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My Top Albums of 2014

This year I definitely listened to a lot more (and a wider variety of) music, which led to me not listening to a select few albums nearly as much as I did last year. Consequently, I have a list of my top 10 albums from this year, with only direction for you to listen for yourself. These albums are listed in […]

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A Top 20 Album: Dookie by Green Day

Similar to Weezer’s Blue Album, Green Day’s Dookie turned 20 within the first half of this year, and it serves as yet another indicator of how great music was that year. In the California trio’s third studio album and major label debut, Green Day packs 15 tracks into under 40 minutes, making for a project with […]

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My Top 5 Songs of 2013

From radio hits to deep album cuts, I was impressed by a countless amount of songs this year. Granted, I’ve probably listened to more music this year than I ever have too. Having said that, some of these decisions were a lot more difficult than others, but I think I’ve made a list that gives […]

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Concert Recaps

Concert Recap: Frank Turner @ the Majestic Theater

I know some people have been waiting too long for this one. Let’s get to it. Ben Marwood – Frank likes to tour with one acoustic artist to start off his show and one over-the-top punk band to get people jacked before he comes on stage. Marwood, filling the former role, was an enjoyable live act. […]

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Wild Card Wednesday: “Going Out in Style” by Dropkick Murphys

In my anticipation for seeing Dropkick Murphys for the 3rd time at this year’s Summerfest, I figured I would plug the Irish punk band for this week’s WCW. While their most popular hits include “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” from 2005 and “The State of Massachusetts” from 2007, the group continues to put out quality […]

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Concert Recaps

Concert Recap: The Orwells @ Memorial Union Terrace

‘Twas a good weekend for live music. For starters, live music is great in itself. It gives the audience a chance to connect with the artists on a whole ‘nother level, but at live shows, nothing else matters. You don’t have to worry about anything else, because for the next couple of hours, you live […]