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New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

New music Monday: Canadian band ‘Alvvays’ gives indie a spin on young love

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

December 10, 2018


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Every so often we find the need to listen to new music. We find a dead end in our libraries and can’t find what we feel like listening to. Spice up your playlists with Alvvays, a 5-piece band formed in 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The band consists of Molly Rankin (vocalist), Brian Murphy (bass), Sh...

Twenty One Pilots comes to Houston for Bandito tour

Twenty One Pilots comes to Houston for Bandito tour

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Here is the setlist: Main stage Jumpsuit Levitate Fairly Local Stressed Out Heathens We Don’t Believe What’s on TV The Judge Lane Boy Nico and the Niners B-stage (Center of arena) Taxi Cab Neon Gravestones Bandito Pet Cheetah Main stage Holding on to You Iris (Goo Goo Doll...

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

New music Monday: Wild Ones release “Heatwave – EP”

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

November 5, 2018


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Wild Ones is a 5-piece band from Portland, Oregon. The band consists of Danielle Sullivan (vocals,) Thomas Himes (keyboard,) Max Stein (bass,) Nick Vicario (guitar,) and Seve Sheldon (drums.) I first began listening to Wild Ones in September of my junior year. My friend had introduced me to the band by playing thei...

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

New Music Monday: Twenty One Pilots ends 3-year hiatus with album ‘Trench’

Zoe Alvarez, New Music Monday columnist

October 22, 2018


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Finding new music can be tedious, especially when your comfort zone is all the music you listen to on a daily basis. Switch up your music with Twenty One Pilots. (Grab a snack and get comfy, you're in for a long one.) Twenty One Pilots is an alternative duo from Columbus, Ohio. The band consists of...

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

New music Monday: Day Wave has perfect mix of chords and notes

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

October 1, 2018


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Discovering new music is a great way I like to expand my music repertoire. Let me introduce you to Day Wave. A one-member band from Oakland, California, the band features Jackson Phillips as lead singer with accompanying musicians for live performances. I began listening to Day Wave in the Februa...

FANtastic TV: Surpass your limits in Limitless

FANtastic TV: Surpass your limits in Limitless

Anna Davenport, FANtastic TV columist

September 28, 2018


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If you had the chance to be able to do anything, become Limitless, even if it was only for a few hours, would you do it? Brian Finch would. All you need is NZT-48 pills and you’ve become a super genius. At least for about 12 hours, and then you crash. Hard. Brian Finch, our main character in Limitless...

New music Monday: Lorde shines in the Greenlight

New music Monday: Lorde shines in the Greenlight

Zoe Alvarez, New music Monday columnist

September 24, 2018


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If you love music as much as I do, you will find yourself always looking for new music to spice up your library. For those who feel the same way, let me introduce you to Lorde. Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known by her career name Lorde, a singer-songwriter from Takapuna, New Zealand. I firs...

Creepy and Unexplained: Houston’s infamous double homicide

Creepy and Unexplained: Houston’s infamous double homicide

America Moreno, Creepy and Unexplained Writer

September 18, 2018


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What do you think of when you hear the word “Icebox?” If you thought about a refrigerator, you’re correct. In the mid-19th century, the old and unmechanical version of the refrigerator, the icebox, used blocks of ice to keep food cold. On June 1965, in Houston, a refrigerator, the much more advanced...

New music Monday: Phoenix is the essence of French pop

New music Monday: Phoenix is the essence of French pop

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

September 17, 2018


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Discovering new music is a great way to expand your taste in music. Let me introduce you to Phoenix, an alternative, indie-pop, four-piece band from Versailles, France. The band consists of Thomas Mars (lead vocalist, percussion) Laurent Brancowltz (guitarist, backing vocals, keyboardist,) Deck d...

Rising Stars: YouTuber has prevailed over obstacles to become Internet sensation

Rising Stars: YouTuber has prevailed over obstacles to become Internet sensation

Victoria Hernandez, Rising Stars columnist

September 13, 2018


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One of the “OGs” (original gangsters) of YouTube, Shane Dawson, whose real last name is Yaw, has kept a longstanding career on the ever-changing video-sharing website YouTube since 2008. Over the 10 years that he’s been on YouTube has accumulated over 16,320,260-plus subscribers and 4,138,933,812-plus...

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