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Up and Coming Artists of 2015

Up and Coming Artists of 2015

Bailey Visscher-Nickerson and Paige McKenna

September 3, 2015

SZA is an alternative and R&B artist. She recently released an album called Z which features artists like Kendrick Lamar. SZA has a poppy relaxing kind of vibe, but should work on annunciating her lyrics. Leon Bridges is a retro soul artist, who has recently been noticed in the music world. His...

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Hannah Kimmett, writer

March 20, 2015

Drake’s new album is such fire! Not only did he cop Beyoncé's method of dropping albums with zero press, he also dropped it at midnight on February 13, 2015, making to near impossible to know that the drop even happened. If you’re reading this you’re too late is by far Drake's best al...

In case you missed it: The Manitou Jazz and Symphonic Bands’ Spring Concert

In case you missed it: The Manitou Jazz and Symphonic Bands’ Spring Concert

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer

March 12, 2015

Even inclement weather couldn't stop Manitou Bands from putting on their spring concert last Tuesday,  March 3rd, but that doesn't mean it didn't stop some from attending. Luckily, it's not too late to experience the full performance via SoundCloud. So whether you missed the concert due to homework...

Scar Sighted: A Leviathan Effort

Scar Sighted: A Leviathan Effort

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer

March 11, 2015

Stream the full album below via Spotify. It's no coincidence that black metal has a longstanding association with one-man acts, duos, and studio-only artists. Much of the thematic ideology that has permeated the genre since day one causes it, as a style, to be associated with darkness, isolation and the ...

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Listen now: Four Nerds Discuss the Future of Music

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer

March 6, 2015

In the longest episode yet of Notes From The Nook, the usual suspects (and Brandon Fisher) wonder aloud where music is going in the coming years. Through heated debate, a few chuckles, and plenty of existential rambling, they discover truths that, from a certain twisted perspective, could be considered...

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer

February 25, 2015

(Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the album as a YouTube playlist. Drawing thematic inspiration from a period in history or a particular culture’s mythology can turn into a double-edged sword for a band. Effectively and uniquely utilizing the imagery and sounds associated with a p...

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Notes From the Nook Episode 2: Obscure Instruments

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer

February 20, 2015

This week on Notes From the Nook, unknown instruments are the topic at hand. The roundtable this episode features Tim Hilt, Brandon Fisher, and Abbi Chapman, as well as your hosts Max Jonas Knaver and Aidan Epstein. Stream the episode below via Soundcloud.   ...

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Notes from the Nook: Episode 1 – Musical Authorities

Max Jonas Knaver, Reporter

February 13, 2015

Anyone can critique music. So what gives someone the credibility and expertise necessary to be called a musical authority? In this inaugural episode of a series of music-related podcasts directly from the Media Center's own Sound Nook studio, Aidan Epstein and Max Jonas Knaver discuss this question...

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler

February 11, 2015

Welcome to The Prospector's first ever Tiny Desk Concert! This is an event where The Prospector brings talented musicians into the school's radio room for a miniature concert. They record, interview, and experience an afternoon in the life of the student musician. This article will feature "The G...

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Max Jonas Knaver, writer

February 11, 2015

Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the full album via YouTube For a lot of people, Ingested represents a tragedy. With their first album hailed even today as an excellent work of pure brutal death metal, it shouldn't have come as a surprise that the band's subsequent shift in style, though sm...

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