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Throwback Thursday: Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”

This song has been in and out of my head for probably around six months now. I’ve wanted to write this edition of Throwback Thursday now for a while, and I figured now would be a good time to finally … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Graceland

Anyone that even kind of knows me could have told you that it wouldn’t be long before this specific edition of Throwback Thursday appeared. That’s because this is my favorite album of all time, and I am pretty much in … Continue reading

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BLUJ Informational Meeting: 10/27

Interested in getting involved with BLUJ Radio? Come to our informational meeting at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 27th. We’ll be in Eppley 109- come learn about the program and ask us any questions you may have!

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Throwback Thursday: T. Rex’s “Mambo Sun”

I’ll start off by saying two things: 1. I have no idea what a “mambo sun” is 2. I know very little about Glam Rock that is not David Bowie. However, I know that T. Rex’s song off of their … Continue reading

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Sorry, Weezer

It's a shame the new Weezer album is going to be garbage because it has some sweet artwork — Mark Austin (@mark_austin1) July 21, 2014 Sorry, Weezer. Sorry I tweeted that your ninth studio album, Everything Will Be Alright in … Continue reading

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Wilco Balances Consistency and Evolution in Surprise Album “Star Wars”

There’s over a minute of what can only be described as organized chaos in opening track “EKG” before we hear Jeff Tweedy’s voice come in on the second track of Star Wars, the ninth studio album by Chicago’s indie rock … Continue reading

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San Cisco Announces New Album Gracetown

Australian indie pop band San Cisco will return with their second studio album Gracetown, which is slated for release on March 17th in the United States, with a slightly earlier release of March 6th in Asia, Australia, and the United … Continue reading

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2015 Album Speculations

 As we enter the final days of 2014, it is time to set our sights on 2015, which has the potential to be a huge year for music after a more or less mediocre one (in similar fashion to 2006-2007, … Continue reading

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Dance Punk 2014: The Rise, Fall, and Return of the Centuries Most Engaging Genre – Jack McConnell

Dance Punk. To many, these words together are a nonsensical combination of music styles that have nothing in common. Whether you knew it was dance punk, you have no doubt heard this style of music and its influences before. It … Continue reading

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Praise the Lorde

September 27th, 2014 The first line to Lorde’s opening song described this night almost perfectly: There’s a humming in the restless summer air. The crowd that had been standing restlessly for hours was revived once the lights dimmed and an … Continue reading

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