Hozier Returns with an Anthem of Empowerment: “Nina Cried Power” Emerges with the Announcement of Another Album in 2019

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Not only is Hozier back after about three years of radio silence, but he’s teasing a second album in the works, as well. Though the Irish singer-songwriter seemed overnight to become a new epiphany in modern music with his eponymous debut album and Grammy-nominated song “Take Me to Church,” not […]

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Eminem’s “Kamikaze”: Did it Hit its Mark?

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer Eminem’s “Kamikaze” crashed in the ocean a mile off target. Marshall Mathers, otherwise known as Eminem, is a Detroit rapper who grew up in a lower-middle class trailer park and found an outlet for his frustrations in hip hop music, soon becoming one of the most recognizable artists in the […]

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The Summer Music You Missed

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor This summer’s music scene was full of memorable hits and electrifying newcomers alike, but with all the traveling (or lazing about) people do between June and August it can be hard to keep track of all the good stuff. Here’s a list of some of the quintessential new albums of […]

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How College Students Stole Music Until It Became Free

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By Dan Guarino  Elm Staff Writer Band recommendations­—they’re sort of the heart and soul of just about every pretentious conversation you’re going to have at college. You run into someone wearing high top Vans at an inopportune time in the library bathroom, and before you know it you’ve got a laundry list of musicians you have to […]

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2018’s Most Anticipated Albums by Female Artists

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By Erin Caine  Senior Writer Even though we’re only about three months into 2018, we’ve already seen a number of noteworthy albums drop this year, such as releases from Camila Cabello, Fall Out Boy, Justin Timberlake, and Stone Temple Pilots. The end of March and the entirety of April promise not only more great music in […]

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The Best Four Songs of 2018 Thus Far: What You Should Be Playing When Your Friends Hand You the AUX Cord

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By Erin Caine Senior Writer Though we’re just a month and a half into 2018, it’s already turning out to be a promising year for music. So far, popular artists such as Justin Timberlake, Of Mice and Men, Fall Out Boy, Camila Cabello, and Tonight Alive have released new albums, and the anticipation for new […]

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More than Music: Hip Hop’s Control Over Culture

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 By Dan Teano Lifestyle Editor “Last night I took an ‘L,’ but tonight I bounced back,” said Big Sean in his Billboard Top 40 hit, “Bounce Back.” Even if you’re the slightest bit up to date with American pop culture, you’ve probably heard the term, “L” (shorthand for “loss”) recently. Along with Big Sean, several […]

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Boycotting Problematic Artists; How Much is Your Money Really Worth?

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By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Put your money where your mouth is. That adage has only become more prevalent as, well, every single industry has an onslaught of seedy characters unveiled almost daily. The question has become — can you separate someone from their art? Should you decide yes, that question only becomes more complicated — how […]

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Jesse McCartney’s College Tour

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By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer Actor and singer Jesse McCartney’s visit to Washington College on Friday was preceded by his appearances at a number of other campus venues on his 2017 college tour. “I’ve been touring colleges the past few years because that’s where my best and most loyal fans are these days. It’s always […]

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The Return of the Blues: Revitalized Jazz in Modern Music

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By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer Though the jazz age of the Roaring Twenties has long passed, jazz’s influence on modern music all around the world is still undeniably potent. To some, jazz may seem like an artifact of a bygone era, something with a place today only in hotel lounges and oldies stations on […]

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