Tag Archives: music

Lorde captivates at the Armory

As “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles ended, the bright lights of The Armory clicked off. The crowd erupted in a roar, and there she was. Lorde. Without saying a word, she started off her setlist with the 2021 release “Leader of a New Regime”. The peaceful song set …

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What are Microtones

Tuning into any news broadcast, you will quickly be made aware that these are unprecedented times. Social unrest, geopolitical time bombs, and a worldwide pandemic make everyday feel just a little bit off. If you are looking for music to fit these uneasy times, music that uses microtones might be …

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Did Dayglow hit all the right notes?

Review of Dayglow concert at First Avenue On October 27, 2021, Dayglow performed at First Avenue, presented by Radio K. The indie-pop artist did not disappoint.  Firstly, the Dayglow crowd was colorful and laid-back. Despite the age ranges from highschool age to middle-aged, everyone fit the aesthetics, retro-pastel “day at …

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Why your music matters

From the ‘60s to the ‘20s, youth culture continues to drive change Nirvana’s hit song from 1991, not only was the soundtrack of the new alt-rock movement, but the voice of a new generation and the face of ‘90s Gen X youth culture. Today’s youth might not have one song …

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Music and Quarantine

Creating, recording and listening to music over quarantine The silver stars of First Avenue were illuminated only by city lights as the bright bulbs above were turned out for the night. Little did Minneapolis know at the time, but this would be the last day music would be played for …

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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Dylan’s Dose #3

Today I talked to Andrew Karpenko about the 2019 Pops concert.

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Are phones our friends?

Phones demand our attention when studying “Sometimes I can look up things if I need help to learn more about a topic, but it can negatively affect me when I get distracted if I go on social media,” said junior Trent LeVahn. “I also like listening to music, country mostly. …

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Taking their turn in the spotlight

Winter 2018: Catch these shows before they end! Nicholas Freeman Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story The History Theatre, St. Paul Tonight 7:30; Sat. 2:00 & 7:30; Sun 2:00 Karen Lutgen Magnum Chorum: “Tomorrow I Will Come” Dec. 22 @ 7:30, Gloria Dei (St. Paul) Dec. 23 @ 4:00, Holy …

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Talon guide to Christmas music, for the people

With Christmas being right around the corner, everyone is listening to Christmas music and I’m here to tell you my top five favorite Christmas songs and ranking the Talon members favorite Christmas songs. 1. “White Christmas” by the Drifters Explanation: Best Christmas song, hands down. What’s makes this song amazing …

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