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Taylor Swift’s new music video parodies media representation

Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

There are two types of people in the world: those who love Taylor Swift, and those who can’t stand her.The same goes for her recent music video for “Blank Space,” off of her new album, "1989."With 43.5 million views on YouT...

Taylor Swift shakes off signature sound, dives into pop genre

Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

During the last week of October, 1.3 million copies of Taylor Swift's most recent album were sold. The last time an artist had that big of a sales week was in 2002, when Eminem released his album “The Eminem Show.”Taylor Swi...

Judas Priest reigns as king

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

It has been 40 years since metal band Judas Priest started making music and rocking stages around the world.Throughout the years, they have continued to record new music and tour. Fun Fun Fun Fest and Judas Priest’s new albu...

Thundercat brings the funk at the blue stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

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Thundercat, the first of two cat-themed artists to take the blue stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Sunday afternoon, lived up to his name as his bass thundered throughout his set and captivated the audience.Thundercat, born Stephe...

After 8 years in Austin, Fun Fun Fun Fest just keeps getting better

Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

This weekend marked Fun Fun Fun Fest’s eighth year in Austin, and I have to say, it’s only getting better. Each stage focuses on a different type of genre; for example, the black stage had metal acts such as Deafheaven, while ...

Alt-J makes colorful appearance at the orange stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

At Fun Fun Fun Fest, the English indie-rock band alt-J began their set at the orange stage Friday night with flashing red lights, as if to get the attention of the surrounding area. The audience looked around for the band as ...

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