Honoring a legend: Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts

Honoring a legend: Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts

Foo Fighters & friends gather for a night of music dedicated to the late drummer
Abigail Hernandez, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 22, 2022

The death of Taylor Hawkins, the drummer for the band Foo Fighters, left a deep void in the hearts of music lovers around the world. On Sept. 3, the Foo Fighters and fans came together to honor Hawkins...

The curated sound of KRTU

The curated sound of KRTU

Students gain on-air experience while exploring new music
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist October 28, 2021

KRTU is the independent radio station owned by Trinity University which plays jazz music from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and indie rock music from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day on channel FM 91.7. The station has...

Give it a rest: The trouble with classifying music into genres

Give it a rest: The trouble with classifying music into genres

The traditional labeling of music genres fails to account for all the nuances of music
Ayden Smith, Arts Columnist October 21, 2021

I have SiriusXM radio in my car, and I am often overwhelmed by the number of channels. SiriusXM satellite radio boasts almost 150 different music channels. There are some broad categories like pop and...

Exploring the early-2000s roots of todays indie-pop

Exploring the early-2000s roots of today’s indie-pop

Iconic sounds from early 2000s pop-rock have found a home in Gen-Z's playlists and music
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter September 9, 2021

What we listen to, watch and spend time doing shapes us in both big and small ways. Artists of all different types both intentionally and unintentionally wear their influences on their sleeve, and some...

Is there a recipe for survival in the music industry?

Is there a recipe for survival in the music industry?

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist May 5, 2021

As the semester comes to a close, I feel it necessary to talk about endings — hopefully this won’t be my last article. I’ve always thought of the “beat” as something that represents not only...

Open your ears to the music of the world

Open your ears to the music of the world

Carmine Villarreal, Arts Reporter January 31, 2021

Oftentimes, we find ourselves flooded with music streaming algorithms designed to feed us a highly catered set of sounds and emotions. At first glance, having refined methods of receiving music relatively...

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It’s time to stop using the word “Satanic” to describe music

Jordyn Guzman November 19, 2020
What most people don’t understand has been synonymous with Satanism for far too long now
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Kobe Patterson releases “We Were Never Meant to Get Here”

Kayla Padilla November 12, 2020
Trinity student and local musician releases album that talks about finding himself
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How TikTok helped me find my new favorite musician

Jordyn Guzman November 5, 2020
Screamo music has a new up and coming face, and he’s a TikTok star
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Ethical streaming and supporting musicians in an age of monopolies

Carmine Villarreal October 14, 2020
How can we support our favorite artists when streaming platforms don’t give their artists fair payments?
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For the Record: Peach Tree Rascals’ “I can’t wait for you to come my way”

Christian Settles September 22, 2020
The Peach Tree Rascals’ first project is filled a variety of songs with catchy melodies and good vibes.

For the Record: The Wrecks’ debut album Infinitely Ordinary

Christian Settles September 16, 2020
The Wrecks’ debut album is anything but a wreck as it takes listeners on a musical journey.
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