All posts tagged "music"

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    Big Sean impresses on Dark Sky Paradise

    By Matthew Shircliffe– From the feel-good tunes of “Finally Famous” to the darker, haunting ballads of “Hall of Fame,” Detroit emcee Big Sean has hit his stride with his third LP that hit stores last Tuesday, “Dark Sky...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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    Bring back the mixtape this Valentine’s Day

    The mixtape is an ancient art form, born in the murky musical depths of the 70s and 80s. It is a symbol of close-knit companionship between two people intertwined so deep, they know each other’s exact music...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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    School of Music fire cancels classes

    By Olivia Krauth and David Cecil– : As of Friday, Feb. 13, University fire marshals had yet to receive records involving the cause of the fire, though expect to have information by this Monday. The School of Music...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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Actors Theatre of Louisville, 2015
Photo by Bill Brymer
    “At the Vanishing Point” brings Louisvillians even closer together, if that’s possible

    A guy in the row ahead of me sipped a sweet-smelling bourbon. Its aroma filled the dark space around me. At a play about Kentucky, the smell just made sense. A spotlight illuminated the stage, where a man...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    TLC’s 2015 preview presents: Music

    by Seiler Smith — To all the music lovers and casual music listeners out there, I ask you one question: are you ready for 2015? In only the first month of the year, we have seen several...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    Forecastle Releases First Round of Artists

    Hometown heroes, recent sensations, legends, local bands–Forecastle Festival will have them all this year. In their first wave of releasing the lineup, the headliners were My Morning Jacket (MMJ), Sam Smith and Widespread Panic, with Modest Mouse–who...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    ‘Uptown Special’ funks up the music scene

    Hipsters, jocks, nerds, Hellenists and musicians rejoice! Finally, there seems to be one thing that transcends the invisible lines that separate you: “Uptown Special.” An album as retro-loving as Mark Ronson’s has not been out for a...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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    Glass Animals lure Louisvillians into their “Hazey” jungle

    Lead singer Dave Bayley kicked off his shoes, no more than eight minutes into the set, while I swayed my hips to the warm jungle vibes that filled the venue. Bassist Edmund Irwin-Singer  followed suit, adding to...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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    The Yule Ball sweeps attendees off their feet

    by Brennan Noel — On November 21, from 7-11 p.m., Hogwarts came to the University of Louisville. For the third consecutive year, the Honors Student Council held the Yule Ball. The Harry Potter-themed dance was cleverly coined...

    • Posted November 23, 2014
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  • Review: Jazz ensemble wows, audience does not

    Sitting in the audience, waiting for U of L’s second Jazz Ensemble to begin, it became clear that the people in the crowd were not there for the exemplary beats coming out of the gleaming metallic instruments,...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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