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Will He

Will He

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Up and coming R&B artist Joji recently released his new single Will He. Joji is well known for his other persona on YouTube as Filthy Frank, and releases most of his comedy and Rap/Hip Hop music under the stage name Pink Guy, but is currently creating a stir among his fans as he releases work out...

Good Grief

Good Grief

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

To think a title that I would associate with "Charlie Brown", would make such a great song, is amazing. On Bastille's album Send Them Off, Good Grief takes a more popish style, but stays true to its weirdly satisfying roots. At first the song seems to be about trying to forget a loved one. When really...

“Hamilton” musical’s soundtrack lives up to the hype

“Hamilton” musical’s soundtrack lives up to the hype

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Well, I tried and I failed to avoid listening to "Hamilton", the musical that swooped in and stole America's heart, as well as 11 Tonys'. Before buying the soundtrack to the Broadway sensation, which tells the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers, with a mixture of rap,...

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 2

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 2

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

August 10, 2015

  Hinterland Music Festival Day 2: Aug. 1, doors opened at 12 pm   Highlights: Mainly looking forward to Brandi Carlile later on in the night, a few of the acts before her took me by surprise especially St. Paul and The Broken Bones. Though the day was hot and almost to the ...

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 1

Hinterland Music Festival: Day 1

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

August 10, 2015

Hinterland Music Festival Day 1: July 31, doors opened at 4:30 pm Note: After receiving mass amounts of rain last week, Hinterland relocated from Water Works Park to Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater in St. Charles. This new location sits in the middle of corn fields 26 miles ou...

Grace Potter lights up Brenton Skating Plaza

Grace Potter lights up Brenton Skating Plaza

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

July 25, 2015

Braving through the humid air and blazing sun, Grace Potter fans of all ages still gathered at Brenton Skating Plaza July 17 to watch the rock act perform. Compared to the last concert I'd seen at the venue, space was valuable and hard to come by, especially when every being there wanted to stay out...