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Tyler, the Creator Concert Creates Buzz at SLU

Tyler, the Creator Concert Creates Buzz at SLU

Klaudia Wachnik, Contributor

September 19, 2019

Currently one of the most talked about artists in the nation is Tyler, the Creator. Since the release of Igor, his fifth studio album, in May, the excitement has only grown. Now, he plans to come perform for the students of SLU at Chaifetz Arena on Oct. 4.  Earlier this summer, he announced his fall...

St. Louis is Burnin’ Up After Jonas Brothers Concert

St. Louis is Burnin’ Up After Jonas Brothers Concert

Grace Wilken, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Nick, Joe and Kevin took St. Louis on a trip back to the late 2000s this past Saturday night with their “Happiness Begins” tour. All fans, new and old, joined together to wish the brothers a warm welcome as they came on stage.    The Jonas Brothers popped on stage and began the concert with ...

Charli XCX is on the rise with new album “Charli”

Charli XCX is on the rise with new album “Charli”

September 18, 2019

The progression of Charli XCX has certainly been an interesting one to watch. After penning some of the biggest pop hits of the decade (Iggy Azealia’s “Fancy,” Icona Pop’s “I Don’t Care”), as well as going three-times platinum with her first solo hit, “Boom Clap,” Charlotte Emma Aitchis...

The Lumineers Capture the Sound of the Sparks in “III”

The Lumineers Capture the Sound of the Sparks in “III”

Tomi Delp, Contributor

September 18, 2019

The Lumineers, a folk rock band based in Denver, Colorado, have come a long way since their initial 2012 Billboard hit “Ho Hey”. The band’s newest album, aptly titled “III,” is their third studio album, coming three years after their last release in 2016. To stick with this recurring theme...

Tropical F*** Storm Was A Total F*** Storm – And That’s A Good Thing

Tropical F*** Storm Was A Total F*** Storm – And That’s A Good Thing

Daniel Bernas, Contributor

September 18, 2019

“This is our first Friday night in St. Louis,” announced Erica Dunn of Tropical F*** Storm after an electrifying performance of the title track from the band’s new record “Braindrops.” The quartet, made up of Dunn (backing vocals, guitar, keyboards), Lauren Hammel (drums, electronics), Fiona Kit...

Son Little Brings More “New Magic” to St. Louis

Son Little Brings More “New Magic” to St. Louis

Sarah Steen, Contributor

September 18, 2019

It was a steamy night on Wednesday, Sept. 11, but the chilled tunes and calm presence of R&B and soul artist Son Little cooled down the evening for an intimate audience in Blueberry Hill’s famous basement concert venue known as the Duck Room. Blueberry Hill sits right in the center of St. Loui...

Lana Del Rey: A Woman Who Knows What She Deserves

Lana Del Rey: A Woman Who Knows What She Deserves

Jack Johnston, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Lana Del Rey’s new album “Norman F*****ing Rockwell,” or “NFR,” shows how the singer-songwriter has evolved over the decade she has spent in the music industry. “NFR” is the self-portrait of a woman who knows she’s stronger than those around her and who keeps fighting back against the...

A Capella Showcase

A Capella Showcase

Grace Wilken, Contributor

September 5, 2019

SLU A Cappella kicked off their fall season with a showcase, courtesy of Six Eight A Cappella and the Student Involvement Center. In hopes to recruit new voices, four of the five groups showed off their ac-abilities with breathtaking performances.    Although the Bare Naked Statues, SLU’s all...

The World is in Love with Lover

The World is in Love with Lover

Celia Searles, Arts Editor

September 4, 2019

The long-awaited release of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album, “Lover” was met with relief and excitement. Swift’s sixth album “reputation,” released in late 2017, was significantly darker than her previous albums, leaving fans wondering what Swift’s next move would be. Per usual, they ...

LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

Leianna M. Tanedo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Since 2014, LANY has risen from humble beginnings on Soundcloud to an international indie pop sensation. They've toured with the likes of Ellie Goulding and Troye Sivan, played at Lollapalooza in 2018 and sold out their first stadium show in the Philippines within 24 hours.   LANY consists of ...

St. Louis Tunes Take You Around Town

St. Louis Tunes Take You Around Town

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups, located at 700 S Broadway between Soulard and downtown, hosted the blues portion of the St. Louis Sound Project’s inaugural festival Thursday, March 28. St. Louis Sound, which began on March 23 and ended March 30, featured five nights of local artists from various genr...

SLSO Hosts Energetic Student Night

SLSO Hosts Energetic Student Night

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra hosted an electric Student Night Saturday, March 30, which featured returning guest violinist Karen Gomyo and Czech conductor Jakub Hruša of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. For a mere $10, students could listen to Bela Bartok’s “The Miraculous Mandarin,” Tchaiko...

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