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Jimi Hendrix – “Manic Depression” One of the biggest reasons I enjoy having two rock-loving parents is that searching through records at their house always yields surprises and forgotten gems. This summer, I was floored when I came across an original vinyl pressing of Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced? Here’s the second track from his […]

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Over the past year, I’ve grown a huge appreciation for the journalism being done by NPR. Whether it’s stories about current events, food or music, for the most part, everything they do is on point. My favorite show by NPR is Sound Opinions. It’s a weekly show and podcast done by Chicago music journalists Jim […]

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Classes started last week at the University of Illinois, meaning the past week has been a little hectic for most students and residents of Champaign-Urbana. During this week I have reflected on some songs that represent how I spent my summer, including new music I was shown, stumbled on to, or forced to listen to […]

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Broods – Mother & Father If you like Lorde, you’ll also love this brother-sister duo from New Zealand. Broods’ sound consists of taunting beats with those breathtaking sibling harmonies that mix together to make undeniably catchy songs. This is their latest single. It’s calm enough to work to but upbeat enough to feverishly dance to. […]

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If you’re anything like me, summertime, when all the best TV shows are on hiatus, is a little sad. Luckily, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite songs from some of the best shows to binge-watch this summer. Let’s hope for great soundtracks this upcoming season, too. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – American Girl […]

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Ryan Adams – Gimme Something Good Ryan Adams is a man of many styles. He’s done everything from alt-country to metal, surprisingly. His latest single, “Gimme Something Good” reminds me a lot of a Tom Petty song from one of his early albums. It’s got that southern charm that both Adams and Petty use so […]

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