EDUARDO PADRINO | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Hip-hop has had an amazingly long run of market success in the music industry. Starting in the 1970s as a mere party habit in the Bronx, decades of finessing and fine-tuning have turned hip-hop into a form of musical art in its own right. Throughout its evolution, hip-hop held on… Read More Where is Hip-Hop Going?
COURTESY OF KATRINA MARSHALL | COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, ST. NORBERT ABBEY For the second concert of its 2017-2018 season, St. Norbert Abbey’s Canon John O. Bruce Memorial Organ Concert Series presents organist Christopher Berry of Cudahy, Wis., on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Church of St. Norbert Abbey. The concert is open to… Read More Press Release: St. Norbert Abbey to Present Organ Concert
EDUARDO PADRINO | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Almost 50 years ago, “Electric Ladyland” changed the pop industry for the years to come. The Jimi Hendrix Experience, after successfully marketing their previous two releases “Are You Experienced?” (1967) and “Axis: Bold as Love,” (1967), released “Electric Ladyland” (1968) and it took the trio of musicians beyond anything they… Read More Classic Album Review Electric Ladyland
SAM SORENSON | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST JPEGMAFIA (also goes by Peggy) is quickly becoming one of my favorite musicians after I discovered his “Veteran” album that came out earlier this year. His cutthroat aggression mixed with some of the most jarring beats I’ve heard in a long time lead to an impactful listen that you won’t… Read More JPEGMAFIA is Making the Hip Hop We Need in 2018
REBECCA JACQUES | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST With exams and daily studying, we all find the best ways for us to learn and relieve stress when we’re done. Our habits may vary from one person to the next, but the way we can all relate is through music. For some, including myself, music can be a big… Read More Time for Music
EDUARDO PADRINO | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST Quincy “Q” Jones, one of the most celebrated and involved “showbiz” icons has mercilessly struck the entertainment industry like a lightning bolt. From saying that The Beatles were the worst musicians he ever met, to claiming that he knows who killed President Kennedy, this man’s comments have sparked a controversy… Read More The Quincy Jones Files
MADELEINE WENC | NEWS CORRESPONDENT Enjoy musicians like Shakira, Luis Fonsi, Selena, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias and The Black Eyed Peas? There is a new student organization on campus, called Musers of Color, that aims to share appreciation of these artists and other musicians from diverse backgrounds and cultures. For those who are interested… Read More Musing on Music