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Vanessa Carlton: latest album, tour dates and new sound

Vanessa Carlton: latest album, tour dates and new sound

Felicity Otterbein
February 22, 2017
Filed under Music

Once part of the “one-hit-wonder” club, Vanessa Carlton is returning to the stage scene with a renewed sense of purpose and self. Everyone in the English-speaking world knows her for her hit single, “A Thousand Miles.” A decade after it’s initial release and crowds still lose their minds...

Alan Hampton releases Origami For The Fire

Alan Hampton releases Origami For The Fire

November 19, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By Patricia Negrón When I was a little girl and didn’t have any money to pay for music, I used to record songs from the radio and make my own mixtapes before Limewire was created in 2000. Spotify can do that now, but filled with the need to properly own Alan Hampton’s albums, I bought both on...

New Coldplay album proves to be their least impressive release

New Coldplay album proves to be their least impressive release

Haley Peabody
June 5, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

Cool, soprano notes and choral voices slowly come to life in the opening measures of the first track on Coldplay’s newest album, Ghost Stories. The first track, “Always in My Head”, then incorporates the unique and mellow voice of lead singer Chris Martin, setting the tone for the album. ...

MIA delivers brand new bangers, releasing album Matangi

MIA delivers brand new bangers, releasing album Matangi

November 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By: Thalia Yunen The Hindu goddess Matangi prefers to dwell outside the mainstream. Sometimes refered to as the "outcast goddess," she is all-powerful and a facilitator of music, literature, and speech. Recording artist, actor, director, songwriter and painter M.I.A. allegedly found inspiration...

Lorde’s The Love Club EP served up to be one of the best

Lorde’s The Love Club EP  served up to be one of the best

September 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Culture, Music

By: Kate Franco It seems to be that Ella Yelich-O’Connor, popularly known as Lorde, has been one of the most talked about artists of 2013. It may come as a shock to many listeners when they discover that the Davenport, New Zealand native is only 16 years old. The young, motivated, artist blew ...

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