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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2019

We are fully in the swing of autumn, or #SadGirlAutumn, as Twitter calls it. Gone are the days of fun summer jams and the season of moody songs to listen to while looking wistfully outside a CTA window. Here are my picks for moody fall bops.   1. Norman F******g Rockwell Lana Del Rey Despite ...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2019

With the quarter progressing and responsibilities mounting, I often find myself under pressure to tend to all of my duties (for more on that, check out the Opinions section!). Whenever I feel like I can’t take the heat of the school year, listening to music is a foolproof solution to keep calm. In...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Cailey Gleeson, Focus Editor

September 30, 2019

Emo’s not dead—and not just the early 2000s songs from My Chemical Romance and Panic! At The Disco. Plenty of modern groups have some seriously sick tunes that will satisfy all your edgy needs. Here are some songs that always make their way onto my playlists one way or another: 1. “Apartment” b...

Phora thanks Chicago after September show

Phora thanks Chicago after September show

Jack Dombro, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Hip-hop and R&B artist Phora came to Subterranean Sept. 22 to close out his Bury Me With Dead Roses tour, determined to put on a memorable show for Chicago. The bit of rain didn’t stop a few hundred fans from lining up and wrapping around the corner past the Subterranean property. When the door...

Twin Peaks mature with ‘Lookout Low’

Twin Peaks mature with ‘Lookout Low’

Cailey Gleeson, Focus Editor

September 23, 2019

Many bands have tried—and failed—to mature their sound, but hometown hero Twin Peaks does it with ease on their fourth album, “Lookout Low.” The catch with this album, though, is it seems like it’d be best to listen to live, which is fitting given the band’s roots in the D.I.Y. scene. Named...

St. Vincent’s DeJAMZ

St. Vincent’s DeJAMZ

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 23, 2019

The school year is in full swing! Summer has seemingly decided to extend itself into fall, filling my current playlist with upbeat songs that are sure to make everyone head-bob while traveling from Lincoln Park to the Loop to home, wherever that may be. Commuting on the train to both campuses gives me time...

Clairo’s ‘Immunity’ revamps indie girl-bands

Clairo’s ‘Immunity’ revamps indie girl-bands

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2019

Clairo is one of the many rising female indie artists taking music by storm due to her honest and vulnerable lyrics that interlace with atmospheric and lo-fi production. Clairo, a.k.a. Claire Cottril, has been uploading music online since her early teens back in 2013. She has self-labeled herself as a ...

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

Navigating Chicago’s art scene

Chinyere Ibeh and Keira Wingate

September 23, 2019

For many, the start of a new school year can mean lots of stress. But when living in a city as exciting as Chicago, you’ll soon learn there’s more to be excited about than stressed. As you settle into the school year, here’s what you should know about the arts scene at DePaul and in Chicago. ...

‘Ginger’ explores struggles, triumphs of Brockhampton members’ lives

‘Ginger’ explores struggles, triumphs of Brockhampton members’ lives

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2019

“Ginger,” the latest record by Brockhampton, offers an exquisite exploration in and around the struggles and triumphs of the member’s lives and their thoughts on whatever comes after. The 13-member boyband has been making waves in hip-hop since their “Saturation” trilogy of albums in 2017. Self...

The Gospel according to Kanye

The Gospel according to Kanye

John Cotter, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

There is typically only one main reason a venue would sell out in Chicago in mere minutes: a big celebrity is in town. Last Sunday, rapper Kanye West was in the city for his Sunday Service concert. The event was on short notice, but with West’s fame, people showed up and tickets sold out within ho...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

September 16, 2019

Welcome back, Blue Demons! Summer has always been my favorite season, with each year bringing in some new jams. A lot of great new music came out this summer, but I also found myself listening to some old favorites. For the first DeJamz of the year, I thought I would share my favorite songs of this summe...

Chicago Sinfonietta will perform score to “Get Out,” composer to conduct

Chicago Sinfonietta will perform score to “Get Out,” composer to conduct

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2019

The Chicago Sinfonietta will take its audience to the sunken place and back during a performance Sept. 21 at Auditorium Theater, where the orchestra will perform the score to “Get Out” as the movie plays above the stage. The score’s composer, Michael Abels, will conduct the orchestra. “The biggest surpr...

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