Let me preface this entry by saying I’m not trying to claim any authority over hip-hop. I’m merely providing my own personal insight on a genre of great interest to me by taking what I’ve heard from the music that has come out of the genre, as well as taking
Female musicians are as prevalent today as they have ever been. Today’s radio charts are littered with female vocals of all kinds — singer/songwriters, pop stars, country sweethearts. But female pop stars found on today’s top charts have in some way all molded themselves after the same icon, whether they
The music community has always offered a unique setting for artists and listeners alike to find their own type of niche. Different music scenes throughout the world embody listeners of all ages and types. Music has always acted as an outlet for struggles found throughout the world, unifying groups of
We live in a time where experimenting with different sounds is strongly encouraged. Where pushing a genre’s limits is becoming the norm. Where combining two or even three genres is far from out of the ordinary. The days of knowing precisely what you hear are over. alternative, electronic, electro-pop, dubstep,
I heard Kendrick Lamar’s first single from his new album, “Swimming Pools (Drank),” shortly after seeing him perform in Chicago this summer. When I first heard it, I was concerned with what it meant in terms of the direction of his (technically speaking) second studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city.
Indie veteran groups Spoon and Wolf Parade have been around for decades. Both have released albums to critical acclaim, both have headlined national (and even international) tours and both have reached the beloved land of Indie Stardom. Now, frontman of Spoon, Britt Daniel, and Co-leader of Wolf Parade, Dan Boeckner, join drummer Sam Brown
The Concordia women’s soccer team earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament as they clinched the MIAC post-season conference championship on Saturday. After 90 minutes and two overtimes of scoreless against Augsburg, the shey secured the win and the bid during a shoot-out. The Cobbers rode into
Concordia is evaluating the equipment located in the balcony of Olson Forum in order to make appropriate repairs, replacements and additions sometime this school year. The college started evaluations earlier this fall and will look to order the necessary equipment by this December, according to Chelle Hanson, Director of Student