The Charger Bulletin

New music, same old Lorde

The Charger Bulletin

October 8, 2014

By Andrew LaGambina Contributing Writer [email protected] That’s all I could think while listening to Lorde’s new single “Yellow Flicker Beat,” which serves as her musical contribution to the soundtrack of the new Hunger Games movie, a soundtrack for which she is the curator. The song...

Black Keys at the Barclays

Kaitlin Mahar

September 25, 2014

On Wed, Sept. 24, Assistant Editor Elissa Sanci and I went to see the Indie Rock duo The Black Keys of Akron, Ohio with opening Alternative Rock band Cage the Elephant of Bowling Green, Ky. at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Ny. As a longtime fan of both acts performing on The Black Keys' Turn Blue tour, I had high hopes for the show, and was far from disappointed. On fi...

The Train is Not Stopping

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 24, 2014

We all know Train. “Drops of Jupiter:” a classic. “Hey, Soul Sister:” either made or ruined your summer in 2010. Many other songs have reached our hearts and ruined our voices. One can’t help but wonder what we could have had those years that Train took their hiatus. But obviously the...

Livewell’s Latest

Shannon Livewell

September 17, 2014

Martina McBride: Bringing Old Soul to a New Country On Thursday I received a wake-up call from none other than Martina McBride herself. Needless to say it was hard to sleep Wednesday night knowing that such an iconic artist was going to be calling me in the morning to discuss her latest album, bu...

Translucent to Opaque

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 17, 2014

Could society benefit from completely dismantling people’s emotional responses? Eradicating people’s swaying passions that lead to irreparable destruction? Such is the posing question in Phillip Noyce’s movie adaptation of the book The Giver, written by Lois Lowry. The movie starts out panning over a...

Brad Paisley’s Moonshine in the Trunk

Elyse Von Der Fecht

September 10, 2014

Brad Paisley is an American, guitar-playing country singer-songwriter who recently released his tenth studio album Moonshine in the Trunk on Aug. 26. In 1999, he released his debut album Who Needs Pictures; since then, he’s recorded nine studio albums and a Christmas compilation with Arista Nashv...

Our Everything

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 10, 2014

Ariana Grande went from being a teenage actress on both Broadway (13) and in children’s television (Victorious) to an up and coming Billboard topping musical artist. Since the end of the Nickelodeon show Victorious in 2013, she quickly broke out into the mainstream music scene with her debut, double platinum album, Yours Truly. ...

Keep Counting

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 10, 2014

Most people today who listen to music frequently would not know about the band Counting Crows. People who have been active listeners since the ‘90’s could tell you that they do know Counting Crows from their biggest hit “Mr. Jones,” as well as a few follow up hits like “Accidentally in Love”...

Maroon 5: V Album

Elyse Von Der Fecht

September 10, 2014

Maroon 5 released their fifth studio album V on Aug. 29. The American pop-rock band got their start in 1994 in Los Angeles, California. Originally, the band was called “Kara’s Flowers” when they started in 1994. In 1997, they signed to Reprise Records and released an album The Fourth World. In...

If I stay through this movie, it’d be a miracle

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 10, 2014

If I Stay, which features the very prevalent Chloe Grace, had me hooked by its trailer, but what had been a very highly anticipated movie outing turned into cinematic disappointment. The movie is propelled forward by a car accident that puts the main lead, Mia, in a state of mystical comatose as she, like an apparition, follows her physical body in the...

When Did I Become 20?

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 3, 2014

A review of the movie Boyhood, released in July I still cannot grasp the way my little brother’s voice slightly cracks now, at the age of 12, a whole eight years younger than me, and I still find the growth spurts he has undertaken while I am away at college compelling. It’s visible the transformat...

Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Scott Iwaniec

September 3, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy took the record for the highest box office opening weekend for an August film in history. Guardians had so much working against it: an unknown name, a silly concept, and an even stranger comedic advertising. Many people were questioning if it was a parody of the Avengers. Bu...

Livewell’s Latest

Shannon Livewell

August 27, 2014

Chemistry On & Off Stage; Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt, two extremely talented individuals from Austin, Texas, are now becoming one as they form a partnership and release their first album together, For Keeps. The release is coinciding with their wedding in October of this year, so the pair has a busy next ...

The twisted trio

Samantha Mathewson

May 7, 2014

The Other Woman stars Leslie Mann as Kate King in a role that not only has the audience never seen her in before, but one that she mastered flawlessly with endless laughs. Her role as the wife of a cheating husband leads her to meeting Cameron Diaz, who plays Carly, the first of many girlfriends we are i...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 review

Scott Iwaniec

May 7, 2014

Anyone who has been reading this section since the fall already knows that Spider-Man has a very special place in my heart. Without a doubt the best part of the film is its visuals. Spider-Man looks incredible. The suit is as legit as it will ever will be, and finally someone got the eyes right! ...

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