‘Indiana Jones’ and the spring break concert adventure

This concert—a showing of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” with the St. Louis Symphony playing the score by John Williams live—was an honest to god dream come true.

| Staff Writer

The audio philes: This week’s top three see old friends step back into the spotlight

Last week the music forecast was brewing one major storm of new hits for the music industry early Friday morning, including Ed Sheeran, Lorde and Sylvan Esso, a bundle of very familiar names resurfaced onto the new music stage with content this week, proving that in their spotlight hiatus they have been hard at work.

| Music Editor

A superstar in disguise: Rapper Noname hits St. Louis stage

Noname is her own kind of superstar. The absence of glitz and flare onstage is replaced by a refreshing, laidback comfort that the rapper exudes in her music, her presence and her audience.

| Film Editor

Feeling the Top 40 blues: The sounds and songs of Mardi Gras

Our Cadenza staff compiled their favorite sounds of the day for your post-Mardi blues.

The audio philes: This week’s top three encourage you to ‘keep on keeping on’

Over the past two weeks, a plethora of songs have hit the music scene, some from well-known artists, others from unknown artists.

| Music Editor

The audio philes: Synth runs deep in this week’s top 3 picks

I hope to introduce you to what I think just might be the best new music, from genres I hold dear to my heart and others you might hold to yours. Let’s embark on a journey toward a campus full of music listeners who knew that top hit “before it was big.”

| Music Editor

‘Daya’ing from excitement for this year’s WUStock

The WUStock artist for 2017 was revealed to be Daya just as the Congress of the South 40 Battle of the Bands was wrapping up Jan. 28.

| Staff Writer

Mosaic Whispers’ latest release brings the group’s 2016 ICCA finals set to life

Washington University’s oldest coed a capella group, Mosaic Whispers, kicked off the new semester with a new extended play, released on Jan. 24.

| Theater/Dance Editor

Jammin’ Toast: A visual take on a concert featuring Ken Bone

The Pikers, an all-male a cappella group well known for putting on memorable shows that go beyond simply singing songs, outdid themselves this past Saturday night with their 2017 production of Jammin’ Toast.

Isaac Jacobson | Contributing Writer

Arcade Fire: I give you new music

Arcade Fire, after a two-year break, is finally releasing new music again. And so, when the single “I Give You Power,” featuring the rhythm and blues singer Mavis Staples, was released, it was met with excitement.

| Staff Writer