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Blast from the past: Bob Dylan’s debut

Promotional image of Bob Dylan for his new album

Carly Plemons

April 12, 2016

Around this time on April 11, 1961, Bob Dylan made his debut in New York City for his first real gig as an opener for John Lee Hooker at Gerde’s Folk City. Crazy to think that such a musical icon had to start somewhere, right? At the time, Gerde’s was the venue to play at if you wanted t...

Long live the music classics

Vinyl by the band Heart being played on a record player. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

Carly Plemons

April 8, 2016

Records have the power to make the present day feel like a time machine into music’s past. Artists like Led Zeppelin and Bob Dylan engineered ethereal music that pulses and orchestrates sound through the minds of their listeners.Popular music today has constantly evolved from the works of icons li...

Senior Spotlight: Student keeps radio music philosophy in tune

Angel Huracha, a senior public relations major, is inspired by artists such as David Bowie and Bob Dylan while he works as KCSC's music director. Photo courtesy of Angel Huracha.

Nicole Santos

April 2, 2015

Angel Huracha doesn’t have a musical preference. If it makes his heart beat, his leg move and his head swing, he’s sold. “Usually this is the part in the interview when someone rips country music or teenybopper central,” he said. “But I would be lying if I didn't break into a Britney Spears tune or admit that Dolly Parton is m...

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