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Just for the Record

Just for the Record

Tess Nader, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Audio, College News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Music

National Record Store Day (RSD) is on April 21, so Park Ave CDs plans to celebrate by stocking at least one of every 400 RSD-branded releases created for the U.S. market. Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,300 independently...

Local Pop-Punk Band ‘Hungover’ Performs in Downtown Orlando

Local Pop-Punk Band ‘Hungover’ Performs in Downtown Orlando

Sam Schaffer, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Music, News, Top Stories

Orlando pop-punk band Hungover played an album re-release show Saturday at Soundbar in Downtown Orlando. The band walked out to the song Space Jam, joking with each other as they got into position. From that moment on, the crowd was theirs. The pot-fueled vocals of Marc Cortes had the audience...

Concert Review: Chicago Rapper CupcakKe

Concert Review: Chicago Rapper CupcakKe

Darius H. Cornejo, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Music, Top Stories

Critically-acclaimed Chicago rapper Elizabeth Harris, better known as CupcakKe performed her only Florida show on Thursday Soundbar Orlando. After arriving over more than an hour late, she delivered her signature hypersexual bars over an ecstatic and engaging audience. CupcakKe is known for her blu...

Tyler the Creator Visits Orlando Amphitheatre

Tyler the Creator Visits Orlando Amphitheatre

Kelli Collins, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News, College News, Lifestyle, Music, News, Top Stories

Grammy nominated rapper Tyler, the Creator performed at the Orlando Amphitheater at The Central Florida Fairgrounds Tuesday, February 13, to a sold out concert. Opening was a DJ set by TACO that hyped up the crowd. Following was Vince Staples where he played singles like “Blue Suede,” “Senorita,”...

Anti-Flag Drummer, Pat Thetic, Discusses Band’s Political Roots

Anti-Flag Drummer, Pat Thetic, Discusses Band’s Political Roots

Sam Schaffer, Managing Editor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Local News, Music, Politics, Top Stories

The American punk band, Anti-Flag, has been cherishing the importance of the rock show for over 20 years now. And while an Anti-Flag rock show combines a lively stage performance with high-energy mosh pit, it also contains politics, lots of politics. “When we were a young band starting, we thought...

MILK Drops with a Perfect Splash

MILK Drops with a Perfect Splash

Kayla Reyes-Marseil, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2017


Filed under Campus News, College News, Music

  After what’s been almost a year since the Chicago producer ICYTWAT first announced his upcoming album, “MILK” finally dropped letting anticipators scratch that long itch.   The 11 track tape features other artists like $ILKMONEY; someone who Twat has worked with numerous times, an...

JoJo Shows Confidence and Maturity in Her Mad Love Tour

JoJo Shows Confidence and Maturity in Her Mad Love Tour

Darius Cornejo, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Music, News

R&B singer JoJo continued her Mad Love tour March 22 at the Plaza Live in Orlando, performing personal ballads and nostalgic tunes. The 26-year-old pop singer was shining with confidence and passion. It was evident that she was showing a more mature side with more explicit language and mature themes...

Energy is Everywhere in Dua Lipa’s Intimate Orlando Concert

Energy is Everywhere in Dua Lipa’s Intimate Orlando Concert

Darius Cornejo and Cameron Thomas, Contributing Writers

March 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Top Stories

Dua Lipa brought the crowd together with intimate ballads, positive messages, and feisty, meaningful synthpop. As soon as Lipa took the stage at The Social in Orlando on March 9, the small venue came to life. The 21-year-old English singer started off with “Last Dance,” awakening the audience and...

Thousands Flock to Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival 2017

Thousands Flock to Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival 2017

Sam Schaffer, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Music, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Thousands of people flocked to Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee, Florida March 2 - March 5, to see artists like Wiz Khalifa and Young the Giant perform at Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival 2017. The event is a four-night camping festival where people gather from all over the continent to party and expr...

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival Kicks Off Thursday

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival Kicks Off Thursday

March 1, 2017


Filed under Music, Top Stories

The  2017 Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival kicks off this Thursday, March 2, at 12 p.m. Lasting up until March 5, the festival will contain many activities ranging from thai yoga and meditation sessions to live music performances, featuring artists such as Usher and Flume.  The festival runs through M...

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