All posts tagged "music"

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    Sampha’s “Process” is a gorgeous, impressive debut

    By Aaron Hartley– Debuts can be tricky. More often than not, artists can struggle to find a single or don’t quite have their unique sound nailed down yet. Fortunately, this is definitely not the case with “Process,”...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • Migos’ ‘Culture’ is a conduit for bangers

    By Aaron Hartley– Trap may be the most divisive genre in mainstream music in the last decade. The subset of hip-hop born from the southern U.S. frequently features silly content like nonsensical lyrics, unconventional rapping styles and...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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    The Flaming Lips indulge in nonsense on ‘Oczy Mlody’

     By Aaron Hartley– Psychedelic indie outfit The Flaming Lips have been around a long time – long enough to not really care whether their music meets a standard or not. They have always had a penchant for...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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    Small-town cowboy, Cody Johnson, meets big music scene

    By Alex McGrath– Honesty, humility and courage lie within a cowboy’s system of beliefs. For Texas-born Cody Johnson, this way of life intertwines with the world of music. From bull riding in the rodeo to patrolling as...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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    Childish Gambino’s latest album is funky, weird and daring

    By Aaron Hartley– I’ve never really been a fan of Childish Gambino, Donald Glover’s musical persona. His first album, “Camp,” was pretty bad and the follow-up, “Because the Internet,” was simply okay. His rapping was often corny...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Pentatonix harmonizes in latest holiday album

    By Madison Thompson– Acapella group Pentatonix released their Christmas album titled “A Pentatonix Christmas” on Oct. 21. Blending popular holiday tunes and modern songs, the album’s tunes span genres and styles. There are 30’s and 40’s boogie,...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
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    The Weeknd’s “Starboy” faintly shines

    By Aaron Hartley– The Weeknd has been around for a few years now. After a series of well-received mixtapes, he dropped his first album “Kiss Land” back in 2013. But with last year’s “Beauty Behind the Madness,”...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
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    Lady Gaga takes chances in new album

    By Aaron Hartley– Lady Gaga doesn’t need an introduction at this point. She is one of the most successful pop stars of all time, with a slew of hits under her belt. After her last pop record...

    • Posted October 28, 2016
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    Green Day lives again on new record

    By Aaron Hartley– The iconic pop punk trio has been in a bit of a musical rut for the past few years. Green Day’s 2004 smash hit comeback “American Idiot” left fans and critic as to what...

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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    Eight ways to enjoy summer in the Ville

    By Roya Fathalizadeh–  It’s summer 2016, and you’re stuck in Louisville. But don’t be upset, Louisville is full of hidden adventures and places that you might not have known about. So listen up and begin your journey...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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