing two singles live on night one

Mia Adduci, Student Life Editor April 27, 2022

Perspective Harry Styles, one of this year’s Coachella headliners, kicked off one of the country’s largest music festivals with a performance that set the bar incredibly high. Not only did the artist...

Wheeler Walker Jr. is gaudy, awful, inappropriate and the best singer-songwriter in Nashville

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor April 27, 2022

Perspective Wheeler Walker Jr. is an American country music singer whose songs are marked by sexually-explicit and profanity-riddled content. Walker Jr. shatters all expectations and crafts albums that...

Harry Styles announces third studio album after immense buildup

Mia Adduci, Student Life Editor March 29, 2022

Following an elaborate, multi-faceted buildup, Harry Styles officially announced the release of his third studio album, “Harry’s Home,” set to debut on May 20. On March 18, the You Are Home project––a...

Chris Stapleton performing on stage, Knoxville, Tenn, Dec. 12, 2022.

5 contemporary country music artists you should listen to

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

Country music has definitely faced some growing pains and controversy over its long history. Many fans are split over the introduction of pop music into country music, and if this style can even be considered...

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

Sheeran and Swift’s “The Joker And the Queen” set for royal debut in U.K.

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor March 1, 2022

Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift's new collaboration "The Joker and the Queen" is on track for a No. 2 debut on the Official U.K. Singles Chart following Sheeran's performance of the song at the 2022 BRIT Awards...

Which Super Bowl 2022 Halftime Show Performer Has the Most Grammy Awards?

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor February 28, 2022

Countless famous artists have performed at the Super Bowl halftime show over the years. This year's event featured legendary performers such as Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. These...

Cover of “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” by Big Thief.

Big Thief breaks barriers with new, genre-bending album

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor February 22, 2022

Big Thief released their expansive fifth album "Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” earlier this month. Spanning 20 songs and an hour and 20 minutes, the Brooklyn quartet sings about loss, change...

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” album.

Earn credit for learning all things Taylor Swift

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2022

Is this the evolution of the music industry? Picture this: Swifties earning college credit at New York University's Clive Davis Institute for brushing up on all things Taylor Swift. According to Variety,...

Valentine’s Day playlist: 80s Edition

Julia Burns, Contributing Writer February 15, 2022

Valentine’s Day is here, along with the traditions of flowers, chocolate hearts and date nights. The 80s were well known for their love songs and power ballads, so why not create some Valentine’s Day...

The Laurel Hill Album by Mitski

Mitski’s “Laurel Hell:” A fitting farewell to a toxic industry

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor February 15, 2022

On Feb. 4, Mitski released her highly anticipated sixth studio album, "Laurel Hell." Spanning 11 songs and approximately 32 minutes, Mitski reckons with the idea that in the music industry, she isn't always...

An announcement that the When We Were Young concert sold out, Jan. 31.

When We Were Young music festival sparks concern among fans

Mia Adduci, Student Life Editor February 8, 2022

Live Nation recently announced a massive pop punk music festival, When We Were Young (WWWY). Originally scheduled as a one-day event on Oct. 22, 2022, additional dates were quickly added for Oct. 23 and,...

Swift releases “All Too Well (10-Minute Version)” short film

Andrea Alverca, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Taylor Swift fans won this weekend with not only the re-release of Swift’s album “Red (Taylor’s Version),” but also with the 10-minute short film for “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version),” the...

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