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The Roundup: The Strokes, Community, and more

Isabel Costa, Staff Reporter February 21, 2021

Community Community is a six-season, extremely underrated show on Netflix that follows a study group of seven students at the fictional Greendale Community College. This show puts funny twists on...

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For the Record: Music dump Friday – Shoegaze

Audrey Morrison, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

This week I’m talking about the highly contested genre: shoegaze. You either love it or you hate it. Or you don’t know about it. If you fall into this category let me give you a brief history.  While...

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The Roundup: The Wilds, Dua Lipa, and more

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

“Future Nostalgia” by Dua Lipa Although “Future Nostalgia” was released close to a year ago, Dua Lipa’s catchy lyrics and upbeat chords still get everyone on the dance floor. The album...

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For the Record: Music dump Friday

Audrey Morrison, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

As per a New Years resolution, I thought I’d like to share a short playlist of my favorite finds every two weeks. Every other Friday (hereby known as “Music Dump Friday'') I’ll pick 1 (or a couple)...

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For the Record: A love letter to the “Savior Complex” music video

Audrey Morrison and Eva Williams January 11, 2021

In the latest installment of For The Record, Audrey Morrison and Eva Williams talk all about Phoebe Bridgers's most recent music video. Before reading, check out the video: https://youtu.be/VJlR3pvgLQA Audrey:...

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Keep an eye out for these re-recorded Taylor Swift songs

Clara Kasik, Staff Reporter December 16, 2020

After two surprise albums in five months, Taylor Swift fans still have more to look forward to. "You hear my stolen lullabies" was a line many Taylor Swift fans were talking about when she released her...

For the Record: Top 10 albums of 2020

For the Record: Top 10 albums of 2020

Audrey Morrison, Staff Reporter December 16, 2020

Foreword: I will not hear NO Taylor or Cudi slander. They simply cannot be compared. Each of their musical abilities have no part in taking from each other’s talents. That being said… 10. color...

A complete review of 10 classic holiday songs

A complete review of 10 classic holiday songs

It’s that time of the year! Members of The Lasso’s Features section review some of the most popular and classic holiday songs. (As you read, try to discern which writer is which: there’s an extremely...

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For the Record: An alternative to live concerts

Audrey Morrison and Megan Clinton December 6, 2020

Concerts have had to adapt along with many other activities that involve large amounts of people gathering. Some bands have opted for a safe alternative to in person concerts with a fun and unique...

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For the Record: Autumn album essentials

Audrey Morrison, Staff Reporter October 27, 2020

As we transition into fall, we enter a weird space in time. Spring has passed and so has the need for bright, hyperpop music, however; it’s still too early to listen to Christmas music (and if you...

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Review: “In the Attic of the Universe”

Colter Adams, Managing Editor March 30, 2020

In the midst of the current semi-apocalypse, there's a thought experiment that gives me just a little bit of joy. Lying in bed at 3:00 am, I close my eyes and imagine that, when all that is left of human...

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The Districts bring stately garage rock to 9:30 Club

Colter Adams, Managing Editor March 13, 2020

Rob Grote is pretty scrappy even for an indie-rock superstar. T-shirt half-tucked into his sweats, wild curly hair flopping, he’s the kind of guy you’d expect to lather up in reverb, and sulk-sing...

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