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The albums of 2021 were likely some of the first full pieces of art created and completed while in the midst of a global pandemic. The year's best releases saw artists grapple with prolonged bouts of interiority, grief, a deteriorating and polarizing socio-political climate, and the desperat…

Aggression, emotion, and community: an interview with DoglegJust before performing their final song, Retirement Party lead Avery Springer teases the next band with a cheeky warning. “We’ve got Dogleg coming up next,” she says through a grin “so y’all better be prepared to mosh.” Dressed unif…

1. Brockhampton - Buzzcut (ft. Danny Brown)The lead single for the Internet-Era boyband’s newest record ROADRUNNER, "Buzzcut" is a track that is dripping wall-to-wall with the confidence and undaunted energy of the early 2000’s Southern Hip-Hop bangers from which it takes much of its influen…

The NCAA selection committee revealed the West Virginia Mountaineers as a number three seed on Selection Sunday. As always, ups and downs filled the regular season for West Virginia. The Mountaineers at one point won six-consecutive road games in the Big 12, but, on the other hand, the Mount…

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The WVU College of Creative Arts is hosting “Cendrillon” as the spring opera, running at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. All showings are in the Antoinette Falbo Theatre of the Creative Arts Center.

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This Friday, Sept. 20, WVU’s Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting the Appalachian Arts and Poetry event as the University celebrates Diversity Week. The event will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Mountainlair Gold Ballroom and will feature a …

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The WVU Big Band, which plays jazz music took to Black Bear Burritos’ stage this past Tuesday to perform a menagerie of jazz music, ranging from modern arrangements to the swinging 1930s sounds that you may be familiar with.

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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.…

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Newly released EP "Middle of Nowhere" details the personal experiences of the hip hop artist, and a Flatwoods, West Virginia native, Ryan Skid, as part of an ongoing series of EP’s.

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The threat of rain did not repel people from listening to jazz in a Morgantown park. On Tuesday, the James Moore Quintet played at Krepps Park surrounded by a crowd.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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Horst Simco, otherwise known as RiFF RaFF, goes by various names including Jody HiGHROLLER, the Freestyle Scientist and Jody 3 Moons. In 2005 he began making homemade CDs of his rapping and passing them out.

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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Laying by the beach and falling asleep to music is just around the corner. With less than two weeks to go, Mountaineers are counting down the days until summer. Here’s a Summer 2016 playlist for your warm days of doing not much of anything.

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Borgore, otherwise known as Asaf Borger, is an Israeli DJ known for what he describes as "gorestep." Made of drum patterns and electronic beats, Borgore integrates his background of traditional drumming into dubstep.

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Courtney Moore, WVU music education major and second violin in the orchestra, said she liked having class with Professor Skidmore.

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Bringing her farm girl ways from the west to West Virginia, country crooner Clare Dunn will take the stage this Friday at Schmitt’s Saloon to showcase one of her newest tracks, "Tuxedo."

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No one knows this phenomenon more than West Virginia University’s student radio station, U92. This year, the radio station decided to bring the diverse music scene together under one roof, and from there, Moose Fest was born.

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