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Midterms: After-hours

Midterms: After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


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King KruleThe Ooz (2017)Indie/Alternative, Trip HopSpanning 19 tracks with a running time over an hour, The Ooz's beautifully sad, yet passionate demeanor is best listened to on headphones before sleep. Let the jazzy guitar licks and punk vocals consume you after you head into the late hours of the night after midterms.Tame ImpalaInnerSpeaker (2010)I...

Midterms; After-hours

Midterms; After-hours

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 24, 2017


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After Hours - Madi Sipes and the Painted Blue - After Hours EP Czech One - King Krule - The OozPrisoner - Ryan Adams - PrisonerNancy From Now On- Father John Misty- Fear FunContinental Breakfast - Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett - Lotta Sea LiceFool's Errand - Fleet Foxes - Crack-UpDon't Try - Toro y Moi - Boo B...

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

Ulises Duenas

October 24, 2017


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Amid all the changes within the games industry, the horror genre has tried to find its footing over the last few years. In 2014, "The Evil Within" was heralded as the return of a more classic survival horror experience. In trying to blend the old with the new, "The Evil Within 2" takes some steps forward,...

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Alejandra Solorio

October 20, 2017


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Dvsn released a 13-track album on Friday the 13th. Did the album provide much needed spooky love jams or fall behind its shadows?The Canadian R&B duo dvsn, pronounced "division," released their sophomore album "Morning After" to all the R&B-loving OVO Sound supporters.Daniel Daley and Nineteen8...

‘DirtyBird’ is the best festival for college students

October 19, 2017


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The Orion got a chance to take a trip to the San Antonio Campgrounds to see what all the fuss about DirtyBird Campout was about. The music festival, which first started in 2015, moved to the San Antonio Campgrounds after being located in Silverado, CA. What sets this festival apart from others is the va...

‘Cuphead’ will dazzle your eyes and melt your brain

‘Cuphead’ will dazzle your eyes and melt your brain

Ulises Duenas

October 16, 2017


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"Cuphead" looks like a Disney cartoon from the '30s and plays like a game from the '80s, but in a good way. Games with this level of polish in gameplay and visuals rarely come out these days, and "Cuphead" blends all of its elements in an almost perfect way.The story of "Cuphead" begins with Cuphead ma...

Rapper Gucci Mane drops eleventh studio album ‘Mr. Davis’

Rapper Gucci Mane drops eleventh studio album ‘Mr. Davis’

Niyat Teferi

October 16, 2017


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On Friday, Gucci Mane released his highly anticipated record “Mr. Davis.” The 17 song tracklist features collaborations from big-name artists such as Nicki Minaj, Migos, Ty Dolla $ign, The Weeknd and more. The album, which was pushed back due to complications with production, touches on to...

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has substance, style and staying power

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has substance, style and staying power

Ulises Duenas

October 13, 2017


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When I saw the first trailer for "Blade Runner 2049" I was worried that it was another sequel with the sole purpose of cashing in on nostalgia without having any substance. That is not the case. This is a fully fleshed sequel that will linger in your mind for years.   Ridley Scott stepped do...

Demi Lovato delivers powerful rhythm and blues anthem on ‘Tell Me You Love Me’

Demi Lovato delivers powerful rhythm and blues anthem on ‘Tell Me You Love Me’

Niyat Teferi

October 12, 2017


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Demi Lovato has come a long way since her Disney days. The talented songstress is back and better than ever with a mature and soulful sound. The record "Tell Me You Love Me" features slow ballads and catchy pop tunes that details the hardships of love, friendships, heartbreak and regret.The tracklist...

Oldies but goodies

Julia Maldonado

October 10, 2017


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Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison - Blowin' Your Mind!Head Games - Foreigner - Head GamesGood Vibrations - The Beach Boys - Good VibrationsGirls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield - Working Class DogWild Horses - Rolling Stones - Sticky FingersThe Joker - Steve M...

AOTW – A tribute to Tom Petty

AOTW – A tribute to Tom Petty

Julia Maldonado

October 10, 2017


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Legendary rock performer Tom Petty died at 66 years old Oct. 2. As a tribute to Petty's life and career, his albums with The Heartbreakers received the spots for "albums of the week."Both albums feature a collection of strong vocals and guitar. With a blend of upbeat jams like "American Girl" (Greatest...

Macklemore’s ‘Glorious’ return with ‘Gemini’

Macklemore’s ‘Glorious’ return with ‘Gemini’

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

October 3, 2017


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Macklemore's new album "Gemini" is all about good vibes. The album has 16 upbeat tracks. Compared to some of Macklemore's older albums, I think in this one he really captured a different persona. He doesn't talk about bigger problems going on in the world; it's just about everyday life. The album...

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