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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Mary Rose Weber, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018

At this point in the quarter there seems to be one thing preoccupying the mind of many a DePaul student. While we may want to focus our energy on Thanksgiving food and Christmas cheer, we instead must fixate on final exams, papers and presentations. With these pressures it is hard not to have that ubi...

The Beatles ‘The White Album’ 50 years later

The Beatles ‘The White Album’ 50 years later

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018

There are many reasons why 1968 is often considered one of the most historic years in modern history—the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert Kennedy, and the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago to name a few. The U.S., a country that was once...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2018

Daylight saving time is finally here, gifting us an extra hour of sleep and the delusions surrounding that hour’s actual impact that come with it. Autumn is coming to its official close as we brace for the unpredictable winter ahead. Now, sunsets are scheduled just in time for the early bird special...

lovelytheband lights up Lincoln Hall

lovelytheband lights up Lincoln Hall

Tristan Wilbers, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2018

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I opened the door to the hazy, moody and intimate concert venue at Lincoln Hall to see a band I had never heard of before. It was Oct. 20, the night of the performance of an up-and-coming indie-pop band, appropriately named lovelytheband. Two hours later I was sold on t...

St Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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