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In case you missed it: five great underrated albums of 2014

Life & Arts Editor

April 14, 2014

Tons of great music is being constantly released, so it is easy to miss out on some albums that you might actually love. Here are five great albums that came out in 2014 that you should pay attention to.1) “You’re Gonna Miss I...

SXSW Music: Rosie Flores

Reporter

March 20, 2014

San Antonio’s rockabilly, Tex-Mex queen Rosie Flores will bring a bigger crowd to the dance floor than her male counterparts, all while wearing her signature cowboy boots and cat eye glasses.On March 16 at the Continental Clu...

SXSW Music: Childish Gambino

Reporter

March 17, 2014

A crowd of 15,000 people gathered as SXSW came to a close for one of the most exciting performances of the week.With a setting that could mesmerize anyone from around the world, Childish Gambino enchanted the audience with his s...

SXSW Music: Kim Hyuna

Sam Jackson

March 17, 2014

For me, there is always a moment when I see somebody famous in person and I think, “Wow, you really exist. Awesome.” For some reason, celebrity to my brain is almost like the lottery in George Orwell’s "1984": a complete...

SXSW Music: Real Estate

Reporter

March 16, 2014

New Jersey chill beach rockers, Real Estate, performed songs from their new album “Atlas” over the weekend at the Spotify House.Real Estate is an indie rock band who make laid-back and mesmerizing songs. The group was an official ...

SXSW Music: Periphery

Staff Writer

March 16, 2014

The inside of Rusty’s on Seventh Street has become a literal hotbox, almost like it is beckoning the arrival of an ungodly hot summer that is sure to hit Texas eventually, even though we keep getting respites. None of the people h...

SXSW Music: Jay Park

Staff Writer

March 15, 2014

When Jay Park came onstage wearing a black hoodie, I knew trouble was near.It was midnight in the Elysium and all throughout the club, everyone was abuzz, even Lady Gaga. We all had come to watch this Seattle-born Korean star...

SXSW Music: Schoolboy Q

Staff Writer

March 15, 2014

It is 1 a.m. and Schoolboy Q has a classic performer’s dilemma to solve. The crowd at Lustre Pearl has been waiting all night to see him, and some of them are getting pissed after a DJ bluffed for an hour so he could get here f...

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