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“6/8” Blink-182 Review

“6/8” Blink-182 Review

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

On Wednesday, popular pop-punk trio Blink 182 released a song that will be featured on the deluxe edition of their album, California. The band described the single as “the strangest song blink have ever recorded.” The track is titled “6/8” which speaks to its unusual time signature of 6/8, ...

“There’s Nothing Holdin’” Shawn Mendes Back

“There’s Nothing Holdin’” Shawn Mendes Back

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

On April 20th, Shawn Mendes released his latest single, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The new single is off the digital deluxe edition of his album Illuminate. The song hit number one on iTunes hours after its release. Mendes has been blowing up air waves ever since he released “Stitches.” Since then he...

From LA to New York, LANY Goes on Tour

From LA to New York, LANY Goes on Tour

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

May 2, 2017

Indie electro-pop three piece LANY (pronounced “lay-knee”) has been taking on the world. The trio consists of Paul Jason Klein on keyboard, guitar, and lead vocals, Jake Clifford Goss percussionist on drums and sampling pads, and Les Priest, supplying backup vocals and playing both the keyboard and...

Spotify Playlist: Study in the Sun

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Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

April 26, 2017

As the year comes to a close and finals roll around, everyone mentally checks out of school. The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and instead of studying, people just want to go outside and forget about their responsibilities. Unfortunately, finals exist, but this playlist is the perfect compromise!...

Spotify Playlist of the Week: Spring Weekend 2017

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Iyana Jones and Meghan Mahar

April 19, 2017

Alas, the days of trudging through the snow and treacherous rain, have finally come to an end. Spring is here and everyone’s favorite holiday, Spring Weekend, is here! Make sure to turn these tunes up as you get ready for the most fun weekend of the second semester, featuring our Spring Concert artists...

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of “Lemonade”

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Taking it back to the week of April 17, 2016, things are moving along in America for best and the worst as it always does. The primary elections were taking place with millennial-favorite candidate Bernie Sanders being gracefully glorified on social media. Prince, a musical innovator since the 80s, joined...

The Chainsmokers Change Up Their Sound on “Memories… Do Not Open”

The Chainsmokers Change Up Their Sound on

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

On April 7, popular EDM/pop duo The Chainsmokers released their debut album, Memories…Do Not Open. The album encompasses the sound that the duo has become known for through their EP and various singles throughout the years. The album itself features several of the duo’s singles, such as “Paris,” “Som...

Celebrating Record Store Day in CT

Celebrating Record Store Day in CT

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

April 19, 2017

For the past 10 years, artists have been celebrating Record Store Day, an annual celebration of music distributed as physical media. On April 22nd, music lovers can join in on the fun: local stores will open their doors to fans awaiting exclusive vinyl releases from their favorite artists. The release...

Spotify Playlist of the Week: April Showers

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Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

April 11, 2017

“April showers bring May flowers,” but April has also brought a lot of new and innovative music into the world of new releases. Check out The Charger Bulletin’s top 10 favorite new releases: Everybody — Logic Logic released title track from his upcoming album Everybody which will make its debut o...

Kendrick Lamar Teases New Album

Kendrick Lamar

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

March 28, 2017

Following the recent trend of unanticipated releases and a mysterious Instagram post, Kendrick Lamar debuted a new song The Heart Part 4 on March 23. The Compton rapper showcases his vocals, production talents, and lyrical mastery on the track, teasing fans for an album drop in the near future. The first ...

Katy Perry Accepts National Equality Award

Katy Perry with Award

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

At the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Gala on March 18th, Katy Perry accepted the award for National Equality. According to Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) website, “The HRC Ally for Equality Award and National Equality Award recognizes the outstanding efforts of those who use their voice and publicly...

“Feel Your Feelings” with The Regrettes

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

March 1, 2017

What were you doing when you were 16 years old? Most teenagers are in high school, studying for tests and balancing their social lives so they can go to college-- Lydia Night, California native, breaks the norm. Night is the lead singer of The Regrettes, a grungy, alt-pop girl gang. The band dropped...

Let’s Talk About New Artist “NAO”

NAO

Kayra Clouden, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2017

Neo Jessica Joshua, known by her stage name “NAO”, has been taking the hipster the world by storm with her eclectic sound utilizing combinations of soul, electronic, and R&B themes to craft her music. NAO was born and raised in England. Her musical career began at an early age when NAO was...

Artist Spotlight: Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Keke Palmer is a veteran to the world of TV and movies, but is reintroducing herself to the world of music. Ten years ago, Palmer was a 14-year-old fresh off the success of the films Akeelah and the Bee and Jump In; she released her debut album So Uncool, a title that lives up to its name. So Uncool ...

Winter Comes to Mohegan Sun with Game of Thrones Concert Tour

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

February 28, 2017

According to Entertainment Weekly, 8.9 million viewers watched the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Here’s some comparison: Israel’s population is approximately 8.06 million and Austria’s is 8.47. Since 2011, Game of Thrones, the television series adapted from the novels of George R. ...

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