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Highly Suspect rocks to the top

Highly Suspect rocks to the top

by Erik Hopkins, staff reporter.  2016 was a big year for Brooklyn-based hard rock band Highly Suspect. From playing at the Grammy’s in Feb., going on tour and releasing their Sophomore LP “The Boy Who Died Wolf” in Nov., this trio has wasted no time in the continual effort of making their name heard. Made up of Johnny Stevens (vocals/guitar), […]

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FIDLAR: Moving forward with “TOO”

FIDLAR: Moving forward with “TOO”

By Alex Kostka, Music Critic. If you have listened to Los Angeles based surf punk band FIDLAR, then you’ve probably heard lyrics like “all I want for breakfast is my good cocaine,” off their debut self-titled album (along with the numerous demos). Their second full-length album titled “TOO” delivers 12 new tracks that will grab your attention with the opening […]

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City and Colour “If I Should Go Before You”

City and Colour “If I Should Go Before You”

By Alex Kostka, Music Critic. From R&B inspired guitars that remind me of a dream to relaxed psychedelic rock solos, City and Colour returns strong with a new record titled “If I Should Go Before You.” Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, who started the band in 2004, revisits his melodic acoustic roots but this time he explores more than what he’s […]

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HHMx: Film and music reviews

HHMx: Film and music reviews

Valley Hush by Matt Brown The air resonated with a hot thickness in Old City Hall on Thursday Sept. 24. This could have been due to the bright lights or people packed inside Bay City’s casual fine diner. More likely it was in combination with the heavy tones of Valley Hush, a Detroit based duo. First playing at a Hell’s […]

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“Everybody Is Going To Heaven”: Citizen takes a dark turn

“Everybody Is Going To Heaven”: Citizen takes a dark turn

By Alex Kostka, Staff Reporter. With the Toledo/Detroit based band Citizen continuing to rise to the top, it’s clear that their new album “Everybody Is Going To Heaven” should not go unheard. Providing 10 powerful tracks to its listener, “Everybody Is Going To Heaven” will present to you the heavier direction the band is taking. This is a follow up […]

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Miley Cyrus’ dead pets aren’t the only thing in need of burying

Miley Cyrus’ dead pets aren’t the only thing in need of burying

By Lindsey Schibelhut, Staff Reporter. In case you missed it, the MTV VMAs (Video [Vomit] Music Awards) happened. The awards show was hosted by none other than Miley Cyrus, and by the end of the evening, she announced she had released a new album titled: “Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz.” Yes, ladies and gentleman, she dedicated an album to […]

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The Hotelier’s “Home, Like Noplace Is There”

The Hotelier’s “Home, Like Noplace Is There”

By Alex Kostka, Staff Reporter. The genre “emo,” a style of rock music utilizing emotional and confessional lyrics, has continued to make its point across musically. The raw and heartfelt emotion expressed shows how a band’s writing and delivery can affect another. The Hotelier’s “Home, Like Noplace Is There” has exceeded those expectations that some may have, and will pull […]

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‘A Flourish and A Spoil’: An album full of youthful promise

By ANN ESCAMILLA, Staff Reporter. “A Flourish and A Spoil” is the newest album from the ever so talented band The Districts. This four person band from Pennsylvania, all between the ages of 18 and 20, has been creating a name for themselves due to the release of their new album. Indie-rock, american soul and blues-infected folk (if that’s even […]

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Artists to look for in 2015

Artists to look for in 2015

By ANN ESCAMILLA, Staff Reporter. 1. The Districts Barely out of high school these fresh faces from Philadelphia ranging between the ages of 18 and 20 are sure creating some buzz. They play indie rock infused with folk, blues and classic rock. Their love for music creates an energetic show and an interesting vibe. Although they’re very young they are […]

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Ann’s Top 10 List of 2014 Albums

By ANN ESCAMILLA, Staff Reporter. 1. Modern Baseball- “You’re Gonna Miss It All” This album is jam-packed with clever wordplay mixed along with nervous punk adolescent lyrics displaying ideas of the future, flaky friends, beer, food and relationship problems. The songs often have a funny presence to them and recall embarrassing romantic mess ups. Nevertheless, many people can relate to […]

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