Review: ‘Hi, How Are You?’ is powerful

Jeffrey Petrone Staff Writer   He has been covered by people like Beck, TV On The Radio, and even Tom Waits. Yet, Daniel Johnston remains an underground figure in music. The 56-year-old is currently on what has been called his final tour. On...

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Review: ‘Lotta Sea Lice’ has a wonderful groove

Jeffery Petrone Staff Writer   In “Lotta Sea Lice,” connection is key, though brevity is in somewhat short supply. On their first collaborative effort, indie darlings Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett play together in a way that most bands should. Both are masters...

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Review: ‘Luv is Rage 2’ is a great album

Brandon Hayes Staff Writer   Lil Uzi Vert is a rapper/rockstar from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Luv is Rage 2” is the sequel to Uzi’s first project, “Luv is Rage,” which came out in 2015. “Luv is Rage 2” is his first studio album...

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Review: ‘Culture’ grabs attention

Brandon Hayes Staff Writer   Migos is a Georgia rap group that formed eight years ago. The group consists of three rappers, Quavo, Takeoff and Offset. They are recognized for creating the signature dance move, “the dab.” The problem I have with...

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Music review: Nick Jonas’ ‘Close’ is a ‘true representation of every relationship’

  JENNIFER DRURY STAFF WRITER It is pretty clear at this point that Nick is everyone’s favorite Jonas Brother, at least when it comes to being a solo music artist. About a month ago, Nick Jonas announced that he would be blessing us...

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Drew invites the Florham community to Drewchella festival

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Drew University, one of the three universities located in Madison, will host the second annual Drewchella music festival on April 16 from 12 to 5 p.m., and FDU students are invited to attend. Drewchella is primarily put on by...

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Kanye West, ‘The Life of Pablo,’ music streaming – and why it matters

NICK GORDON Contributor The digital age has brought unprecedented changes to some of the most established media, altering them in polarizing ways. Physical copies of movies and albums have seemingly become novelties, while streaming services like Netflix and Spotify have become...

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Reaction to Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 28, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Many films were awarded for their creativity and brilliance and many actors, actresses...

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Former Def Jam CEO talks music and media

ANDREW DAKAN Design Editor Fairleigh Dickinson University’s celebration of Black History Month started with an event titled “Music, Media & Modernity.” The event, which took place on Feb. 4, was headlined with an interview with former Def Jam Records...

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Opinion: ‘Formation’ is not the best single, but the most controversial

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor By this point, almost everyone in the United States is at least familiar with Beyoncé’s newest and most controversial song, “Formation.” And most of these people have an opinion about the song, whether it is...

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