On February 15th, the day after Valentine’s, a group of musicians set out to Reset Love at Darbly’s. It was a show with a little something for everyone, set at an undiscovered Houston gem. Doors opened at 8, giving patrons …

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I hope you’re prepared for a warm front in the next few weeks, because YBN Cordae is on tour and bringing the heat to Houston on February 27th! That’s correct! YBN Cordae will be in town at the end of …

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Put on your black parade jacket and water-proof eyeliner, because My Chemical Romance is coming to the Toyota Center on September 29th!   Seven years after calling it quits, the rock giants reunited to the delight of fans all over …

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A group of students, faculty, and community organizers were escorted out of today’s Board of Regents meeting by UHPD, who temporarily detained the protesters, demanded they present identification, and prevented them from leaving the Hilton College’s second floor lobby for …

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After an extensive legal battle and feud, Lil Wayne finally released the long awaited album The Carter V in 2018. Four years after the intended release, the album was arguably the most influential hip hop album of 2018, despite many of the songs being recorded in 2014. It is astounding how Lil Wayne remains to be a relevant figure in music, despite his age and time spent in the industry. This year, Lil Wayne reclaimed his artistic identity and shot waves through hip hop, making him my artist of the year. - Christina Dias

In my opinion, there is no such thing as an old classic. There are simply classics that have faded in time, but if they were re-examined, would be considered as amazing and exotic as they first were. Particularly, this philosophy …

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Tired of the same Workout Playlist? Do you just want to focus on your workout and not have to keep fumbling around with your phone? Say no more, We got you fam! Check out DJ Krooks’ latest workout mix that …

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The title of “Most Spirited Coog” was a hotly contested one. With over 70 nominations and 20 nominees, the University of Houston is definitely lucky to have so many students that bleed Cougar Red. But there are Coogs that wear …

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UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Photo of Public Image Ltd.; John Lydon (center) with members of PiL photographed at his apartment in Notting Hill. Jah Wobble on right (Photo by Janette Beckman/Redferns)

The leap John Lydon took from the raw angst that fueled the Sex Pistols to the experimental (but refined) Public Image Ltd. helped revolutionize the idea that punk could remain edgy while simultaneously pushing musical boundaries. That is what post-punk …

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Ever heard “don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well I guess in this case, I should be questioning the phrase, “don’t judge an album by its cover.” And to some degree, sure, I agree. However, cover art plays an …

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Eccentricity: It’s one of the most interesting characteristics in the musical world. Notably, some genres are expected to make it work better than others. For example, rap has artists like Tierra Whack, Ugly God, and Kanye to represent its eccentricity. …

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Katy Perry photo by John Shearer, Daddy Yankee photo by Jason Koerner

Crossover tracks with pop and Latin artists started long before Justin Bieber did it, but mainstream America did not know how powerful collaborations could be until “Despacito” took over, not only the nation, but the world. The snowball actually began …

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Photo Courtesy of Larry Busacca | Getty Images for Coachella

HOMECOMING documents Beyoncé’s iconic and historical Coachella performance and demonstrates the blood, sweat, and tears put into generating a visually and auditory breathtaking production. The documentary written, created, and produced by Beyoncé herself is not simply about her performance, but …

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Her’s was an Indie Rock band based in Liverpool, England, featuring a talented duo Stephen Fitzpatrick (Vocals/Guitar) and Audun Laading (Bass guitar/Backing vocals). Their debut album Invitation to Her’s was released under the radar in 2018, but was full of …

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