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Aly Spaltro—who shortened her stage name from Lady Lamb the Beekeeper to Lady Lamb earlier this year—received critical acclaim for her latest album release, After.

Lady Lamb’s latest album turns dreams into personal music

April 27, 2015

As a teenager growing up in Maine, Aly Spaltro worked the late shift at a video store so she could record her music in the basement. Better known as Lady Lamb, Spaltro preferred the seclusion of a video st...

Fernando Jones, who is pictured above performing with a group of students at the camp, said that the Blues Camp is the crown jewel of the Blues Kids of America brand.

Professor brings blues to American youth

March 2, 2015

When Fernando Jones, an adjunct professor in the college’s Music Department, founded Blues Kids of America in 1989, he envisioned a program in which student musicians could gather to play music they ...

Blink-182’s back-and-forth a sad moment for fans

By Managing Editor

February 2, 2015

The past year has been an era of change for many bands. In August, indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie lost a founding member when in- strumentalist and producer Chris Walla announced he would leave the band. Despite the sadness that engulfed long-time Death Cab lovers, Walla was at least courteous on his way out. The trend continues with one of the millennial generation’s most beloved pop-punk bands. Since Mark Hoppus and Travis ...

Artistic entrepreneur creates opportunities

Jameel Bridgewater, a junior art + design major, works with photography and graphic design through Bridgesx1913, a company he founded in 2012. He said his company has provided him with networking and travel opportunities, and he plans to establish a global presence by 2025.

By Campus Editor

December 1, 2014

Jameel Bridgewater, a junior art + design major, founded Bridgesx1913, a media company that collaborates with artists to showcase their work at gallery exhibitions and events. Since starting his company in 20...

Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett is quickly making a name for herself as one of the top indie rockers to watch thanks to her wry lyrics and edgy live performances.

Courtney Barnett lets music do talking for her

November 10, 2014

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Courtney Barnett is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after singer/songwriters in the indie music scene. Thanks in part to her raspy vocals and carefree live perfo...

‘Rumour has it’ the wait for Adele will continue to 2015

By Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

May 4, Adele’s 26th birthday, started a fire in some of her fans’ hearts when the singer tweeted, “Bye, bye 25. See you again later in the year.” The tweet suggested that in typical Adele fashion, her latest album would be released under a title matching the age she turned on her last birthday during the production process—as she did on previous albums 19 and 21—alluding to an album release by late 2014.Howev...

Gaga ditches the gimmicks on ‘Cheek to Cheek’

By Managing Editor

September 29, 2014

On Sept. 23, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett released Cheek to Cheek, an 11-track jazz standards album that offers a glimpse at Gaga minus the gimmicks. Gaga and Bennett’s relationship extends back to 2011, when Bennett asked Gaga to sing a duet with him on a rendition of “The Lady is a Tramp,” for his album Duets II. He had heard the pop star perform Nat King Cole’s “Orange Colored Sky” and was impressed, accordi...

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