Cadenza shares its midterm study music picks

This Halloween season, have no fear: Cadenza has a foolproof study list to use when you realize you’ll need to pull an all-nighter for that midterm tomorrow. Take a deep breath and enjoy.

#BlackBoyJoy and Rae Sremmurd: The commoditization of blackness in music

Shortly following this year’s Video Music Awards ceremony, Chance the Rapper tweeted a red carpet photo of himself dressed in khaki overalls, arms outstretched like a human airplane and knees bent so that he came, at most, to half of his normal standing height.

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‘Nothing but bangers': Chiddy Bang leaves it all out on Mudd Field

Social Programming Board took over Mudd Field in preparation for hip-hop star Chiddy Bang’s performance on the stage where just a few weeks ago Fox News broadcasted during the second presidential debate.

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‘Oh My My’: Is OneRepublic in the middle of an identity crisis?

OneRepublic’s latest album “Oh My My,” which released worldwide on Oct. 7, boasts an eclectic selection of tracks in its over-an-hour-long series of varied tunes that don’t really conform to any particular genre. Unlike their other albums, which were a clear fusion of pop and rock with a distinctive touch that stood out among others, this album feels like a potpourri of styles, heavily leaning toward new age music.

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Lewis Del Mar, a two for one in music

Industrial folk duo Lewis Del Mar, who visited Blueberry Hill on Oct. 14, is the product of best friends Danny Miller and Max Harwood.

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Just ‘My Type’: Saint Motel plays Delmar Hall, talks about rise

Saint Motel is one of the biggest names on the indie scene, described as being anywhere from adventure-rock to dream-pop, not exactly fitting into a specific genre, but has managed to carve out their own niche.

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Chiddy Bang uninspired, Mudd Field move questionable

We don’t need to be reminded that this semester we did not get to partake in WILD. Yet, with Social Programming Board’s announcement yesterday of the changes to the fall concert, I can’t help but feel that they are attempting to replace the void left by the absence of one of the most-beloved Washington University events.

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The Saint Johns play Blueberry Hill

The Saint Johns, a Folk/Americana duo named for the river that runs through member Jordan Meredith’s home town, has been making music together for nine years now. Jordan Meredith met the other half of The Saint Johns, Louis Johnson, at a party and the two had an immediate chemistry–not a romantic chemistry but a musical one.

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Tennessee-raised Colony House brings family rock ’n’ roll to the Ready Room

Colony House, formed in 2009 as the project of Caleb and Will Chapman, comes to St. Louis tomorrow night to perform at the Ready Room a year after performing at LouFest and Blueberry Hill. The band itself consists of Caleb (vocals and guitar), Will (drums), Scott Mills (guitar), and Parke Cottrell (bass).

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Ruby The RabbitFoot and of Montreal

What began as a quiet evening ended in an explosion of sound and color, as artists Ruby The RabbitFoot and of Montreal took the stage at the Ready Room this past Thursday night.

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