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Four Year Strong shows no signs of weakening

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

March 22, 2010

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Four Year Strong is a band for underdogs.  They’ve been playing music together since 2001, but it wasn’t until six years later that they finally found themselves releasing their breakthrough album Rise or Die Trying on a solid...

A hoot for Hootie

By Brandon Wiles, Business Manager

March 15, 2010

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Hootie & the Blowfish is a country rock band that became very popular during the second half of the 1990s. Their fame all started with their album Cracked Rear View, their major label debut, released on July 5, 1994. ...

Manchester Orchestra continues on their path to success

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

March 5, 2010

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Anything that comes from Manchester Orchestra automatically gets put on a pedestal for me. Between the grungy, dirty guitar tones to the aggressive, passionate vocals, this band has won my heart. With the release of their sop...

Kid Cudi is impressive, but not on top

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

March 2, 2010

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I am normally a pretty trendy kid. I usually try to follow the latest fads and hysteria; however, I have not been impressed by several of the latest pop culture crazes, particularly the Owl City, Jersey Shore and Kid Cudi movem...

Right Side of the Tree brings a party to your ears

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2010

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For the past several months, I have been searching for a new band to listen to. I wanted something different that few people listen to; I wanted a band that would actually sound like how I truly felt. When I found House Party ...

Motion City Soundtrack mixes old with new, with mixed results

By Matt Metzler, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2010

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The title of Motion City Soundtrack’s latest release, My Dinosaur Life, might have some fans wondering if the band is headed for extinction. I certainly hope not. While this isn’t their best album, it should still satisfy ...

For Today is brutal in ‘Portraits’

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

February 2, 2010

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This album is heavy. Period. If you are down to feel your body rumbling, put this CD in your car immediately. For Today is not just another stereotypical metal band that wears tight jeans, Vans shoes, and beanie hats. This...

Kravitz’ ‘Greatest Hits’ still sound good

By Brandon Wiles, Business Manager

January 26, 2010

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The talented musician Lenny Kravitz released Greatest Hits in 2000. However, this music sensation is still producing and touring on his music even today. But my favorite album is by far Greatest Hits. Of course, it has all of...

Nutini offers the ‘Sunny Side’ of life

By Cecily Hieb, Staff Writer

December 18, 2009

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If you want to listen to something soothing and mellow ... you’ve got it. Maybe you want to listen to something a little more upbeat ... no problem. Maybe you just want to listen to something that has a little bit of every...

As Tall As Lions live up to their name

By Dexter Carpenter, Design Editor

December 17, 2009

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I needed something new. I needed something fresh. After some suggestions from friends, I decided to give the latest As Tall as Lions album, You Can’t Take It with You, a chance. I had never really heard any music from A...

Relient K rocks Christmas Day

By Justin Miles, Entertainment Editor

November 23, 2009

Filed under CD Reviews, Entertainment

It’s Christmastime again and that means one thing: Christmas music will be playing 24 hours a day everywhere. But instead of listening to the same old classic songs, you may feel the need to listen to something a little more con...

Weezer disappoints yet again

By Alex Bachmann, Staff Writer

November 22, 2009

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Los Angeles alternative rock band Weezer returns to the music scene with the follow-up to 2008’s The Red Album. The new album, titled Raditude, once again proves that the amazing geek-rock sound heard on their first few...

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