Hilltop Views

Campus performance choir presents Broadway musical hits

Reporter

December 4, 2012

Omni Singers took the stage in Jones Auditorium on Nov. 18. With songs ranging from “Grease” to the Jackson 5’s “ABC,” the performance impressed an audience as sounds of delight roared from the audience. Jukebox, as the ...

Top five Christmas albums that give hope to the holiday genre

Life & Arts Editor

December 4, 2012

Christmas music in really only appropriate for one month out of the year.  Despite this fact, every artist feels the need to release a Christmas album of their own. We waded through Christmas albums from Taylor Swift to Kath...

Kate reviews “Silver and Gold: Songs for Christmas Volumes 6-10” by Sufjan Stevens

Music Critic

December 4, 2012

Swimming against the current of typical Christmas music, Sufjan Stevens, the indie king of quirk, has created his second compilation, titled “Silver and Gold (Volume 6-10)”. Chock-full of unique covers of holiday songs, as ...

Sam reviews “¡Dos!” by Green Day

Music Critic

November 28, 2012

They reestablished the rock opera format for this generation with their landmark works "American Idiot" and "21st Century Breakdown," and unleashed punk rock on Broadway.Now pop-punk trio Green Day, presumably to avoid swelled hea...

Sam reviews “Hope on the Rocks” by Toby Keith

Music Critic

November 15, 2012

In nineteen years of recording and touring, Toby Keith has managed to establish himself as a fixture of country music, and since 2003’s "Shock’n Y’all," he has become even more prolific, putting out an album every year, ...

Aussie rock band ends national tour at The Parish

Reporter

November 13, 2012

“We’re so happy to be in Austin,” exclaimed Keith Jeffery of Atlas Genius from on stage. “Austin is where the music is!”Atlas Genius played a sold out show on Nov. 9 at The Parish with The Royal Concept and headliner...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Anamanaguchi

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Anamanaguchi is as unique as their name. Their brand of electro-pop, guitar-driven rock is truly one of a kind. There are no lyrics in Anamanaguchi songs.  There are only the futuristic melodies of four friends from New York...

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