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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...

New music Monday: Walk The Moon gives music lovers a taste of “Alternative Austin”

New music Monday: Walk The Moon gives music lovers a taste of “Alternative Austin”

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

September 10, 2018


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Every so often we feel the need to revamp our playlists with some new music. To all those who love music, Walk The Moon is a great choice. Walk The Moon is a four-member band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The band consists of Nicholas Petricca (vocalist), Eli Maiman (guitarist, backing vocalist), Kevin Ray (ba...

FANtastic TV: The 100’s fight for survival in a hostile land

FANtastic TV: The 100’s fight for survival in a hostile land

Anna Davenport, FANtastic TV columist

September 5, 2018


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The CW Television Network’s “The 100” is a wonderfully scripted show that takes a basic post-apocalyptic world plotline and transforms it into a sci-fi nuclear radiated Earth turned battle for survival of the fittest. The show revolves around common themes like greed, grudges, broken trust,...

New music Monday: Death Cab for Cutie is back with 9th studio album

New music Monday: Death Cab for Cutie is back with 9th studio album

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

September 4, 2018


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Ever get an itch for new music? It can be overwhelming when there’s so much out there. Let me introduce you to Death Cab for Cutie an alternative rock five-member band from Bellingham, Washington.  This band is made up of Ben Gibbard (lead vocalist, guitarist, and pianist), Nick Harmer (bassist), ...

New music Monday: Is The Wombats the perfect band for alternative music lovers?

New music Monday: Is The Wombats the perfect band for alternative music lovers?

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

August 24, 2018


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If you are a music lover like I am, you will find that discovering new artists is a great way to get your hands on new music and expand your taste in music. Today I will introduce you to The Wombats. They are an alternative indie rock three-member band from Liverpool. The band consists of Matthew Murphy...

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