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Fall Out Boy Saves Rock and Roll at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

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Punk rock bands rarely perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but this year Fall Out Boy performed for 70,000 people. The band’s guitarist Joe Trohman was missing due to back surgery, but the band successfully played t...

Grammy-winning ‘Morning Phase’ far from Beck’s best

Reporter

February 23, 2015

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Beck shocked everyone when his latest album “Morning Phase” beat front-runner Beyoncé for Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards. This decision was met with some controversy, mostly from Kanye West and Twitter, and brought a...

Beyoncé, Sam Smith, Kanye West, Rihanna, Paul McCartney and many others perform at Grammys

Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

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Surprise winners, stellar performances and powerful messages dominated this years 57th Annual Grammy Awards. LL Cool J returned to host, but he was hardly on stage as different artists won and performed throughout the night.Th...

Childish Gambino’s album juxtaposes contrasting sound

Copy Editor

December 1, 2014

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Childish Gambino, following in the wake of his latest studio album “Because the Internet,” recently released a joint concept album that contains the mixtape “STN MTN” and the extended playlist “Kauai.”Both works are a...

Taylor Swift’s new music video parodies media representation

Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

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There are two types of people in the world: those who love Taylor Swift, and those who can’t stand her.The same goes for her recent music video for “Blank Space,” off of her new album, "1989."With 43.5 million views on YouT...

Taylor Swift shakes off signature sound, dives into pop genre

Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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During the last week of October, 1.3 million copies of Taylor Swift's most recent album were sold. The last time an artist had that big of a sales week was in 2002, when Eminem released his album “The Eminem Show.”Taylor Swi...

Judas Priest reigns as king

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

It has been 40 years since metal band Judas Priest started making music and rocking stages around the world.Throughout the years, they have continued to record new music and tour. Fun Fun Fun Fest and Judas Priest’s new albu...

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