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Monday Mixer

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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Monday Mixer

St. Vincent- “Huey Newton” I went to the Riviera Theater this Saturday to see St. Vincent play, and got to witness Annie Clark showcase her command of the stage and creativity on guitar. I saw St. Vincent’s tours for Actor and Strange Mercy several years ago, so I’ve been lucky enough to see Clark progress […]

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St. Vincent – St. Vincent (Review)

St. Vincent, a.k.a. Annie Clark, had many expectations to live up to with her new self-titled album, which is her fourth solo full-length album. Since her first album, St. Vincent has largely been regarded as the representative for a genre of her own, virtually incomparable to other any other artist. Her music combines so many […]

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Monday Mixer

So I spent my last Saturday night staying in and watching Beyoncé’s HBO movie special – I’m a very popular, pretty girl, you should know that—and she made this awesome point saying she thought about women all the time. No, perv, not in a sexual way, but in a sense of “What do women need […]

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Monday Mixer

So, for the super bowl I was looking for some music to pump me up. I didn’t really care particularly for either team (If Alex Smith wasn’t on the side line I would be rooting for the 49ers). I still wanted to get pumped up. I mean it’s the frickin’ Super Bowl. So I put […]

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Monday Mixer

  “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”-The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald   We’ve entered May and we’re all with Fitzgerald on his sentiments: […]

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