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Tunes to get you in the Halloween mood

By Elizabeth Sinclair

October 31, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

Here are some great Halloween tunes that are spooktacular! Thriller First and foremost, Michael Jackson's, "Thriller" is one of the best Halloween songs of all time.  If you are planning on celebrating the holiday co...

Tanya’s Picks of the Week

By Tanya Tanz

October 12, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Music

“Just Tonight”—Jimmy Eat World—Futures Jimmy Eat World is one of my favorite bands. I saw them this past summer in concert, and it was amazing. Futures is arguably their best album, and “Just Tonight” is one of the bet...

Tanya’s picks of the week

By Tanya Tanz

October 2, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

1. “Love on Top”—Beyonce—4 Beyonce easily earns the title of “diva”. Undoubtedly, she is one of the most successful artists of our time. Outside of her many Grammy wins, hit singles, chart-topping albums, and lo...

Tanya’s top picks of the week

By Tanya Tanz

September 27, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

1. I Don’t Want To Know—Fleetwood Mac—Rumours So, I know a lot of our parents listen to Fleetwood Mac. I understand that they’re old and not necessarily as known as other older bands. But it’s probably because you have never listened to them. My mom has always been...

Tanya’s songs of the week

By Tanya Tanz

September 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

"The Adventures of Raindance Maggie"- Red Hot Chili Peppers- I'm With You The majority of us are definitely aware of the greatness that is Red Hot Chili Peppers. These boys are certified rock deities, as they have proven to the...

Best of Bonnaroo

By Matt Strong

September 7, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Music

On June 9th-12th, 100,000 eager concertgoers converged at a 700 acre farm in Manchester, TN for the 10th anniversary of the music festival Bonnaroo. Cars, RVs and buses packed the winding roads that lead up to the farm as music lovers...

The Concept of The Mixtape: The Gift & The Curse

By Rafael Canton

January 30, 2011

Filed under Music

What's the purpose of the mixtape? There really is no specific definition for a mixtape in music. It can play the role of unofficial album, street album, promotional tool/accessory to an album, a tribute to the fans, etc. It's...

Top 10 Boy Band Songs

By Ashley Berger

November 10, 2010

Filed under Music

As a product of the 90's, I think it is imperative that I blog about one defining aspect of the decade. This aspect is a shared cultural memory that essentially helped define our generation. This aspect: boy bands. Some may...

The Rocky Horror Glee Show

By Alissa Mesibov

October 28, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television, Music

SPOILER ALERT Hey Gleeks, After leaving us stranded without our beloved "Glee," the show came back last night in full force in the form of the long awaited "Rocky Horror Glee Show." Mr. Schuster decides the club wil...

The artist vs. the record label

By Rafael Canton

October 12, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Music

Lupe Fiasco and Nas are two well respected rappers in music. Nas is an iconic rapper that has been a living legend since his classic debut Illmatic in 1994, and Lupe Fiasco has a great following and is considered one of the best lyri...

Top 5 songs you’ll love more than the original

By Josh Steinberg

October 6, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Music

Everybody loves cover songs. Some put an interesting new age spin on old classics, while others butcher hits that should have never been touched. Here is a list of my top five covers that blow the originals out of the water. If...

15 Best Songs: To listen to when doing homework

By Acacia DiCiaccio

October 5, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Music

If you’re anything like me, you listen to music pretty much all day long. I always listen to music when I’m doing homework, especially if it’s somewhere on campus so that I can drown out all other noises. The problem is...