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St Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018


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Alex Bialek | The DePaulia What a week it has been in music--not really because of any music, but rather the actions of the music makers. Kanye West went to the White House for practically no reason and Post Malone ( finally) got rid of his frizzy cornrows. Taylor Swi inspired a bunch of young Tennes...

88Rising looks to continue meteoric ascent

88Rising looks to continue meteoric ascent

Max Zuckert, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018


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Almost half a century old, rap music finds itself maturing in ways DJ Kool Herc could barely imagine, and the collective 88Rising looks to carve a new niche in America’s most listened-to genre. After throwing their own festival, “Head in the Clouds,” in Los Angeles on Sept. 22, they then immediately...

A Night at Concord with indie duo Now, Now

A Night at Concord with indie duo Now, Now

Emma Carney, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


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Indie-rock duo Now, Now hit the Concord Music Hall stage Oct. 3 as the opening act for 80’s-style pop group St. Lucia. What makes indie-rock band Now, Now’s 2018 album “Saved” stand out from the others? Simply put, artists Cacie Dalager and Brad Hale are all about being themselves. Formed...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Look, it’s week five. Midterms are upon us already and I was unprepared as per usual. Fittingly, I am now always tired. Worst of all, we still have a long five weeks ahead of us. This week, I have compiled a few songs to help us get through this difficult time. Not by keeping us awake (that’s what...

Lana del Rey shakes up her sound

Lana del Rey shakes up her sound

Isabella Brock, Social Media Director

October 8, 2018


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In early September, Lana Del Rey released two singles, “Mariners Apartment Complex” and “Venice Bitch,” from her upcoming album “Norman Fucking Rockwell.” The singles are soft, sad ballads that are reminiscent of Del Rey’s earlier albums “Ultraviolence” and “Honeymoon.” Del Rey’s...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018


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It’s officially the month of spook and, fittingly, the first week is forecast to be dark and rainy. However, that doesn’t make that weather any more pleasant as you carry on with your daily tasks. There’s really nothing quite like the smell of a humid ‘L’ car to humble you and have you remi...

Now, Now join St. Lucia at Concord Music Hall

Now, Now join St. Lucia at Concord Music Hall

Sabrina Miresse, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


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Indie-rock duo Now, Now will hit the Concord Music Hall stage Oct. 3 as the opening act for 80’s pop group St. Lucia. What makes indie-rock band Now, Now’s 2018 album “Saved” stand out from the others? Simply put, artists Cacie Dalager and Brad Hale are all about being themselves. Formed...

Revenge of the punks

Revenge of the punks

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


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With no flower crowns or henna tattoos in sight, Riot Fest’s 14th installment concluded last weekend in Douglas Park, marking the end of the festival season in Chicago. Riot Fest, Chicago’s annual carnival of punk music, has taken many forms since its inception in 2005. Through the years, however,...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Every so often I get hit with a hearty serving of nostalgia, resulting in a wistful longing for what once was. This week, I decided to take it back to the good old days when times were simpler. The best part is that music transcends geographical location and has a reach like no other medium. That means...

Noname claims her Chicago title

Noname claims her Chicago title

Josh Tikka, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


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What is a rapper with no name? Is saying, “All I am is everything and nothing at all,” a call back to Lauryn Hill? Whether she’s the new Hill or not, she’s the only Noname. Everything and nothing at all? She is an assemblage of all her experience, relationships, and environments--everything,...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2018


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Campus is once again abuzz with students and you know what they say, “new year, new you.” Fittingly, the DePaulia has compiled some brand new songs to kick off a new year of new music. The long rides on the CTA can now be accompanied by some fresh tunes, alleviating the weight of the inevitable awkward...

Car Seat Headrest heats up Riviera

Car Seat Headrest heats up Riviera

Sabrina Miresse, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


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Will Toledo is the kid you went to high school with but never noticed—but that kid found his voice, and the Riviera overheated with his fans Friday Sept 7. After Naked Giants left the stage, Car Seat Headrest trickled onto the stage with a slow opening song, “The Ending of Dramamine.” This wa...

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