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Music

Spring Music Scene

Spring Music Scene

A look at upcoming musical events in the Kansas City area this spring, which will include Miley Cyrus, Arcade Fire, Buzz Under the Stars, Coldplay and The Wizard of Oz.

 

Krakow’s Spring Break Playlist

Krakow’s Spring Break Playlist

Staffer Morgan Krakow shares her favorite playlist for road trips, laying out and relaxing over spring break.

 

Streaming Success

Streaming Success

Staffer Sophie Storbeck reviews three music streaming sites: iTunes, Spotify and Pandora. Each of the sites are free, but Spotify allows a broad range of individual songs while Pandora and iTunes create individualized radio stations.

 

Album Review: Voices

Album Review: Voices

Electronic, alternative duo Phantogram, released their second album, “Voices” on Feb. 18. Phantogram balances their electronic feel with real instruments like drums and violins. They add them together for a haunting feeling that encompasses and calms you.

 

Album Review: Cavalier Youth

Album Review: Cavalier Youth

Check out what staffer Katharine Swindells has to say about one of her favorite bands from across the pond, You Me At Six, and their new album, Cavalier Youth.

 

Gimme Five: Songs You Can’t Live Without

Gimme Five: Songs You Can’t Live Without

We all have our favorite songs, but here are staffer Greta Nepstad’s five songs she could not live without.

 

Panic! At The Disco Concert Review

Panic! At The Disco Concert Review

Staffer Leah O’Connor recaps her experience at the recent Panic! At The Disco concert.

 

Long Live the Queen: Beyoncé Drops New Album

Long Live the Queen: Beyoncé Drops New Album

Beyoncé’s new, self-titled album has made waves and features various artists from Frank Ocean to Drake.

 

Package: Vampire Weekend Concert

Package: Vampire Weekend Concert

Vampire Weekend concert exceeds staffer Morgan Krakow’s expectations with a great performance. Vampire Weekend performed at The Midland Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

 

Preview: Buzz Beach Ball Returns to KC

Preview: Buzz Beach Ball Returns to KC

The eighth annual Buzz Beach Ball concert is on Friday, September 27. Hosted at the Berkley Riverfront Park, it will headline bands such as Phoenix and Alt-J.

 

Strokes’ New Album Delivers Different Sound

Strokes’ New Album Delivers Different Sound

Staffer Hannah Ratliff has been a fan of The Strokes since the seventh grade. Their latest album was different than their older work, but the new 80s feel wasn’t a total letdown.

 

Staffers Weigh In on How To Diversify Music Taste

Staffers Weigh In on How To Diversify Music Taste

Staffers James Simmons and Morgan Krakow share ways to diversify their music.