The music world suffered a great blow this past week when R&B legend Aretha Franklin passed away due to pancreatic cancer on Thursday the 16th. Born in 1942, Franklin began professional singing at age 18 in 1960 and achieved commercial success after signing with Atlantic Records in 1966.…
Stephen Lytle, The Pride of West Virginia Mountaineer Marching Band’s new director, said he ultimately decided to come to WVU because of the unique relationship the University has with both the state and the rest of the country.
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As a philosophy minor, it would be immeasurably helpful to read the post-structuralists in their original tongue. In this case, I could provide you a much better understanding of the cosmic forces which brought together Francophonic psych-punks Cheveu with Group Doueh, a Sahrawi act that’s b…
It’s quite possible that the age of the Internet has made us more sensitive to these feelings of inferiority, but it’s also important to remember that for the better part of human history our outside forces of judgment have been those directly around us. These past forces of judgment still c…
Space has been a heavy topic in the independent music industry since a fire in early December left 36 artists and fans dead at a warehouse venue in Oakland, Calif., known as "Ghost Ship."
The Joz Noz Kids, Little General Stores and Coca-Cola Celebrity Gold Classic will be in full swing Saturday evening at the official home of Owen Schmitt and The Davisson Brothers Band. The Marshall Lowry Band will take the stage this weekend with special guest Kyle Thomas.
At 4:02 a.m., the Summer Sixteen tour was announced in somewhat of a surprising fashion. The exciting news was delivered less than 24 hours after Drizzy dropped the artwork for his forthcoming and highly anticipated album titled "Views from the 6," which is set to drop Friday.
Curren$y is the one certainty in rap who will always deliver dope instrumentals, mostly coming from one producer for an entire tape. Young Roddy gifted us his third mixtape from the Good Sense project after a two year absence, and B.o.B has been very active in the first quarter of 2016 with …
Beyonce’s long awaited sixth studio album undoubtedly couldn’t gain as much buzz as her last surprise visual record, when the artist dropped "Beyonce" unexpectedly in 2013. However, "Lemonade" boasts the same visual aesthetic and sounds as the 2013 record. In the last 10 years, Beyonce’s ima…
Imagine spending a weekend in the desert of California with the world’s most admirable musicians and appearances of Hollywood’s elite wherever you turn. Where are you? The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Emerging artists and sophomore studio albums are expected to hit the charts this week with country singer Josh Kelley releasing his "New Lane Road", and A$AP Ferg’s much anticipated "Always Strive and Prosper."
Lil’ Jsean and Aesia will host tomorrow’s outdoor music event. The two are not only solo artists who have made their way on Billboard for their song "Trust ‘Em," but they are also brother and sister.
Big Gigantic released its newest track on March 2. The track is called “The Little Things” featuring Angela McCluskey and has received a five-star rating from the customer reviews on iTunes.
It was in rehab where Ebert wrote of fictional character Edward Sharpe, whose name went on to be used in the title of his band.
Many students are excited to dance and let some stress out at this show. Sophomore psychology student, Jackson Jacobs, is even more ready for this concert after his tests this past week.
The rebellious and iconic headbangers are taking the stage once more in a much anticipated reunion of Guns N’ Roses.
The album was released on Friday on all primary music streaming services as well as in the iTunes store. Aiko and Sean have collaborated on some of the Detroit rapper’s previous songs, "Beware" in 2013 and "I Know" in early 2015. Both songs were hits, with the two’s vocal and intimate chemis…
The UK-based alternative rock group, Wolf Alice, is making a tour stop in Pittsburgh this weekend.
Some might recognize Horst Simco, more widely-known as RiFF RAFF, from MTV’s 2009 reality show, "From G’s to Gents." His distinctive look is unforgettable, especially to early RiFF RAFF aficionados.
In a three-day event bringing life to a virtually obsolete small community known as Pocahontas County, Camp Barefoot binds together the creatively charged relationship between music and the arts.
The Bench was founded in Sept. 2015 by Avery Williamson, Caleb Milne and Patrick Bayly to bring together artists from all genres. They hold weekly critique meetings from 7-10 p.m. on Mondays in the basement of Gene’s Bar in South Park. All meetings are open to the public and accept any and a…
Spring break is almost here, and so is the Pittsburgh area date of G. Love & Special Sauce’s tour. The alternative hip-hop band from Philadelphia has just kicked off the spring leg of its tour, supporting its recent record "Love Saves The Day," is Mr. Smalls Theatre in Pittsburgh. Mr. Sm…
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