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Jim Stephenson’s Adventure Through Bad Music

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, On-Campus

What was supposed to be a poorly written composition for Jim Stephenson turned out to be the start of a passion he never knew he had. Being a dedicated trumpet player from age 10, it was the college class he took at Northwestern ...

CCSU’s Wind Ensemble Hosts A Night of Americana

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, On-Campus

For their final showcase of the semester, Central Connecticut's' Wind Ensemble concluded their months of preparation with a celebration of Americana inspired compositions to family, friends and faculty of the Department of Music....

Your Spring, Spotify Playlist

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Nothing puts a "spring" in your step quite like a perfect jam -  a song that acts as an excellent dose for feel-good medicine. There's a certain, desirable feeling that comes with spring weather and what better way to celebrate...

Central Jazz Combo Brings Back The Good Old Times

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, On-Campus

A very underrated and satisfying way to end your long week of preparing for exams, finishing up final projects, or just pulling through until the summer comes, is sitting down at a jazz concert and letting the smooth ebbs and...

What’s With The Eternal Wait For ‘Eternal Atake?’

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Album, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Earlier in the year of January 2019, rapper Lil Uzi Vert announced he was not going to drop any more music and fans went ballistic. According to xxlmag.com, his exact quote on the matter was: “I wanna take the time out to say...

Get-To-Know C.A.N.’s Spring Concert

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concert, Music, On-Campus, Upcoming Events

Get ready Blue Devils, because spring concert season has finally arrived. Friday, April 26 kicks off Central Connecticut's annual spring concert hosted by Central Activites Network, with this year's guests A Boogie wit da Hoodie...

Here’s What Record Store Day Is Spinning

Carolyn Martin

April 18, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It is 4 a.m. on a Saturday and I am awake. Why? Because it is Record Store Day. Sports fans have the Super Bowl, record collectors have Record Store Day. It is basically Christmas Day for us. Saturday, April 13 is a day...

A Look Into Balance and Composure’s Final Boston Performances

Carolyn Martin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

With the start of Spring comes the start of the spring concert season. This year, Balance and Composure are first up. Balance and Composure are an alternative band who originally announced their break up in January 2017. They...

In Her Own Words Shows Promising Future With ‘Steady Glow’

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Album, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Los Angeles natives, In Her Own Words, are building a name for themselves in the genre of pop-punk; emerging from the scene with ambition and a knack for creativity. Currently touring alongside familiar punk-rockers Stand Atlantic,...

Peace, Love And Positivity Now Sold At The ‘Supermarket’

Shaina Lapuebla, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

Filed under Album, Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Lifestyles, Music

The subtle rise of Logic began in 2009, and 10 years later, this lovable underdog has transitioned into a bonafide superstar. But his stardom is far from dwindling with his creativity and musicality exploring different realms...

It’s Like Wearing All Black At The Beach And Loving It

Shaina Lapuebla, Managing Editor

April 2, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

What do you get when you intertwine surf music with dubstep, hip-hop, punk, folk and lyrics about pain, despair and death? Beach goth. The only question is whether it is more beach or goth. This weird conversion of style...

A Will Away: Something Special

Carolyn Martin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Filed under Album, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Most people do one of two things on spring break: go on vacation or sleep in. I did not really do either. However, I did get to go to see the Naugatuck, Connecticut based band A Will Away track songs for their new album. How...

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