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Giving thanks for the big screen

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By Derek Miles It’s that time of the year where our nation stops and gives thanks. So, I figured I too would reflect on the things this year has brought that I am thankful for. I’m thankful Chris Nolan was hired to helm the revamped “Batman” series. The dark atmosphere that he brought to the […]

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At the end of next week we will celebrate the truly awesome day of Thanksgiving. Two days before the holiday though will be an exciting day in music. Tuesday will bring loads of new music with many releases from some great artists. The Killers will release their third studio album, “Day & Age.” Normally I […]

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The torch is on the move, the battle begins

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By Landon Antonetti Since its conception in the mid to late ‘70s, hip-hop has been a torch passed from region to region in the United States. New York lit the torch and held onto it until the late ‘90s, fighting a brief battle with California over its possession, which led to the tragic deaths of […]

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Fashion, music combine to make a perfect fit

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By Maggie Lanham Here I am sitting at the computer, listening to R. Stevie Moore – thanks to the incredible musical knowledge of my roommate – and cannot for all my fashion wits think of something to write about. I am uninspired. Maybe it’s the drab weather or the fact that my house still doesn’t […]

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Term’s new album not a ‘five-star classic’

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At what point in hip-hop history did the MC die? Maybe it was with Big L or possibly with the notorious Biggie Smalls. Either way, hip-hop’s subject matter has been far less interesting ever since. Enter Termanology, a native Bostonian with New York swagger and a verbal arsenal that rivals the late Charlton Heston’s gun […]

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By Brad Bowling Once again, Metallica proved they are no fluke. The No. 1 name in metal rocked the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday night. A number of things go into making a great concert. These include sound, lighting and overall atmosphere. But the main thing that sets Metallica apart from other bands […]

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Various genres hidden in Ray’s new album

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Various genres hidden in Ray’s new album

By Matt Murray Folk? Soul? Bluegrass? Reggae? Blues? On his newest record, “Gossip in the Grain,” Ray LaMontagne is spreading his musical wings. No longer can he be contained by one specific genre, and this inability for listeners to be able to put a finger on him is what makes his album succeed with flying […]

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Blogs prevent music standstill

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By Nick Walters Sometimes throughout life you may find yourself becoming musically stagnated. The playlist on your iPod is filled with the same songs you have heard millions of times, and you just can’t find anything new that peaks your interest. If you’re like me, then you may be completely turned off by local radio. […]

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The Dame to host Obama celebration party

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By Polly Ragford You’ve cast your vote; now knock down a cold one! The Dame, located on 367 E. Main St., will host a celebration party, “Hip-Hip Hope,” Thursday at 8 p.m. in honor of our new President-elect Barack Obama.

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Delicious hip-hop beats drop this month

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By Landon Antonetti Once again, it’s time to prepare fans for yet another heavy month of hip-hop releases. If you’re hungry for some grilled, never fried, good for your bones, chock-full of all the essential vitamins hip-hop, take a look at what’s on the menu for this month: Entrées Sadat X — “Generation X” — […]

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