Student band 8 Dollars Off returns to the WUStock stage

If you’ve been paying any attention to the campus music scene lately, you might have started seeing one band around quite a lot. This four-person tour-de-force has been making its way around campus: deafening the Co-op, entertaining Ursa’s patrons and rocking the small music practice room in Park House.

| Music Editor

Album review: Sia, ‘This Is Acting’

On her new, most recent album, “This Is Acting,” Australian singer and songwriter Sia Furler—who performs under the stage name Sia—displays her eclectic creativity through both word and voice. Although “This Is Acting” has been criticized as being an uncoordinated collection of singles, Sia offers her audience a wild combination of thematically messaged and musically styled songs originally meant for other artists to perform.

| Staff Writer

Top 10 albums of 2015: 1-5

Senior Cadenza Editor Mark Matousek shares his picks for the best albums of 2015.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Top 10 albums of 2015: 6-10

Senior Cadenza editor Mark Matousek shares his picks for the best albums of 2015. Check back Monday for part two.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Encore, encore! 5 songs to keep you studying all night

It’s reading week, which means we’ll all be burying ourselves in Olin Library and trying not to lose our minds. Hopefully, these songs help with the latter.

The Last Laugh: Is T-Pain the most influential popular musician of the past decade?

On Dec. 6, 2005, T-Pain released his debut album, “Rappa Ternt Sanga.” Bolstered by two top-10 singles—“I’m Sprung” and “I’m N Luv (Wit A Stripper)”—the album helped T-Pain become an iconic figure in American music due to his innovative use of Auto-Tune, a vocal manipulation software that can change the pitch of a singer’s voice.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

The Cadenza guide to holiday music

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, it’s socially acceptable to bump your favorite holiday songs for all to hear. Here’s what Cadenza will be playing for the rest of the holiday season.

X Ambassadors sing in the holiday season at the Pageant

On a Tuesday eve just days before break, the campus was quiet with everyone tucked away in dorm rooms and library cubicles preparing for fast-approaching final exams. A few doors down on the Delmar Loop, however, the night was far from quiet.

| Staff Writer

Album review: ’25’ by Adele

This holiday season, be thankful for Adele and her ability to make you feel nostalgic for people and emotions you didn’t even know you had. You’ll find yourself belting out ballads about love and heartbreak like you wrote the lyrics yourself.

| TV Editor

Album review: ‘Garden of Delete’ by Oneohtrix Point Never

During a faux interview published on a promotional website for his new album, “Garden of Delete,” Daniel Lopatin reflected on the inspiration behind the album, the eighth solo effort under his Oneohtrix Point Never guise: “Basically I’m just seeing how long I can stand in the bathroom with the lights off before I freak out.”

Harry Butt | Staff Writer